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What is Uber you may ask?  Is Uber available in Jefferson County, West Virginia It’s the coolest and cheapest private driver service. And Yes! Uber is available !  In fact, there is an appfor that available on both  iPhone, Android and Windows phones! The following are a few helpful hints tips and trick to help your very first Uber ride in Jefferson County, West Virginia Just think about traveling to Jefferson County, West Virginia for your vacation  or business trip.  You might think that the only way around is with a traditional, expensive taxi service or by public transportation which takes hours to get from one destination to another.

The lions share of consumers traveilng around the United States believe that these modes of transportation are reputable and would never try to scam a tourist or business traveler that has not had a chance to familiarize themselves with the area they are visiting. After your reservations with the airline have been confirmed, and your hotel accomidations have been solidified, the only thing left on your todo list is figure out how you will get around town once you arrive.  The nicer resorts and hotels have a shuttle service that will take you to and from the airport.   But if your hotel does not have a shuttle, nor is near a bus stop; then really you only have 3 choices left.

  1. Friends or Relatives
  2. Traditional Taxicab
  3. Uber
TaxiCabs have been in business in the USA since the invention of the autombile.  Millions use traditional taxicabs all the time.  Their big disadvantage is price and inconvience.  If you are in densley populated area, you can usually hail a cab in 5 minutes, however, if you live in sparsley populated area, a cab can take 45 minutes to pick you up.

How To Use Uber in 

The following steps will make using Uber in Jefferson County, West Virginia a breeze.
  1. It is easy to register.  Start by clicking the graphic banner at the bottom to recieve your discount code. Once you are registered, the next step is to download the App by Uber from the app store, next you need to input your credit card account details, and verify that you have recieved your first time riders  Discount Code for a FREE Ride. It is required that you enter the uber discount code prior to requesting your  very first Uber ride in Jefferson County, West Virginia.
  2. Verify how many Uber Jefferson County, West Virginiacars are available to pickup riders close to your location in Jefferson County, West Virginia
  3. Next check how many cars, employed by Uber, are in the Jefferson County, West Virginia area and are can pickup riders that are in your current neighborhood.
  4. Now it is time to summon a ride. The nearest driver for Uber driver in the Jefferson County, West Virginia area gets the request, via their Uber Partners app, with your pickup destination.
  5. Make sure that you wither call or text the Uber driver with any information the driver will need to find you, such as out in front of a business.  Reminder:  If you live in a gated community, Do not forget to text the driver with your gate code!
  6.  After the ride is complete, it is time to rat your experience.  Please be mindful that a negative rating can severely hurt a drivers reputation, so only rate low if absolutely necessary.
  7.  Its time to pay.  Stop reaching for your wallet.  All fares are taken care of via the credit card stored on your account.  But don't fret, the first fare is on us.  Tipping is appreciated, but not required (there is nowhere to add a tip,so it will have to be a cash tp).

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Cities in Jefferson County

Jefferson County, West Virginia Information:

Jefferson County, West Virginia
Jefferson County Courthouse, Charles Town.jpg
Jefferson County Courthouse
Map of West Virginia highlighting Jefferson County
Location in the state of West Virginia
Map of the United States highlighting West Virginia
West Virginia's location in the U.S.
Founded January 8, 1801
Named for Thomas Jefferson
Seat Charles Town
Largest city Charles Town
Area
 • Total 212 sq mi (549 km2)
 • Land 210 sq mi (544 km2)
 • Water 2.0 sq mi (5 km2), 1.0%
Population (est.)
 • (2014) 55,713
 • Density 265/sq mi (102/km²)
Congressional district 2nd
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website www.jeffersoncountywv.org

Jefferson County is the easternmost county of the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census the population was 53,498. Its county seat is Charles Town. The county was founded in 1801.

Jefferson County is part of the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Contents

  • 1 History
    • 1.1 Formation
    • 1.2 John Brown Rebellion
    • 1.3 Civil War
    • 1.4 Joining West Virginia
    • 1.5 Rural Free Delivery
  • 2 Geography
    • 2.1 National protected area
    • 2.2 Major highways
    • 2.3 Adjacent counties
    • 2.4 Rivers and streams
  • 3 Demographics
  • 4 Communities
    • 4.1 Cities
    • 4.2 Towns
    • 4.3 Census-designated places
    • 4.4 Unincorporated communities
    • 4.5 Magisterial districts
  • 5 Historic buildings and structures
    • 5.1 Gallery
  • 6 See also
  • 7 References
  • 8 External links

History[edit]

Formation[edit]

Jefferson County was formed from Berkeley County in 1801 because the citizens of southeastern Berkeley county felt they had to travel too far to the county seat of Martinsburg. Charles Washington, the founder of Charles Town and brother to George Washington petitioned for a new county to be formed. It was named for Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence and third President of the United States. Virginia previously had a Jefferson County, which was lost to form the new state of Kentucky. Accordingly, in the State records of Virginia, there will be listings for Jefferson County from 1780-1792 and Jefferson County from 1801-1863. Neither is still located in Virginia and despite naming a county after him twice, Virginia no longer has a county named for its hero Thomas Jefferson.

