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West Virginia Route 4

West Virginia Route 4 marker

West Virginia Route 4
Route information
Maintained by WVDOH
Length: 96.6 mi[1] (155.5 km)
Major junctions
South end: US 119 in Clendenin

WV 36 near Clay Jct
WV 16 concurrent between Clay Jct and Ivydale
I‑79 / US 19 near Gassaway

WV 15 near Sutton
North end: WV 20 in Rock Cave
Counties: Kanawha, Clay, Braxton, Lewis, Upshur
Highway system
WV 3 WV 5

West Virginia Route 4 is a north–south state highway located within and maintained by the U.S. state of West Virginia. The western terminus is at U.S. Route 119 in Clendenin. The northern terminus of the route is at West Virginia Route 20 in Rock Cave.

The road connects several towns in the central part of the state. WV 4 is concurrent with U.S. Route 19 from Flatwoods to Ireland.

WV 4 used to extend across the state, running west from Clendenin to Kentucky via US 119 and US 60, and north and east from Rock Cave to Virginia via WV 20, US 33, WV 28, and US 50.

Major intersections

County Location mi km Destinations Notes
Kanawha Clendenin US 119 to I‑79 – Elkview, Spencer
Clay   WV 36 north to I‑79 – Spencer
Clay WV 16 south – Clay south end of WV 16 overlap
  WV 16 north to I‑79 – Grantsville north end of WV 16 overlap
Braxton   I‑79 – Charleston, Clarksburg I-79 exit 51
  I‑79 / US 19 – Clarksburg, Charleston I-79 exit 62
Laurel Fork WV 15 east – Airport
  US 19 south to I‑79 – Charleston, Clarksburg south end of US 19 overlap
Heaters WV 5 west – Burnsville, Burnsville Lake Dam
Lewis   US 19 north – Weston north end of US 19 overlap
Upshur Rock Cave WV 20 – Buckhannon, Webster Springs, Holly River State Park
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ Distance calculated using Microsoft MapPoint mapping software.

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