The small town of Buckhannon is located in the County of Upshur. It has a total area of about 6.5 sq. km. and located at an elevation of about 1430 ft. above the sea level. The economy of the town revolves around industries involved in aviation, automotive, finance, construction, clothing, information technology, oil and natural gas, health care, hotels, insurance, petroleum, real estate, telecommunication and logistics. Commercial spaces are utilized by youth organization centes, truck repairinf and service centers, schools, restaurants, rehabilitation services, clinics, continental restaurants, auditoriums, supermarkets and garden centers.