About the Community
One-page fact sheet about the county
On the tourism side, check out some highlights of the area here.
History of ASP in the County: ASP has been in Nicholas and at this center since 2014.
County Seat: Summersville, WV
Major Employers: Sales and Office, Summersville Memorial Hospital, Board of Education, Coal and Logging Industries
Per Capita Income: $23,000
Percent Living Below Poverty Line: 18%
Interesting Facts: Nicholas County is home to the historic Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park. The town of Richwood, settled in the eastern mountains of the county, is known for it’s annual ramp festival. If you’ve never heard of ramps before, you should look up some information on this wild vegetable. Richwood and other small towns throughout the county faced serious flood damage in the June 2016 flood.