The quiet of a small town, the solace of a mountain farm, the vigor of a city neighborhood - you will find them all in Raleigh County. A relaxed atmosphere and friendly community spirit combine to make our scenic mountain paradise a wonderful place to call home. Raleigh County possesses many attributes that retirees find appealing. We offer a quality of life that is desirable for people of all ages.
A low cost of living, low property taxes, low crime rate, a mild 4-season climate and numerous activities are a few of the reasons people move to and stay in our community. Raleigh County is surrounded on all sides by national parks, state parks, and forests, and is served by four hospitals and an unrivaled healthcare system. The mountains provide a perfect setting for a place where inspiring scenery is joined with abundant recreation and a wealth of activities.