WVC 1 - 3 - 1
§1-3-1. Notice of intention to create new county.
When it is intended to apply to the Legislature for the
passage of an act to create a new county, a notice of such
intention shall be published as a Class II legal advertisement in
compliance with the provisions of article three, chapter fifty-nine
of this code, and the publication area for such publication shall
be each county from which any part of such new county is proposed
to be taken.