Pleasant Valley, WV
Located along Interstate 79, Pleasant Valley is the oldest community in West Virginia and became a city when it was incorporated in 1995. The oldest house was built in the late 1700s. The city combined the four communities of Benton’s Ferry, Kingmont, Pleasant Valley, and Millersville into a single entity comprising 2.38 square miles. Kingmont was used for trade along the Tygart River, and the town served as a bypass from Morgantown to Clarksburg.
Pleasant Valley is home to many popular outdoor areas including Morris Park, the Seth Burton Memorial Disc Golf Course Complex which includes the Orange Crush Disc Golf Course. The Celebration of Lights, an annual holiday tradition, is held in Morris Park every December. You can also learn about Marion County history in Pleasant Valley at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, The Purple Heart Memorial, and the Korean War Memorial. The Marion County Visitor Center is located in Pleasant Valley.