Historic Homes for Sale in Lewisburg
Lewisburg is a quaint historic town in southern West Virginia and offers the modern conveniences of big city living with all the flavor of small town charm. Lewisburg, West Virginia, is named after Andrew Lewis and was formally established in 1782.
In 1978, a 236-acre area in the heart of Lewisburg was designated a National Register Historic District. In 2004, Lewisburg was voted as one of the 12 best small towns in America by the National Trust for History Preservation. In 2011, Lewisburg was voted the “coolest small town in America” by Budget Travel Magazine.
The population for Lewisburg is 3,830 according to the 2010 census. Lewisburg has many 18th and 19th century buildings and is home to families, young professionals, and senior citizens and hosts thousands of visitors from all across America and around the world each year.
All types of homes can be found in Lewisburg from historic homes, to log cabins. Homes from small to estate homes with small lots to hundreds of acres. When it comes to real estate, there is much to chose from in Lewisburg.
Lewisburg is the county seat of Greenbrier County which is the second largest county in West Virginia. The leading industries in the County are coal, timber and agricultural operations, including livestock, dairy products, hay, grain, poultry and fruit. Nestled in the Alleghany Mountains, the area offers many recreational opportunities and considers outdoor recreation and tourism one of its most important resources.
The eastern and western portions of the County are linked by Interstate 64. Two of the main highways in the County are historical transportation routes that have been used for hundreds of years. US Route 219 (Seneca Trail) and US Route 60 (Midland Trail) intersect in downtown Lewisburg.
You can find so many things to do in Lewisburg like visiting the historic attractions and museums; or exploring the town of Lewisburg and enjoying the many art galleries, award-winning restaurants, sidewalk cafes, antique shops, trendy clothing boutiques, bakeries, gift specialties shops, and so much more. Spend a night or two at at the historic General Lewis Inn.
Today, Lewisburg is home to its own Carnegie Hall (one of only four Carnegie Halls in continuous use in the world), Greenbrier Valley Theatre is West Virginia’s Official Year-Round Professional Theatre, and the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, one of the 29 osteopathic medical schools in the U.S. and one of three medical schools in West Virginia. The Greenbrier Valley Airport, located on Route 219N in Lewisburg, has the longest runway in West Virginia.
And don’t forget the great outdoor recreation….Lewisburg and surrounding areas have many popular destinations for outdoor adventures such as parks and recreation, state and national forests..we have it all, from hiking, biking, boating, fishing, hunting, golfing, skiing, whitewater rafting, caving, ….check out the outdoor attractions in Lewisburg and the Greenbrier County.
If you like caving… you will want to take a self-guided tour of the Lost World Caverns, the cavern is 12 stories tall, 1,000 feet long and 75 feet wide. Or, perhaps Organ Cave “the largest cave system in the State, containing many caves and it is the third-longest known cave in the state. Both caves are registered National Landmarks by the National Park Service.
For the bicyclists and hikers take the Greenbrier River Trail, a rail-to-rail conversion in Eastern WV spanning 76 miles along the banks of the Greenbrier River from Cass in Pocahontas County to Caldwell in Greenbrier County and only five miles from Lewisburg.
Some annual attractions are:
- The State Fair of West Virginia is held in nearby Fairlea every August.
- Belsnickle or Old Christmas is celebrated with the Shanghai Parade on New Year’s Day. In this observation of the older traditions, people dress in costumes and march down the main street. Its term comes from “collie-shanghai”, an old word related to making a lot of noise.
- Food festivals: Taste of Our Town (TOOT) in October and the Chocolate Festival in April
- The Lewisburg Literary Festival, held in August, is a celebration of books and the written word.
- The Greenbrier Classic Concert series are held in nearby Fairlea at the State Fair Grounds every July. A handful of artists who have performed the last two years include West Virginia native Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Reba McEntire. Miranda Lambert, Rod Stewart, Lionel Richie, and Jon Bon Jovi.
Come visit this charming and historic town of Lewisburg and see what everyone is talking about….you may want to buy here and enjoy this place we call….Wild and Wonderful West Virginia….ALMOST Heaven! Contact Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®. I would love to show you my town….Lewisburg, WV, the coolest small town in America!
Homes for Sale in Lewisburg WV
Rebecca Gaujot ~ 951 Washington Street, West, Lewisburg, WV 24901 Phone: 304-520-2133