The town of Elizabeth is the only incorporated town, and is the county seat, of Wirt County. Originally chartered in 1822, located along the banks of the Little Kanawha River and named for Elizabeth (Woodyard) Beauchamp, wife of David Beauchamp, prominent early settler.
Population, 842 (as of 2020 US Census); it has one volunteer fire department; elections are held every two years on the second Monday in April; officials take office within 10 days of election.
Current Mayor – Bobbi Snodgrass Moore
Alderman: Judith Matheny
Town Clerk/Recorder: Brenda Evans
Deputy Clerk: Sharon Jones
Elizabeth City Hall Contact Information:
Elizabeth City Hall
200 Beverly Street
Elizabeth, WV 26143
As of December 2021, Elizabeth had the following businesses registered to do business in the corporation: