Whitesville Bank receives 5-star rating


December 18, 2013

Bauer Financial, Coral Gables, Florida congratulates Whiteville State Bank, Whitesville, West Virginia on its 5-Star Superior rating. This rating (based on September 30, 2013 financial data)indicates that Whitesville State Bank is one of the strongest banks in the nation; a dependable and financially sound community bank. Perhaps even more impressive is the fact that Whitesville State Bank has earned this highest 5-Star rating for 27 consecutive quarters.

“While banks may look alike on the surface, community banks, like Whitesville State Bank, are community partners”, notes Karen L. Dorway, president of the rating firm. “By keeping deposits local and focusing on the success of the communities in which it does business, Whitesville State Bank has thrived where other banks have faltered.”

Since its inception in 1956, Whitesville State Bank has been committed to providing the best of banking to its community. Its four branch offices are conveniently located in Comfort, Crab Orchard, Glen Daniel and Whitesville State Bank ( is a member of the FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.

Whitesville State Bank: Your Friendly Independent Bank.

Bauer Financial, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida, the nation’s lending independent bank and credit union rating and research firm, has been reporting on and analyzing the performance of U.S. banks and credit unions since 1983. No institution pays Bauer Financial to rate it, nor can any choose to be excluded. Consumers may obtain free star-ratings by visiting