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West Virginia

Data & Facts

West Virginia Flag
State Name
West Virginia  - State Abbr.: WV
Statehood
20-Jun-1863
 - Statehood Ranking: 35
Land Area
24,078 sqaremiles  (62,360 qkm)
 - Land Area Ranking: 41
Population
1,808,344
(2000; Census every 10 years)
Capital
Charleston
Biggest City
Charleston
Nickname
The Mountain State
Motto
"Montani Semper Liberi"(== Mountaineers Are Always Free)
Highest Point
1.482 m / 4,862 ft (Spruce Knob)
Lowest Point
73 m / 239 ft (Potomac River at Harpers Ferry)
 - Dayligh Saving Time
 - yes
Tree
Sugar Maple (Acer saccarum)
Flower
Big Laurel (Rhododendron maximum)
Bird
Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)
Animal
Black Bear (Ursus americanus)
Song
"West Virginia Hills" (by Ellen King and H.E. Engle

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MAP

 
GPS Coordinates

1 -- Charleston, West Virginia State Capitol
Decimal Lat: 38.335482 / Lon: -81.612614
Degree

 
  West Virginia
 

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