A small and charming town located in Logan County of West Virginia, in the United States of America, is beautiful Chapmanville. Founded in 1800 and named in the honor of founder Ned Chapman, the city was incorporated just in 1947. Ned Chapman, the founder of the town was a small business owner and he also ran the post office in Chapmanville. In present times, Chapmanville has a population of just 1200 people living on an area smaller than tree quarters of a mile. Chapmanville is the home of Shane Burton, a former American football player, Danny Godby, a Major League Baseball player, Earl Ray Tomblin, the present governor of the state and Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. the Winner of America's Got Talent, the edition of 2011.
Top Attractions within Chapmanville
Beach Fork State Park is the best place for recreation in Chapmanville and the state of West Virginia. This is the home of many animal species like bears, fowls, deers, foxes and nontropical songbirds. You can take walks on the special walking paths or bike rides on the trails made for mountain biking. You can even fish in the lake belonging to this Chapmanville attraction.
Highlands Museum and Discovery Center is a great place within Chapmanville, where you can see wonderful exhibits and enjoy a great cultural experience. It even hosts some interactive exhibitions and innovative programs. The museum has as main objective, as its motto says "Celebrate our past, explore our present and enrich our future". This is the perfect place for a family day if you want to make sure the kids will not get bored.
First Church of Christ is one of the pillars of the Chapmanville small community organizing not only religious events, but involving the young people of the community in all sort of events and fund raisers.