The Potomac Highlands region is in West Virginia. The Potomac Highlands of West Virginia is a large region comprised of 11 counties. This region is filled with hills and mountains that provide remarkable beauty, but at the same time make travel by land difficult.
Martinsburg is a city of 14,972 people in West Virginia. Founded in 1778, it was named in honor of Colonel Thomas Bryan Martin, a nephew of Lord Fairfax from Kent, who had moved to the general area around 1735.
Marlinton is a town of 1,204 people in West Virginia. It's known as the "Birthplace of the Rivers" because the Greenbrier, Cherry, Elk, Cheat, Gauley, Tygart Valley, Williams and Cranberry rivers all originate from the area.