The easternmost county in West Virginia is the historic, and scenic, Jefferson County. Jefferson County is home to around 54,000 residents in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria metropolitan area. Founded in 1801, Jefferson County was formed from part of Berkeley County. Comprised of approximately 212 square miles, with 2 square miles being water, Jefferson County is known for its natural beauty. Jefferson County is the only place in West Virginia where both the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Shenandoah River can be found. Jefferson County is also home to the lowest point in the state, just east of Harpers Ferry on the Potomac River.
Jefferson County is home to part of the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and several other buildings and sites of cultural and historical significance. A few of the many buildings and structures in the county you will find listed on the National Register of Historic Places include White House Farm, Mount Ellen, Blakeley, Jacks-Manning Farm, and Brown Shugart House. In addition to the natural beauty and numerous historical sites, residents of Jefferson County also enjoy easy access to major thoroughfares like U.S. Highway 340 and West Virginia Routes 9, 45, 51, 115 and 230.
Jefferson County is a great place to live if you desire a small-town, laid-back lifestyle with easy access to the big cities. There are many noteworthy communities within Jefferson County including the cities of Charles Town, the county seat, and Ranson; the towns of Bolivar, Harpers Ferry, and Shepherdstown; the census-designated places of Middleway, Shannondale, and Shenandoah Junction; in addition to numerous unincorporated communities. Homes for sale within Jefferson County, West Virginia vary in price depending upon the location, age, size, architectural style and special features of the property. The average listing price for a condo in Jefferson County is around $260,000 and the average listing price for a townhome is around $180,000. While you can find luxurious homes in the county for close to $2.8 million, the average listing price for a single family home in Jefferson County is around $356,000.
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