WVU Medicine St. Joseph's Hospital is a thriving critical access hospital that is a member of WVU Medicine. Located in the beautiful mountains of central West Virginia. The hospital embraces its mission of providing holistic care encompassing a person's physical, emotional, social, and spiritual well-being. Faithful to the highest ethical standards, the hospital's guiding principles ensure that the values of the Catholic tradition are expressed in its daily operations. St. Joseph's Hospital was recognized in the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals in the Nation by National Rural Heatlh Association.
Buckhannon has been consistently recognized as "One of the Best Small Towns in America". It was ranked #42 of the "Best Small Towns in America" by Choice Reviews and received more nominations than any other town in the country for America's Coolest Small Towns by Huffington Post Travel. At the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains, Buckhannon lies 140 miles south of Pittsburgh, PA and 115 miles north of Charleston, WV. Enamored by our unique nature, outdoor enthusiasts find skiing, whitewater rafting, camping, spelunking, fishing, hiking, and horseback riding at our back door. Each autumn our wild and wonderful mountains explode with brilliant fall colors. Whether taking the train to the tops of the mountains, horseback riding the trails, or just taking a stroll on the many hiking paths, people feel truly refreshed by the clean air and slower pace of life. Buckhannon proudly offers a unique entertainment and arts venue. Whether it’s a cooking class, live theatre, Festival Fridays, or enjoying a glass of wine at WV’s only Micro-Theatre, there is something for everyone!
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