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West Virginia

West Virginia Facts

  • Capital City: Charleston (pop.) 50,478 (2008 est.)
  • West Virginia Population: 1,855.413 (2012 est.) (38th)
  • West Virginia Population: (per square mile)
  • U.S. State Populations: (all states)
  • Currency: U.S. Dollar (conversion rates)

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  • West Virginia Quarter: The West Virginia quarter is the fifth and final quarter of 2005 and the 35th quarter released in the United States Mint's 50 State Quarters® Program.

    West Virginia was admitted into the Union on June 20, 1863 becoming our Nation's 35th State. Nicknamed the "Mountain State," West Virginia's quarter features the state's scenic beauty with the depiction of the New River and the New River Gorge Bridge.

    The quarter bears the inscription "New River Gorge". Additional details

    West Virginia Quarter

  • Land Sizes
  • Language: English, others
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Charleston, Huntington, Parkersburg, Wheeling, Morgantown, Weirton
  • Name: West was added to this area of Virginia during the Civil War as it refused to secede from the Union. Virginia was named in honor of Elizabeth, the "Virgin Queen" of England.
  • Statehood: June 20, 1863 (35th state)
  • Symbols

West Virginia Photographs

State Capitol, Charleston, West Virginia, USA

State Capitol Building in Charleston...
by Ethel Davies
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West Virginia Cities, Counties & Area Codes

City County Area Code
Philippi Barbour 304
Martinsburg Berkeley 304
Danville Boone 304
Sutton Braxton 304
Wellsburg Brooke 304
Huntington Cabell 304
Grantsville Calhoun 304
Duck Clay 304
West Union Doddridge 304
Oak Hill Fayette 304
Glenville Gilmer 304
Petersburg Grant 304
Lewisburg Greenbrier 304
Romney Hampshire 304
Weirton Hancock 304
Moorefield Hardy 304
Clarksburg Harrison 304
Ripley Jackson 304
Charles Town Jefferson 304
Charleston Kanawha 304
Weston Lewis 304
Branchland Lincoln 304
Chapmanville Logan 304
Fairmont Marion 304
Moundsville Marshall 304
Point Pleasant Mason 304
Welch McDowell 304
Princeton Mercer 304
Keyser Mineral 304
Williamson Mingo 304
Morgantown Monongalia 304
Peterstown Monroe 304
Berkeley Springs Morgan 304
Summersville Nicholas 304
Wheeling Ohio 304
Franklin Pendleton 304
Saint Marys Pleasants 304
Marlinton Pocahontas 304
Bruceton Mills Preston 304
Hurricane Putnam 304
Beckley Raleigh 304
Elkins Randolph 304
Pennsboro Ritchie 304
Spencer Roane 304
Hinton Summers 304
Grafton Taylor 304
Parsons Tucker 304
Sistersville Tyler 304
Buckhannon Upshur 304
Huntington Wayne 304
Webster Springs Webster 304
New Martinsville Wetzel 304
Elizabeth Wirt 304
Parkersburg Wood 304
Oceana Wyoming 304
This page was last modified on April 7, 2017.