West Virginia Route 4

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West Virginia Route 4

WV 4 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by WVDOH
Length96.6 mi[1] (155.5 km)
Major junctions
South end US 119 in Clendenin
Major intersections 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
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountiesKanawha, Clay, Braxton, Lewis, Upshur
Highway system
WV 3 WV 5
View north along WV 4 at CR 4/20 in Duck

West Virginia Route 4 is a north–south state highway within and maintained by the U.S. state of West Virginia. The southern 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

US 119 to I-79 – Elkview, Spencer

WV 36 north to I-79 – Spencer
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, ClarksburgI-79 exit 51
I-79 / US 19 – Clarksburg, CharlestonI-79 exit 62
Laurel Fork
WV 15 east – Airport

US 19 south to I-79 – Charleston, Clarksburg
south end of US 19 overlap
WV 5 west – Burnsville, Burnsville Lake Dam
US 19 north – Weston
north end of US 19 overlap
UpshurRock 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.