Berkeley County Area Information

Berkeley County At A Glance

Berkeley County map

Berkeley County is a county located in the Eastern Panhandle region of the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of 2007, the population is 104,169, making it the second-most populous county in West Virginia, behind Kanawha. Its county seat is Martinsburg.

The county lies adjacent to the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan Area and is one of three counties in Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Due to its proximity to Washington, D.C., Berkeley County is the fastest growing county in the State of West Virginia and among the fastest growing in the entire country.

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Berkeley County Homeland Security & Emergency Management

Berkeley County Homeland Security and Emergency Management has partnered with SwiftReach Networks to bring the residents and businesses of Berkeley County a product called Swift911 that will send alerts in the event of emergency situations such as hazardous weather, road closures, utility problems, evacuations and more. Register to receive emergency messages in Berkeley County.