Cities in West Virginia
Types of local government
Local government in West Virginia consists of:
- 55 county governments.
- 232 city governments.
- In addition, there are 316 special districts and 55 independent school districts.
Cities in West Virginia may be classified as:
- Charter city: of which there are 108
- General law city: of which there are 124
Initiative process availability
The only local units of government in West Virginia that make the initiative process available are charter cities, all 108 of which have a mandated process for charter amendment. Charter cities may also authorize initiative for ordinances.
10 most populated cities
|List of Most Populated Cities in West Virginia|
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Full list of cities
- See also: List of West Virginia cities
|A guide to local ballot initiatives|
- Laws governing local ballot measures in West Virginia
- West Virginia ballot measures
- Counties in West Virginia