The county of Upshur is located in West Virginia and was founded in 1851. There are 24,758 residents in Upshur who have access to courthouses in Buckhannon. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. West Virginia is part of the 4th federal circuit court as well.
There are 5,639 residents in Buckhannon, which is 2.8 square miles and 1,430ft above sea level.