Wheeling is a city nestled among the rolling foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and hugging the Ohio River. It has an interesting history that spans from starting as a small outpost at Wheeling Creek to becoming a prosperous industrial city.
Wheeling is located one hour from Pittsburgh, PA, and two hours from Columbus, OH, with a population of 30,000 and a population draw of 100,000. Wheeling provides a high quality of life with excellent schools, including five colleges and one university, low crime rate, modern medical care, diverse housing and outstanding recreational activities.
It has been frequently rated as one of the most desirable communities to live by a number of national publications.
Mileage to Wheeling Hospital
Charleston, WV ..........180
Cleveland, OH ...........155
Columbus, OH ...........135
Pittsburgh, PA .............60
Washington D.C. ........ 300
- Wheeling Jesuit University, West Liberty University, Bethany College, West Virginia Northern Community College, Belmont Technical College, Ohio University Eastern Campus.
- Nationally recognized public schools, which often exceed national test averages .
- Parochial school systems.
- Private schools, including the Linsly School and Wheeling Country Day School.