Conservation payments in West Virginia totaled $79.3 million from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in West Virginia Receiving Subtotal, Conservation Programs payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Subtotal, Conservation Programs
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1West Virginia NRCS$22,100,35927.9%27.9%
2Hampshire County, West Virginia$6,679,9788.4%36.3%
3Grant County, West Virginia$5,450,2136.9%43.2%
4Berkeley County, West Virginia$3,861,0264.9%48.0%
5Greenbrier County, West Virginia$3,187,6424.0%52.1%
6Hardy County, West Virginia$3,071,4223.9%55.9%
7Pendleton County, West Virginia$2,703,7033.4%59.3%
8Mineral County, West Virginia$2,190,2962.8%62.1%
9Mason County, West Virginia$2,165,1172.7%64.8%
10Monroe County, West Virginia$2,024,4132.6%67.4%
11Pocahontas County, West Virginia$1,882,0712.4%69.8%
12Roane County, West Virginia$1,569,5152.0%71.7%
13Preston County, West Virginia$1,461,6841.8%73.6%
14Jackson County, West Virginia$1,323,9851.7%75.3%
15Braxton County, West Virginia$1,215,7921.5%76.8%
16Barbour County, West Virginia$1,089,7051.4%78.2%
17Randolph County, West Virginia$1,028,5561.3%79.5%
18Nicholas County, West Virginia$1,017,5071.3%80.7%
19Gilmer County, West Virginia$999,3881.3%82.0%
20Jefferson County, West Virginia$920,3141.2%83.2%
21Harrison County, West Virginia$842,8421.1%84.2%
22Marshall County, West Virginia$830,6111.0%85.3%
23Putnam County, West Virginia$807,0411.0%86.3%
24Upshur County, West Virginia$640,7300.8%87.1%
25Mercer County, West Virginia$570,7520.7%87.8%
26Taylor County, West Virginia$569,8930.7%88.5%
27Summers County, West Virginia$569,3550.7%89.3%
28Lewis County, West Virginia$560,3420.7%90.0%
29Calhoun County, West Virginia$527,0980.7%90.6%
30Raleigh County, West Virginia$512,1010.6%91.3%
31Wirt County, West Virginia$505,2360.6%91.9%
32Wayne County, West Virginia$495,0710.6%92.5%
33Ritchie County, West Virginia$443,2230.6%93.1%
34Lincoln County, West Virginia$431,7280.5%93.6%
35Monongalia County, West Virginia$425,2730.5%94.2%
36Cabell County, West Virginia$424,9780.5%94.7%
37Tucker County, West Virginia$420,9060.5%95.2%
38Marion County, West Virginia$381,3670.5%95.7%
39Wood County, West Virginia$360,0430.5%96.2%
40Clay County, West Virginia$345,8950.4%96.6%
41Tyler County, West Virginia$337,3960.4%97.0%
42Morgan County, West Virginia$315,0510.4%97.4%
43Fayette County, West Virginia$313,0290.4%97.8%
44Doddridge County, West Virginia$310,1410.4%98.2%
45Ohio County, West Virginia$302,2620.4%98.6%
46Kanawha County, West Virginia$283,6280.4%99.0%
47Webster County, West Virginia$221,7480.3%99.2%
48Brooke County, West Virginia$181,9580.2%99.5%
49Pleasants County, West Virginia$144,5470.2%99.7%
50Wetzel County, West Virginia$135,9910.2%99.8%
51Wyoming County, West Virginia$65,6190.1%99.9%
52Hancock County, West Virginia$34,2680.0%100.0%
53Boone County, West Virginia$29,1720.0%100.0%
54Logan County, West Virginia$6,1770.0%100.0%
55McDowell County, West Virginia$2,5060.0%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.

 

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