Fast Facts About Jefferson County West Virginia
Named for: Thomas Jefferson, third President of the US.
Population: 52,000 (approx—2007)
County Seat: Charles Town
Labor Market Areas: Martinsburg (WV), Frederick & Clarke (VA) Counties, Frederick & Washington (MD) Counties.
Website: Jefferson County Commission
Jefferson County WV Real Estate
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Community Spotlight – Ranson West Virginia
The City of Ranson is located in Jefferson County West Virginia with a population of approximately 3,951 people as of 2006. Ranson neighbors Charles Town West Virginia and is situated along Highway 9 to its east and 51 to the south, and it is also situated about 62 northwest of Washington D.C. Owning Ranson real estate is an attractive investment with it being a modern town with attractive homes, a strong local economy and growing population.
As one of the most beautiful towns in West Virginia, Ranson formed in the late 19th century when Charles Town Mining purchased 850 acres of land, most of it from the Ranson family, and now boasts nearly 4,000 kind hearted residents. Today, Ranson is rapidly growing with its population increased from 2,951 residents in 2000 to 3,957 residents in 2006. With this rapid population growth, real estate is set to continue increasing in value for years to come, making Ranson real estate a great investment.
Economy in Ranson
These days Ranson is a peaceful yet bustling community in addition to its rapidly growing residential districts along with commercial development locations. Ranson has offices from major companies including Amerigas, RC Cola, 84 Lumber, and offers local residents amenities such as a Home Depot, Weis Market, Kohls, Petco and many other convenient stores.
Shopping in Ranson
Potomac Marketplace, the citys commercial center is continuing to expand and offers numerous high quality restaurants, grocery and convenience stores, specialty shops and pharmacies. Ranson also has a prosperous medical community located in the area of Jefferson Memorial Hospital.
Ranson boasts a collection of some of the loveliest homes in the state. We also have one of the best school districts, the safest streets and the friendliest people.