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Secretary of State’s office releases business figures for September


The State Journal

CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Three counties saw the most percentage growth in business registrations for September, and 621 new businesses got their start statewide, according to the West Virginia Secretary of State’s Office.

The state agency’s Business & Licensing Division reported that the top three counties for business growth in September were Tucker County, with 1.68 percent growth, Morgan County, with 1.60 percent growth, and Wyoming County, with 1.58 percent growth. Fifty-four out of 55 counties reported business growth in September.
According to the West Virginia Secretary of State Business Statistics Database, 623 new businesses were incorporated or started in the state during September.

To discover more information regarding business statistics in every county throughout West Virginia, go to

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