Living Here


Public Schools

Tucker County Board of Education, Parsons, WV

Tucker County Schools places a strong priority on providing its students with a well-rounded and quality education. With an average class size of 15, students receive greater attention from teachers than larger districts. 

Alternative Schools

Mountain Laurel Learning Cooperative is a group of parents, community members, and educators interested in providing a unique learning experience to local students. The Early Education Program is a Montessori based program for ages three through eight facilitated by a Montessori-certified instructor.

Nearby Post-Secondary Schools

Greenhouse program at Tucker County Highschool

Greenhouse program at Tucker County Highschool

St. George Medical Clinic

St. George Medical Clinic

Healthcare Facilities

Direct Care of Parsons & Community Care Pharmacy, Parsons, WV

Mountaintop Clinic, Thomas, WV

St. George Medical Clinic, Parsons, WV

Veteran Administration (VA) Community Clinic, Parsons, WV

Nearby Hospitals & Emergency Services

Senior Life

Tucker County Senior Centers 

The Tucker County Senior Centers are funded through the WV Bureau of Senior Services, Older Americans Act, Upper Potomac Area Agency on Aging, Shaffer Trust Fund, and private donations from businesses and friends of the center. Membership is available to anyone over 60 years old. They also offer an Associate Membership which is available to anyone over 55 years old. 

For more information: 304.478.2434  -

  • Parsons: 206 Third Street, Parsons, WV 26287  –  304.478.2434
  • Thomas: Spruce Street, RR 32, Thomas, WV 26292  –  304.463.4425

Cortland Acres Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center, Thomas, WV

"At Cortland Acres, residents enjoy the best of both worlds, beautiful, mountainous surroundings and the advantages of quality, state of the art care. Our 94 bed long term nursing care and skilled rehabilitation center is located on a spacious 35-acre campus in the heart of scenic Tucker County, West Virginia.

The care and services we offer are as unique as each individual. Our comprehensive approach to nursing and rehabilitation care, as well as support services, meets the needs of individuals who require:

  • Around the clock skilled nursing services
  • Short and long term physical rehabilitation
  • Post-hospital and post-surgical care
  • Outpatient therapy services
  • Memory impairment and dementia services
  • Speech therapy services
  • Therapeutic and specialized dietary services
  • Hospice services

Cortland welcomes visits and provides tours which can be prearranged with an email or telephone call."

Housing & Real Estate

Selected Housing Characteristics: 2008-2012 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates - Tucker County, WV

Tucker County Real Estate 


Two public libraries serve Tucker County – Five Rivers Public Library in Parsons and Mountaintop Public Library in Thomas. Both locations are ADA accessible and offer free wireless internet, public-use computers, e-book and audiobook support, as well as a broad selection of reading and video materials. 

Fiver Rivers Public Library, Parsons, WV

Mountaintop Public Library, Thomas, WV