West Virginia , West Virginia

West Virginia: State of the United States of America

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Geography

West Virginia is located at 38°30'1"N 80°30'0"W (38.5003800, -80.5000900). It has 5 neighbors: Maryland, Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

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Seal of West Virginia

The largest city of West Virginia is Charleston with a population of 46,536. Other cities include, Huntington population 45,110, Morgantown population 30,549, Parkersburg population 29,306 and Wheeling population 26,430. See all West Virginia cities & populated places.

Weather

West Virginia forecast: Sunny, with a high near 79. South wind around 7 mph. more

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West Virginia Quick Facts

Population : 1,792,147
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
Head of government : Governor of West Virginia
Area : 62755 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.79%
Land as percent of area : 99.21%
Legislative body : West Virginia Legislature
Named for : west, Colony of Virginia
Altitude : 1,493 feet / 455 meters
Capital : Charleston
Establishment : June 06, 1863 (158 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York, Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 02:51:00 (24th June 2021)
Weather : 79℉ Sunny 7-days weather

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West Virginia has 5 neighbours.

  • Maryland state of the United States of America
  • Ohio state of the United States of America
  • Kentucky state of the United States of America
  • Pennsylvania state in the northeastern United States
  • Virginia state of the United States of America

  • Wayne County
  • Ohio County
  • Berkeley County
  • Randolph County
  • Kanawha County
  • Fayette County
  • Marshall County
  • Pleasants County
  • Cabell County
  • Braxton County
  • Wirt County
  • Pocahontas County
  • Clay County
  • Webster County
  • Calhoun County
  • Monroe County
  • Gilmer County
  • Mercer County
  • Brooke County
  • Wyoming County
  • Harrison County
  • Pendleton County
  • Tyler County
  • Roane County
  • Wood County
  • Monongalia County
  • Logan County
  • Lincoln County
  • Summers County
  • Taylor County
  • Upshur County
  • Hardy County
  • Tucker County
  • Boone County
  • Marion County
  • Mineral County
  • Jackson County
  • Mingo County
  • Preston County
  • Morgan County
  • Hancock County
  • Ritchie County
  • Putnam County
  • Hampshire County
  • Greenbrier County
  • Raleigh County
  • Doddridge County
  • Nicholas County
  • Lewis County
  • McDowell County
  • Mason County
  • Wetzel County
  • Jefferson County
  • Grant County
  • Barbour County

Demographics

Year Population % Change Method
1910 1,221,119 - census
1920 1,463,701 16.57% census
1930 1,729,205 15.35% census
1940 1,901,974 9.08% census
1950 2,005,552 5.16% census
1960 1,860,421 -7.8% census
1970 1,744,237 -6.66% census
1980 1,949,644 10.54% census
1990 1,793,477 -8.71% census
2000 1,808,344 0.82% census
2010 1,852,994 2.41% census
2011 1,856,301 0.18% estimation process
2012 1,856,872 0.03% estimation process
2013 1,853,914 -0.16% estimation process
2014 1,849,489 -0.24% estimation process
2015 1,842,050 -0.4% estimation process
2016 1,831,023 -0.6% estimation process
2017 1,817,004 -0.77% estimation process
2018 1,804,291 -0.7% estimation process
2019 1,792,147 -0.68% estimation process

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People born in West Virginia (114)

People born in West Virginia, including racecar driver Duke Dinsmore, rock climber Royal Robbins, economist James Duesenberry, you can see a list of people who born in West Virginia.

Largest Cities in West Virginia (more)

Cities, Towns, Villages, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in West Virginia.

City Name Title County Population
West Virginia State of the United States of America 1,792,147
Charleston Capital city of West Virginia, United States Kanawha 46,536
Huntington City in Cabell County, West Virginia, United States Cabell 45,110
City of Parkersburg City in and county seat of Wood County, West Virginia Wood 30,601
Morgantown City in and county seat of Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States Monongalia 30,549
Parkersburg City in and county seat of Wood County, West Virginia Wood 29,306
Wheeling City in West Virginia Ohio 26,430
Fairmont County seat of Marion County, West Virginia, United States Marion 18,388
Weirton City in West Virginia, United States Hancock 18,266
Martinsburg City in West Virginia, United States Berkeley 17,454
Beckley City in and county seat of Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States Raleigh 15,940
Clarksburg City in West Virginia, United States Harrison 15,225
South Charleston City in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Kanawha 12,047
Vienna City in West Virginia, United States Wood 10,124
Saint Albans City in West Virginia Kanawha 9,918
Bluefield City in Mercer County, West Virginia, United States Mercer 9,629

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West Virginia Counties (more)

Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated
County Name Population
Kanawha County 178,124
Berkeley County 119,171
Monongalia County 105,612
Cabell County 91,945
Wood County 83,518
Raleigh County 73,361
Harrison County 67,256
Mercer County 58,758
Jefferson County 57,146
Putnam County 56,450
Marion County 56,072
Fayette County 42,406
Ohio County 41,411
Wayne County 39,402
Greenbrier County 34,662
Preston County 33,432

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West Virginia Regions Map
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Usa West Virginia Location Map
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West Virginia Road Map
West Virginia Flag Map
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Counties Map of West Virginia
Counties Map of West Virginia
West Virginia Relief Map
West Virginia Relief Map
Where Is West Virginia Located
Where Is West Virginia Located
West Virginia Cities And Towns
West Virginia Cities And Towns
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West Virginia Rivers And Lakes
West Virginia Rivers And Lakes
West Virginia Reference Map
West Virginia Reference Map

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