Lost City is an unincorporated community on the Lost River in eastern Hardy County, West Virginia, United States. Lost City is centered at the intersection of West Virginia routes 59 and 259. The town was originally known as Cover. Its post office has been open since 1892. The community takes its name from the nearby Lost River.
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How did West Virginia earn the grade of C+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. West Virginia has a state sales tax of 6.00%. Of particular interest is that West Virginia does have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. West Virginia has an effective property tax rate of 0.59%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how West Virginia earned its state tax grade of C+.
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