Any West Virginia Members here?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Lee Homan, Aug 8, 2001.

  1. Lee Homan

    Lee Homan LawnSite Member
    Messages: 163

    As a former resident of Parkersburg, West Virginia, I was wondering if there were any other members here from WV.
    If so how's business up there? Me and my wife thought about moving back but the last time I lived there in 1993 good jobs were hard to come by. I would like to continue in the lawn business but not sure how well it would go.
  2. 1MajorTom

    1MajorTom Former Moderator
    Messages: 6,073

    I went to member list, advanced search, then in the location field I typed in West Virginia. I also tried W. Virginia, and W. Va

    I was only able to find 6 members, and none of them had more than 3 posts each.

    Might be others out there, but that's all I could find.
  3. Lee Homan

    Lee Homan LawnSite Member
    Messages: 163

    Thanks 1MajorTom, wasn't aware of that option.
  4. Eric ELM

    Eric ELM Husband, Father, Friend, Angel
    Messages: 4,830

    I did the same search and found 15 using wv as the search in location. One member has 107 posts.
  5. Lawn-Scapes

    Lawn-Scapes LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,810

    I was just wondering which state is represented the most here...

    I see a lot of people from MD here..

    Eric... do you know?
  6. Lee Homan

    Lee Homan LawnSite Member
    Messages: 163

    Thanks 1MajorTom and Eric. I found those members. I thought maybe there would be more. Maybe more lurkers than members.
  7. dhicks

    dhicks Member
    Messages: 770

    If any of the W.Virginia boys or girls that are near Martinsburg or Harpers Ferry, Let me know. We can do dinner some Friday on ME!!!
  8. Lawn-Scapes

    Lawn-Scapes LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,810

    Harpers Ferry... I did a couple of Home Theater installs up that way... I think. Is there a correctional facility up that way?

    I'll take you up on the offer :) It would be a trip but I'd actually like to meet and talk with you.
  9. jannan

    jannan LawnSite Member
    Messages: 40

    Lee: I am from Fairmont, and my brother who is in business with me, lived in Parkersbug for about 8 years. We are just part time right now(second season) but hoping to build up to full time in the near future. Seems to be plenty of lawn maintenance & landscaping work in this area, due to the aging population. The job market in WV is still not great, but probably better than it was in 93.
  10. sunrise

    sunrise Banned
    Messages: 247

    I use to live in the great state of West Virginia. but now live in it's sister state of Virginia. I miss the slow pace.

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