Community The sense of community that exists in Pendleton County has always been at the heart of Pendleton County development.
Agriculture and the timber industry have been the traditional players in the economic base of Pendleton County, however, with changes in markets, depletion of timber and with an ever changing world, Pendleton County citizens have adapted to become valuable employees to the variety of industry located in Pendleton County.
Pendleton County is also within an overnight drive to over 60% of the United States population and over 1/3 of Canada's population.
Location Pendleton County can be accessed from the east by Interstate 81 and, once completed; West Virginia Corridor H will offer access from the west. This close proximity allows easy access to all the major market areas in the east.
Airports Private planes land within 18 minutes of Pendleton County Industrial Park. Commercial flights arrive within 50 miles of Pendleton County at Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport.
Truck & Standard Courier Pendleton's excellent location is complimented by easy access by truck and standard courier services. A Pendleton County plant or facility can get product to market without tools or traffic congestion. With a multi-million dollar highway upgrade under construction, future travel to and from Pendleton County will be easier than ever.
Trucking companies within the county find Pendleton roads to be free of the heavy traffic that clogs urban sites and costs industries countless hidden expenses in shipping delays and extra employee hours. These seven-days-a-week, 24-hours-a-day service providers have found Pendleton County an unlimited overland opportunity. One county-based firm was awarded designation as a 100 percent-on-time carrier. Although the traffic is light, an existing multi-million dollar industry delivers to scores of locations in Pendleton daily and maintains a highly successful business.
Rail Rail connections are located 20 miles from the Pendleton County Industrial Park. Servicing Pendleton is the South Branch Valley Railroad which joins CSX at Greensprings, West Virginia.
Air Service Air delivery is provided by Potomac Air Service less than 20 miles from the Pendleton County Industrial Park.
Overnight Delivery Services Delivery services are essential to many businesses, especially high-tech firms in need of rapid deliveries. Both United Parcel Service (UPS) and FedEx service Pendleton County. UPS/Sonic Air provide Saturday and Sunday service.
UPS and FedEx also provide next day delivery. An office in Pendleton County is completely in contact with the business world every day, 24 hours a day.
Telecommunications Fiber Optics and ISDN along with digital switching has placed Pendleton County in the vanguard of West Virginia counties with the latest in communication technology.