Service Updates

  • Mobile Library is unavailable due to mechanical issues; staff will report to usual stops for pick-up and drop-off services.
  • Riverside Public Library is closed until Oct. due to renovations at the Riverside High School facility.
  • Glasgow Branch Library is closed until further notice due to building maintenance.
  • West Virginia Book Festival is virtual for 2021, and in-person events are canceled. Visit for more info.

Government Information

Aerial View of Charleston West Virginia

Municipal Government

The municipal government is the local government in your area, including your mayor and city council members.

City of Charleston

Office of the Mayor
Amy Shuler Goodwin, Mayor

501 Virginia Street East
Charleston, WV 25301

P: (304) 348-8174
F: (304) 348-8034

Charleston City Council

City Council Committees

Ward Map

County Government

The county government consists of your county commissioners who handle the affairs of counties and towns.

Kanawha County Website

Visit the Kanawha County official website.

County Commission

Find information on the Kanawha County Commission and its members.

State Government

A state government is the government of a country subdivision in a federal form of government.

Executive Branch

Governor's Office Website
Jim Justice, Governor
State Capitol
1900, Kanawha Blvd. E
Charleston, WV 25305

P: (304) 558-2000
P: 1-888-438-2731

Governor's Mansion:
P: (304) 558-3588

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West Virginia State Legislature

  • State Legislature Website

  • State Senate Roster

  • State Senate President

  • State House of Representatives Roster

  • Speaker of the State House of Representatives

Members of Congress

Congress is the national legislative body, consisting of the Senate and the House of Representatives as a continuous institution.

Members of Congress


  • Joe Manchin III

  • Shelley Moore Capito


  • David B. McKinley

  • Carol D. Miller

  • Alexander X. Mooney