The residents of Hinton are looking to their greatest asset – their people – to build community. Once a booming railroad town, community members now rely on ingenuity, pride and connection to the place they call home, and their resilient spirit to keep the town moving forward. During a time of innovation and reinvention, Hinton is redefining how to build their economy for the future. Support for their small businesses, the development of recreational tourism opportunities, and putting historic properties back into productive reuse are just three tactics in the dynamic strategy this community is putting forward. Their challenges are shared by many West Virginia communities, and their successes are a model to uphold.