(12/14/2017)
Property taxes on oil and natural gas production will provide county governments in West Virginia with just over $96 million to fund local school systems and vital community services. The information is based on data from the West Virginia Division of Tax & Revenue.

The top five counties generating the largest amount of oil and gas property taxes for 2017 include: Wetzel ($15,375,578); Doddridge ($15,165,626); Marshall ($10,553,516); Harrison ($8,846,064); and Ohio ($7,170,770).

Calhoun County will receive $376,387.

Ritchie: $5,993,762

Braxton $157,408

Clay $287,995

Gilmer $483,437

Roane $569,002

Wirt $165,379


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