West Virginia

established June 20, 1863 formerly known as Virginia
flag of West Virginia
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seal of West Virginia
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coat of arms of West Virginia
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West Virginia two letter code: WV
capital: Charleston est. 1885
population:
1,778,070 ( 77.06 people per square mile )
Nicknames:
Mountain State
Panhandle State
5 Neighboring States:
Kentucky
Maryland
Ohio
Pennsylvania
Virginia
1 Areacodes:
304    
Airport : 73
Heliport : 39
Seaplane Base : 10
Ultralight : 1
Electoral Votes: 5
State Motto: Montani semper liberi
english translation: Mountaineers are always free
Highest point in West Virginia: Spruce Knob , 4,861 feet
fossil Jefferson's ground sloth
fossil scientific name Megalonyx jeffersonii
tree Sugar Maple
tree binomial nomenclature Acer saccharum
flower Rhododendron
flower scientificname Rhododendron maximum
fish West Virginia golden brook trout
fish binomial nomenclature Salvelinus fontinalis
bird Cardinal
reptile Timber rattlesnake
reptile scientific name Crotalus horridus
insect European honey bee
insect scientific name Apis mellifera
butterfly Monarch butterfly (state butterfly)
butterfly binomial nomenclature Danaus plexippus
land mammal Black bear
rock or stone Bituminous Coal
gemstone Mississippian Lithostrotionella fossil coral
zipcodes for West Virginia : 24701 24712 24715 24716 24719 24724 24726
all 498 zipcodes for West Virginia
Crime Chart West Virginia Crime (2014) USA Crime (2014)
population 1,850,326 318,857,056
violent crimes 5,5881,197,987
violent crime rate302.0375.7
murder and manslaughter7414,249
murder and manslaughter rate4.04.5
rape505116,645
rape rate27.336.6
robbery651325,802
robbery rate35.2102.2
aggravated assault4,358741,291
aggravated assault rate235.5232.5
property crimes37,6488,277,829
property crime rate2034.72596.1
burglary8,9731,729,806
burglary rate484.9542.5
larceny theft26,7795,858,496
larceny theft rate1447.31837.3
motor vechicle theft1,896689,527
motor vehicle theft rate102.5216.2
404 cities in West Virginia
Map City Population
Charleston 49,736
Huntington 48,638
Parkersburg 30,991
Morgantown 30,708
Wheeling 27,648
Weirton 19,175
Fairmont 18,733
Martinsburg 17,700
Beckley 17,056
Clarksburg 16,152
Teays Valley 13,461
South Charleston 13,045
Cross Lanes 11,061
St. Albans 10,700
Vienna 10,573
Bluefield 10,323
Cheat Lake 9,220
Moundsville 8,710
Bridgeport 8,359
Oak Hill 8,140
Dunbar 7,659
Elkins 7,226
Nitro 6,763
Hurricane 6,493
Pea Ridge 6,321
Princeton 6,035
Charles Town 5,899
Buckhannon 5,657
Brookhaven 5,412
Keyser 5,248
New Martinsville 5,218
Grafton 5,148
Sissonville 5,017
Ranson 4,941
Point Pleasant 4,276
Westover 4,223
Weston 4,082
Barboursville 4,069
Lewisburg 3,949
Ravenswood 3,843
Summersville 3,478
Shannondale 3,295
Culloden 3,274
Philippi 3,256
Ripley 3,255
Pleasant Valley 3,196
Kenova 3,083
Shady Spring 3,078
Williamson 3,003
Williamstown 2,965
Kingwood 2,959
Madison 2,929
Blennerhassett 2,893
Fayetteville 2,892
Follansbee 2,887
Pinch 2,783
Wellsburg 2,704
Crab Orchard 2,644
Milton 2,637
Hooverson Heights 2,601
Granville 2,554
Hinton 2,528
Petersburg 2,520
Paden City 2,506
Chester 2,498
Moorefield 2,482
White Sulphur Springs 2,438
Bethlehem 2,425
Winfield 2,354
Bluewell 2,245
Inwood 2,222
Spencer 2,195
Shinnston 2,171
Shepherdstown 2,079
Mannington 2,077
Fairlea 2,047
Daniels 2,023
Star City 2,014
Richwood 1,980
Welch 1,973
Belington 1,933
Bradley 1,905
St. Marys 1,858
McMechen 1,842
Alum Creek 1,832
Harrisville 1,775
Romney 1,773
Stonewood 1,766
Ronceverte 1,752
Prosperity 1,745
Logan 1,649
Coal City 1,632
Stanaford 1,629
MacArthur 1,610
Craigsville 1,599
Montgomery 1,596
West Liberty 1,590
Lesage 1,587
Eleanor 1,586
Nutter Fort 1,575
Salem 1,551
Glenville 1,543
New Haven 1,532
Mount Gay-Shamrock 1,522
Fort Ashby 1,511
Chesapeake 1,502
Terra Alta 1,493
Rainelle 1,481
