West Virginia gained its current status as a state in the year 1863. The government of West Virginia is lead by Earl Ray Tomblin and is based in the state capital of Charleston (Population: 51,400).
West Virginia State - Quick Facts
|Year of Establishment||1863|
|Capital||Charleston (Population: 51,400)|
|Head of Government||Earl Ray Tomblin|
|Total Area||62,758 sq km (24,231 sq miles)|
|Population Density||29.5 sq km (76.5 sq miles)|