Jefferson County is the easternmost county of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census the population was 53,498. Its county seat is Charles Town. The county was founded in 1801. Points of interest include Harpers Ferry National Park, Historic Shepherdstown, Jefferson Rock and of course the Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Raceway.
Many residential communities have sprung up with real estate for sale in Harpers Ferry, Charles Town, Martinsburg, Falling Waters, and Hedgesville. It is a great community to raise a family. Enjoy a day hike at Harpers Ferry where the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers meet, a day of adventure at the Harpers Ferry Zip Line and Canopy Tours, Hike to Maryland Heights or visit the Murphy-Chambers Farm.
Educational facilities include Shepherdstown University.