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 six colleges/universities, 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 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.