Did You Know?

Hancock County is home to the Homer Laughlin China Company which produces Fiestaware that is sold worldwide. The company started in 1877 in East Liverpool, Ohio, coming to West Virginia in 1902 and continues today.

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Welcome to Hancock County, West Virginia!

County BuildingHancock County is the smallest county in the state of West Virginia, and the farthest north, being at the tip of the Northern Panhandle. It was created from Brooke County in 1848, and named for John Hancock, the first signer of the Declaration of Independence.

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