About This Place
Athens is a town in Mercer County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 1,102 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Bluefield, WV-VA micropolitan area which has a population of 107,578. It is the home of Concord University.
Located near Athens is the Col. William Henderson French House, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.
Athens is located at 37°25′26″N 81°00′48″W / 37.423849°N 81.013363°W / 37.423849; -81.013363 (37.423849, -81.013363).