THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF WILLIAMSON, WV

 

The museum features one-of-a-kind artifacts from the region’s history and informational displays about the Hatfield McCoy Feud, our coal heritage and more.  You will see items that were actually touched by Devil Anse Hatfield, Johnse Hatfield, Sid Hatfield, Henry Ford and other important historical figures.

Open Wednesday-Saturday, 9am-5pm, until December 17, 2016. 

Located at 801 Alderson Street, Williamson, WV (former Williamson High School)

The King Coal Highway is definitely worth the drive! Not only will you see the benefits of post-mine land use, but you'll experience spectacular vistas and mountains stretching from West Virginia, Kentucky, to Virginia! Just follow US 52S until you reach Taylorville, where you'll pick up the King Coal Highway. Mingo Central High School is also located along the King Coal Highway!

The Tug Valley Road Runners Club proudly hosts a monthly 5K. Open to all ages and speeds, running a 5K with the locals is one of the best ways to get a feel for our fair city. Plus, you'll meet some awesome folks, who are working hard to make Williamson and the Tug Valley a top destination for runners! Check out their Hatfield McCoy Marathon at www.hatfieldmccoymarathon.com. It's ranked one of the best in the nation! 

This entire town is on the National Register of Historic Places! Home to not only the Hatfields and McCoys, Matewan is known for the "Matewan Massacre" and the "Mine Wars," when coal miners were trying to unionize.

Matewan is also the winner of WV Focus Magazine's "Turn This Town Around" campaign.

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Visit actual sites from America's most famous feud! Highlights include: The McCoy well, Devil Anse Hatfield's marble statue/grave, Preacher Anderson Hatfield's Cabin, the Paw Paw Tree Shooting site, and the McCoy Cemetery.

www.tugvalleychamber.com

73 E 2nd Avenue | Williamson | 304.235.5240

Built in 1933 from 65 tons of bituminous coal, the "Coal House" serves the Tug Valley as a welcome center, gift shop, and chamber of commerce office. www.tugvalleychamber.com

73 E 2nd Avenue | Williamson | 304.235.5240

If you happen to have an ATV, UTV, or side-by-side, you definitely want to bring it to Williamson! The Buffalo Mountain trailhead has direct access to downtown Williamson, where it's actually legal to ride your off road vehicle into town (but, just to grab gas, lunch and/or sight see)  To learn more  visit www.trailsheaven.com

Drive the King Coal Highway

Hatfield McCoy Feud Sites

Built in 1933 from 65 tons of bituminous coal, the "Coal House" serves the Tug Valley as a welcome center, gift shop, and chamber of commerce office. www.tugvalleychamber.com

73 E 2nd Avenue | Williamson | 304.235.5240

Area Attractions