Located along scenic Route 2, New Cumberland is the county seat of Hancock County, WV. The Hancock County Museum showcases the past local industry, included manufacturing of fire and paving brick, sewer pipe, and glassware. Tours are available at the museum by appointment.

Just up the road, Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack, and Resort is one of the premiere resort destinations in WV. The casino offers slot machines, table games, and sports wagering, as well as thoroughbred racing, fine dining, and a luxury spa.

Each September, the city hosts a Fall River Fest on the banks of the Ohio River. The weekend is filled with good food, music, a car show, local art, a 5K run/walk, and activities for the whole family. The city motto, “Good people make a good town” encompasses the friendly and welcoming nature of this cozy community.