Charleston Kanawha County, West Virginia
Charleston: Capital city of West Virginia, United States
Charleston is a city located in the county of Kanawha in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 51,400 and a population density of 608 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 45,879 inhabitants.
The city was created 235 years ago in 1785.
Charleston is located at 38°20'59"N 81°37'57"W (38.3498200, -81.6326200).
Charleston forecast: A chance of rain showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%. more
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Charleston Quick Facts
|Population :||45,879 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||West Virginia (United States)|
|County :||Kanawha County|
|Different from :||Charles Town|
|Area :||84.54 km2|
|Named for :||Charles Clendenin|
|Altitude :||1,959 feet / 597 meters|
|Capital city :||Charleston is capital of West Virginia, West Virginia, Kanawha County|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1786 (235 years ago)|
|Time Zone :||UTC−05:00|
|Local time :||13:24:26 (21st October 2021)|
|Postal code :||25301|
|Density :||543 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||-12.03% (2010-2020)|
|Weather :||74℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather|
According to census records, the population of Charleston decreased by 12.03% in 10 years.
Local Places in Charleston
1 Charleston Sanitary Board
Address: 208 26th St W, Charleston, WV 25387 ➦ Show Map
☎ +13043488136 🔗 Url
2 Kanawha City Community Center
Address: 3511 Venable Ave, Charleston, WV 25304 ➦ Show Map
☎ +13043486484 🔗 Url
3 Kanawha County Magistrate Court
Address: 111 Court St, Charleston, WV 25301 ➦ Show Map
☎ +13043570400 🔗 Url
4 Parks and Recreation
Address: 1900 Kanawha Blvd E Unit 3, Charleston, WV 25305 ➦ Show Map
☎ +13045582764 🔗 Url
5 Roosevelt Neighborhood Center
Address: 502 Ruffner Ave, Charleston, WV 25311 ➦ Show Map
☎ +13043480529 🔗 Url
6 Charleston Housing Authority
Address: 680 S Park Rd, Charleston, WV 25304 ➦ Show Map
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7 Charleston City Hall
Address: 501 Virginia St E, Charleston, WV 25301 ➦ Show Map
☎ +13043488000 🔗 Url
8 Charleston City Parks
Address: 3511 Venable Ave, Charleston, WV 25304 ➦ Show Map
☎ +13043486485 🔗 Url
9 Charleston Municipal Court
Address: 501 Virginia St E #102, Charleston, WV 25301 ➦ Show Map
☎ +13043488079 🔗 Url
10 Chesapeake City Clerk
Address: 12404 McCorkle Ave, Charleston, WV 25315 ➦ Show Map
☎ +13049491496 🔗 Url
People born in Charleston (197)
- George Crumb (American composer) he was born in 24/10/1929
- Randy Barnes (American shot putter) he was born in 16/06/1966
- Jason Williams (American college basketball player, professional basketball player, point guard) he was born in 18/11/1975
- Charles Bent (American politician (1799-1847)) he was born in 11/11/1799
- Tommy Benford (American jazz drummer) he was born in 19/04/1905
- Alexis Hornbuckle (American basketball player, coach) she was born in 16/10/1985
- Anne White (American female tennis player) she was born in 28/09/1961
- Sara Jane Moore (American failed assassin) she was born in 15/02/1930
- Ann Magnuson (actress, performance artist, singer) she was born in 04/01/1956
- George Armitage Miller (American cognitive psychologist) he was born in 03/02/1920
- Jon McBride (American astronaut) he was born in 14/08/1943
- John E. Moore (American politician) he was born in 13/07/1943
- Lesli Kay (American actress) she was born in 13/06/1965
- George W. Atkinson (American politician (1845-1925)) he was born in 29/06/1845
- Gaston Caperton (West Virginia politician and president of the College Board) he was born in 21/02/1940
- Brad Bridgewater (American swimmer) he was born in 29/03/1973
- Carolyn S. Gordon (American mathematician) she was born in 26/12/1950
- Charles P. Snyder (American politician (1847-1915)) he was born in 09/06/1847
Schools in Charleston
College & universities near Charleston, WV
|237303||Charleston School of Beauty Culture||Charleston (WV)||25301|
Amtrak & bus stations near Charleston, WV
|CHW||Charleston||350 MacCorkle Avenue - Southeast||RAIL|
|MNG||Montgomery||Third Avenue and Washington Street||RAIL|
|THN||Thurmond||Hwy 25 & Hwy 2||RAIL|
|HUN||Huntington||1050 8th Avenue||RAIL|
|PRC||Prince||Hwy 41 and County Road 25||RAIL|
Post offices near Charleston
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Charleston Post Office||Charleston (WV)||25301|
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- Charleston , Arkansas city in Arkansas, USA with a population of 2,500 people.
- Charleston , Michigan township in Sanilac County, Michigan, United States with a population of 2,048 people.
- Charleston , Mississippi city in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi with a population of 1,882 people.
- Charleston , Maine human settlement in Penobscot County, Maine, United States of America with a population of 1,675 people.
- Charleston , New York town in Montgomery County, New York with a population of 1,318 people.
- Charleston , Tennessee human settlement in Bradley County, Tennessee, United States of America with a population of 706 people.
- Charleston , Utah town in Wasatch County, Utah, United States with a population of 496 people.
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Other cities in Kanawha County
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Kanawha County , WV. (more)
|South Charleston||12,036||City in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States|
|Cross Lanes||9,995||Census-designated place in Kanawha County, West Virginia|
|Saint Albans||9,763||City in West Virginia|
|Dunbar||6,951||Town in East Lothian, Scotland|
|Nitro||6,285||Human settlement in Putnam County, West Virginia, United States of America|
|Sissonville||4,028||Census-designated place in Kanawha County, West Virginia|
|Pinch||3,262||Place in West Virginia|
|Alum Creek||1,749||Census-designated place in West Virginia, USA|
|Montgomery||1,492||City in West Virginia, United States of America|
|Chesapeake||1,393||Town in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States|
|Marmet||1,351||City in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States of America|
|Coal Fork||1,233||Census-designated place in Kanawha County, West Virginia|
|Elkview||1,222||Census-designated place in Kanawha County, West Virginia|
|Tornado||1,187||Census-designated place in Kanawha County, West Virginia|
|Belle||1,108||Town in West Virginia, United States|
|Clendenin||1,098||Town in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States|
Distance to Other Cities
Charleston distances to largest West Virginia cities