Introduction to Vienna, West Virginia
Vienna, West Virginia, in Wood county, is 67 miles N of Charleston, West Virginia and 88 miles SE of Columbus, Ohio. The city is conveniently located inside the Parkersburg-Marietta metropolitan area. There are an estimated 10,861 people in Vienna.
Vienna was officially incorporated in 1936. It was named after the town of Vienna, Virginia. Wood County was created from the western part of Harrison County in 1798. The county was named in honor of Virginia Governor James Wood.
Vienna and nearby Attractions
- Ohio River Museum
- Strouds Run State Park
- Campus Martius Museum
- Blue Rock State Park
- North Bend State Park
- Cedar Creek State Park
Things To Do In Vienna
Blue Rock State Park, Wolf Run State Park, Cedar Creek State Park and North Bend State Park are popular local recreational destinations. The Grand Central Mall Shopping Center and the Vienna Shopping Center offer opportunities for shopping. The Ohio River Museum and Campus Martius Museum are popular among those interested in the area’s history.
Yeager Airport is the nearest major airport.
Vienna Higher Education
Ohio Valley College is the local institution of higher educational. Other nearby institutions include West Virginia State College, Ohio University and Marshall University.