John Brown Rebellion[edit]

The county's courthouse was the site of the trial for the abolitionist John Brown after his October 1859 raid on the federal armory in Harpers Ferry. Some 90 U.S. Marines serving under then Army Colonel Robert E. Lee and Lieutenants J.E.B. Stuart and Israel Green put down the rebellion.

Brown was sentenced to death for murder, treason against the Commonwealth of Virginia, and conspiring with slaves to rebel. On 2 December 1859 John Brown was taken from the Charles Town jail a short distance to an open field and hanged. Among those attending the Brown execution was a contingent of 1500 cadets from Virginia Military Institute sent by the Governor of Virginia Henry A. Wise under the supervision of Major William Gilham and Major Thomas J. Jackson. In the ranks of a Richmond militia company stood John Wilkes Booth.

Civil War[edit]

The county was a frequent site of conflict during the civil war, as Union and Confederate lines moved back and forth along the Shenandoah Valley. Some towns in the county changed hands between the Union and Confederacy over a dozen times, including Charles Town, and especially Harpers Ferry.

Jefferson County is the only part of modern-day West Virginia not exempted from the effects of the Emancipation Proclamation (as Berkeley County and the 48 counties designated as West Virginia had been). Slaves in the county were legally free as of January 1, 1863.

The Courthouse of Charles Town is the only Courthouse in America to have held two treason trials including the trial of John Brown in 1859 and a trial regarding coal companies from the southern part of the state.

Joining West Virginia[edit]

Both Berkeley and Jefferson counties had voted for secession in the vote taken on May 23, 1861. However, these counties lying on the Potomac River in the Shenandoah Valley, with the consent of the Reorganized Government of Virginia voted in favor of annexation to West Virginia in 1863 in a dubious election supervised by the occupying Union Army. Virginia tried to nullify this after the American Civil War, but the counties remained part of West Virginia.

The question of the constitutionality of the formation of the new state was brought before the Supreme Court of the United States in the following manner: Berkeley and Jefferson County, West Virginia, counties lying on the Potomac east of the mountains, in 1863, with the consent of the Reorganized Government of Virginia, had supposedly voted in favor of annexation to West Virginia. However, many voters were absent in the Confederate Army when the vote was taken and they refused to accept the transfer upon their return. The Virginia General Assembly repealed the Act of Secession and in 1866 brought suit against West Virginia, asking the Supreme Court to declare the counties still part of Virginia. Congress, on March 10, 1866, passed a joint resolution recognizing the transfer. In 1871, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Virginia v. West Virginia, upholding the "secession" of West Virginia, including Berkeley and Jefferson counties, from Virginia.

Yet in recent years, there has been serious talk about the possibility of certain counties in the Eastern Panhandle rejoining the Commonwealth of Virginia. Frustrated by bad economic conditions and what they perceive to be neglect from the Charleston government, this movement has gained at least some momentum. In 2011, West Virginia state delegate Larry Kump sponsored legislation to allow Morgan, Berkeley, and Jefferson counties to rejoin Virginia by popular vote.

Rural Free Delivery[edit]

In October 1896, Jefferson County became the first county in the United States to begin Rural Free Delivery service.

Geography[edit]

Tripoint of Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland in Potomac River east of Harper's Ferry and the lowest point in West Virginia.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 212 square miles (550 km2), of which 210 square miles (540 km2) is land and 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2) (1.0%) is water. It is the only West Virginia county where the Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah River that John Denver sang about in the song "Take Me Home, Country Roads" can be found. The lowest point in the state of West Virginia is located on the Potomac River (just east of Harpers Ferry) in Jefferson County, where it flows out of West Virginia and into Maryland.

National protected area[edit]

  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (part)

Major highways[edit]

  • US 340.svg U.S. Highway 340
  • WV-9.svg West Virginia Route 9
  • WV-45.svg West Virginia Route 45
  • WV-51.svg West Virginia Route 51
  • WV-115.svg West Virginia Route 115 (Old West Virginia Route 9)
  • WV-230.svg West Virginia Route 230

Adjacent counties[edit]

  • Washington County, Maryland (north)
  • Loudoun County, Virginia (east)
  • Clarke County, Virginia (southwest)
  • Berkeley County (northwest)

Rivers and streams[edit]

  • Potomac River
    • Opequon Creek
  • Shenandoah River

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop. %±
1810 11,851 —
1820 13,087 10.4%
1830 12,927 -1.2%
1840 14,082 8.9%
1850 15,357 9.1%
1860 14,535 -5.4%
1870 13,219 -9.1%
1880 15,005 13.5%
1890 15,553 3.7%
1900 15,935 2.5%
1910 15,889 -0.3%
1920 15,729 -1.0%
1930 15,780 0.3%
1940 16,762 6.2%
1950 17,184 2.5%
1960 18,665 8.6%
1970 21,280 14.0%
1980 30,302 42.4%
1990 35,926 18.6%
2000 42,190 17.4%
2010 53,498 26.8%
Est. 2014 55,713 4.1%
U.S. Decennial Census
1790–1960 1900–1990
1990–2000 2010–2014

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