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Clendenin, West Virginia


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Clendenin, West Virginia

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The Town of Clendenin, West Virginia was established in 1904 and is located on the Elk River in Kanawha County.

Our town is rich with history and filled with promise, opportunity and resilient people who genuinely care about the community.

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Featured Events

The Town of Clendenin, West Virginia invites you to join us in celebrating the heart of what makes our town so special.

We have numerous events throughout the year and encourage you to discover the charm of our small town for yourself.

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clendenin wv car show

Annual Car Show

Sat. June 17th | 10am-3pm
Clendenin Methodist Church

clendenin wv festival

Clendenin Lucky 7 Celebration

Sat. June 24th | 10am-Dark

clendenin wv 5k run

5K Run / 1 Mile Wlak

Sat. June 24th | 9am-5pm

Clendenin’s Beauty is Everyone’s Duty

Current Administration

The current administration took office in June of 2021 and the next town election is June 13, 2023.

Mayor: Kay Summers

Pictured: Mayor Kay Summers, Recorder Erica Kearns, Treasure Roger Townsend, Councilman Dave Knight, and Councilman Scott Bird  receive ARP (American Rescue Plan) Grant from the Kanawha County Commission to pave 2.2 miles of the Elk River Trail in downtown Clendenin presented by President Kent Carper, Commissioner Ben Salango, and Commissioner Lance Wheeler.

Current Administration

Clendenin, West Virginia

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  • 0.1 min readPublished On: June 16, 2023

    ELECTION RESULTS 2023-2024 Town Council Mayor Kay Summers Recorder Erica Kearns Councilman Scott Bird Councilman David Canterbury Councilman Dave Knight Councilman Russ Underwood Congratulations to all officials!

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  • 0.5 min readPublished On: February 6, 2023

    GOOD NEWS!! Clendenin Police Department received $200,000 from a Congressionally Directed Spending request secured by Senator Joe Manchin III!  This investment will further enhance our department by benefiting our officers and the citizens of our Town.  Training and equipment will be upgraded as well as additional personnel. THANK YOU Senator

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