Did You Know?

Hancock County is home to the world's largest teapot. It was constructed in 1938, is 14 feet in diameter and 14 feet high, and was used to outlet a variety of pottery products made locally. A complete restoration was performed in 1990.

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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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