A growing community characterized by its history, excellence and close-knit residents, Hurricane West Virginia is where over six-thousand residents live, work, and play. Established in 1888, Hurricane is the largest city in Putnam County. With one of the highest rated public school systems in the state and above-average business growth, we’re where families from across the country find their new home. In fact, we’re been ranked as one of the best places to raise a family by Bloomberg Businessweek. In Hurricane, we have plenty to offer community members of all ages. From our walking trails, to our Sprayground, and many facilities for sports teams and leagues, we like to think we have a little something for everyone, regardless of where your interests lie. Discover all we have to offer in Hurricane, West Virginia, a progressive community on the rise.