In the Eastern Panhandle of the state, in Berkeley County, West Virginia, you’ll find the remarkable town of Hedgesville. Hedgesville is home to around 320 residents. Laid out in 1832, Hedgesville is located along West Virginia Route 9. Named for the Hedges family, Hedgesville is a National Register Historic District nestled in Skinner's Gap in North Mountain. Found seven miles north of Martinsburg, Hedgesville is older than the State of West Virginia, as a political entity.
Hedgesville was established as a town in 1836, though originally platted in 1830 from land owned by Mary Claycomb and Josiah Hedges. Hedgesville grew out of a trading village used by settlers moving west across the North Mountain. Located at the site of a natural limestone spring, Hedgesville was a summer resort town from the 1880's through the 1920s.
Composed of approximately 0.13 square miles, Hedgesville, West Virginia has real estate options sure to impress prospective homebuyers looking to relocate in Berkeley County.