Gov. Justice unveils interactive WiFi hotspot map

West Virginia News

CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS/WFXR) — West Virginia Governor Jim Justice unveiled an interactive WiFi hotspot map for West Virginia students. It is part of his Kids Connect Initiative.

The state is setting up more than 1,000 WiFi access locations across the state. The Governor is committing more than $6 million to set up these hotspots at all 688 of the state’s Pre-K through 12 schools, 32 higher education institutions, 255 libraries, and 31 state parks. The goal is to make online learning easier for those with limited broadband access.

The full interactive map can be found here.

Along with schools and libraries across southern West Virginia, here is a list of additional access locations:

  • Fayette County:
    • Babcock State Park
    • Hawkes Nest State Park
  • Greenbrier County:
    • West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
    • Beartown State Park
  • McDowell County:
    • Panther State Forest
  • Mercer County:
    • Camp Creek State Park
    • Pinnacle Rock State Park
    • Pipestem Resort State Park
    • New River CTC – Mercer County Campus
    • Bluefield State College
    • Concord University
  • Monroe County:
    • Moncove Lake State Park
  • Pocahontas County:
    • Watoga State Park
    • Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park
  • Raleigh County:
    • Little Beaver State Park
    • New River CTC
    • WVU Tech
    • University of Charleston – Beckley Campus
  • Summers County:
    • Bluestone State Park
    • Pipestem Resort State Park
  • Wyoming County:
    • Twin Falls Resort State Park
    • Southern WVCTC – Wyoming/McDowell Campus

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