West Virginia Route 8

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West Virginia Route 8 marker

West Virginia Route 8
Route information
Maintained by WVDOH
Length 8.3 mi[1] (13.4 km)
Major junctions
South end WV-2.svg WV 2 in New Cumberland
North end US 30.svg US 30 near Chester
Counties Hancock
Highway system
WV 7 WV 9
View north along WV 8 in New Manchester

West Virginia Route 8 is a north–south state highway in Hancock County in West Virginia's Northern Panhandle. The southern terminus of the route is at West Virginia Route 2 on the northern outskirts of New Cumberland. The northern terminus is at U.S. Route 30 southeast of Chester.

WV 8 was formerly part of WV 2, with WV 66 following present WV 2 north of New Cumberland.

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Hancock County.

Location mi km Destinations Notes
New Cumberland WV 2 – Weirton, Chester
US 30 (Lincoln Highway) / CR 16 (Pyramus Road) – Chester, Pittsburgh
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ Distance calculated using Microsoft MapPoint mapping software.