325 Logan Street, Mcmechen, West Virginia 26040, United States

(304) 232-3140

City of McMechen

City of McMechen

City of McMechen City of McMechen

City of McMechen

City of McMechen

City of McMechen City of McMechen City of McMechen

Serving the citizens of our community


Serving the citizens of our community


 McMechen is nestled in the beautiful hills along the Ohio River in the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia. The city was incorporated in 1905 and named for the original settlers; William and Sidney (Johnson) McMechen.

Public Notice

Important information

Dear Citizens of McMechen:

The City of McMechen is continuing to work with Governor Justice, the WV Department of Health and Human Resources and the Marshall County Health Department to minimize the risk of the Coronavirus to both citizens and employees. Utility payments and citations will only be accepted by mail or drop box. You may pay using check, money order or cash. If you do not have the exact amount when using cash, any additional amount will be applied to your account. During this time, late fees will not be applied and there will be no shut offs. Trash pickup will operate as usual. NO city employee will be permitted to enter any residents. We will do everything we can for our citizens, we must however keep our employees safe. 

The City building will remain on lock down, the gym is now officially closed, and offices will be staffed as needed. All non-essential services will be postponed until further notice. Building permits, city license and B&O taxes will be conducted by phone, mail and drop box. If you need a building permit, call the city building and we can let you know the amount. It can then be left in the drop box and a permit will be mailed out, if needed, please call the city building. 

According to Governor Justice’s order, all parks, playgrounds, basketball courts, shelters and public restrooms are currently closed and will remain that way until further notice.

We will continue to work with State and Local Officials and make necessary adjustments as needed.  We are all going through this together, we ask for your patience during this time.

Thank you

Mayor David Goddard



City Council Meeting to be announced

City Building

City Council Meeting to be announced

City Building


 Providing a safe and healthy environment for our citizens and employees is top priority!! At this time that means doing all we can to limit potential exposure to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Effectively immediately:

  • only ESSENTIAL STAFF will be permitted in the city building. 
  • Water payments must be placed in the drop box. We accept check, money order or cash. If you do not have the correct amount, anything extra will be credited to your account.
  • Citation payments must be placed in the drop box. We will only accept check or money order.
  • NO ONE will be permitted to use the gym for ANY reason.





The Mayor and City Council offer the following update.
On December 11, 2019, The WV Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) has been awarded more than $1 million  in grant funding from FEMA for the City of McMechen Wastewater Sewer Treatment Plant. 

  • This $1.4 million is part of the 2017 recovery
  • FEMA is assisting us with repairs to the wastewater treatment plant
  • This is only the 1st phase of this project
  • We have 2 significant phases that are still in the works

Please share this information as widely as possible to help us provide situational awareness to the entire community.

Thank you for your continued patience and support! 

Press Releases



Click on the link for the wastewater treatment plant grant award


Clink the link for the latest from the Recovery Informational Meeting.


Click the link for water improvement and flood project updates. 


Contact Us

Let us know how we can assist you.

Send us a message with any questions or concerns, and we'll get back to you with answers as soon as we can.

City of McMechen

325 Logan Street, McMechen, West Virginia 26040, United States

(304) 232-3140