Glen Dale 1,464
Mullens 1,464
Marmet 1,450
Despard 1,443
Mineralwells 1,441
Parsons 1,431
Boaz 1,400
Ansted 1,397
Ceredo 1,388
Wayne 1,382
Washington 1,380
Mount Hope 1,377
Mabscott 1,372
Sistersville 1,366
Benwood 1,361
Barrackville 1,321
Sophia 1,318
Brush Fork 1,309
Lubeck 1,304
Oceana 1,302
Beaver 1,299
Tornado 1,287
Buffalo 1,253
Belle 1,211
Chapmanville 1,205
Elkview 1,203
Clendenin 1,187
Mallory 1,183
Alderson 1,182
Lavalette 1,171
Rand 1,164
Newell 1,156
Hamlin 1,123
Gilbert Creek 1,111
Monongah 1,091
Pennsboro 1,080
Gallipolis Ferry 1,077
New Cumberland 1,063
Bolivar 1,060
Coal Fork 1,037
Marlinton 1,029
Bethany 1,029
Piney View 1,003
Poca 989
Sutton 984
Cedar Grove 952
Athens 951
Rivesville 944
Mason 942
Carpendale 937
Rupert 932
East Bank 932
Boomer 926
Cameron 903
Gassaway 902
Belmont 901
Gary 889
Falling Waters 887
Glasgow 877
Nettie 874
Lumberport 863
Elizabeth 839
Verdunville 839
Piedmont 837
Chelyan 833
West Union 831
North Hills 829
Bruno 804
Jefferson 792
Smithers 790
Middlebourne 790
Enterprise 786
War 775
Triadelphia 772
West Hamlin 762
Anmoore 757
Shrewsbury 745
Addison (Webster Springs) 733
Cassville 708
Mill Creek 706
Man 704
Salt Rock 702
Holden 701
Wiley Ford 688
Beverly 685
Fort Gay 683
Franklin 677
White Hall 663
Davis 658
Harts 656
Danville 655
Peterstown 645
Ridgeley 643
Shenandoah Junction 632
Red Jacket 631
Pineville 628
Bolt 628
Robinette 624
West Milford 619
Grant Town 618
McConnell 610
Hilltop 609
Bath (Berkeley Springs) 609
Switzer 601
Reedsville 601
Hartford City 598
Hepzibah 596
Gauley Bridge 595
Bancroft 592
Pratt 586
Chattaroy 584
Rowlesburg 581
Omar 571
Thomas 565
Union 559
Raysal 558
Clearview 553
Grantsville 548
Springfield 547
Masontown 546
Kopperston 546
Berwind 544
Delbarton 540
Powellton 533
Pine Grove 520
Spelter 519
Glen Fork 516
Kistler 515
Cowen 505
Junior 503
Comfort 501
Beech Bottom 500
Burnsville 498
Glen White 495
Montcalm 494
Paw Paw 493
Wallace 488
Charlton Heights 487
Ghent 486
Lost Creek 478
Hometown 477
Whitesville 475
Valley Bend 472
Matewan 467
Clay 467
Accoville 460
Stollings 452
East Dailey 452
Big Creek 440
Reader 436
Rossmore 434
Glen Jean 433
Gilbert 423
Matheny 422
Middleway 422
Fairview 414
Jane Lew 409
Prichard 408
Kincaid 404
Windsor Heights 402
West Logan 400
Lashmeet 390
Gypsy 386
Davy 385
Northfork 384
Kermit 381
Scarbro 380
Farmington 377
Big Chimney 372
Mount Carbon 369
Valley Grove 369
Justice 369
Meadow Bridge 362
Capon Bridge 362
Bramwell 362
Itmann 349
Ellenboro 347
Handley 341
Bud 334
Lester 328
Newburg 321
Hedgesville 319
Carolina 318
Great Cacapon 318
New Richmond 315
Flemington 313
Mitchell Heights 308
Bradshaw 307
Albright 304
Tunnelton 299
Kimberly 296
Harpers Ferry 295
Quinwood 288
Durbin 288
Sarah Ann 288
Hundred 286
Rachel 283
Crumpler 280
Bartley 279
Flatwoods 277
Idamay 276
Bayard 276
Iaeger 275
Pentress 274
Wardensville 274
Valley Head 273
Cairo 270
Henderson 268
Hendricks 266
Chauncey 255
Page 254
Keystone 252
Hillsboro 250
Womelsdorf (Coalton) 244
Greenview 240
Henlawson 239
Maybeury 238
Waverly 234
Covel 233
Hambleton 226
Elk Garden 224
Aurora 221
Matoaka 220
Huttonsville 219
Racine 219
Deep Water 214
Arbovale 210
Falling Spring 210
Anawalt 208
Burlington 205
Amherstdale 201
Galloway 191
Century 187
Corinne 187
Dixie 185
Apple Grove 183
Monaville 182
Blacksville 182
Kimball 178
Green Spring 178
Reedy 175
Littleton 172
Rhodell 170
Pax 164
Neibert 160
Huntersville 160
Worthington 160
Brenton 159
Smithfield 159
Camden-on-Gauley 159
Brandywine 158
Leon 157
Crum 157
Montrose 156
Sand Fork 156
Sylvester 153
Twilight 151
Pullman 148
Harman 142
Eccles 141
Falls View 131
Glen Ferris 129
Friendly 129
Oakvale 120
Prince 119
Hico 117
Belva 116
Helen 112
Big Sandy 109
Van 109
St. George 108
Beards Fork 108
Wolf Summit 106
Brandonville 103
Jacksonburg 93
Auburn 93
Green Bank 93
Dailey 92
Bruceton Mills 87
Whitmer 81
Fenwick 72
Birch River 70
Bartow 68
Tioga 66
Roderfield 66
Bergoo 59
Parcoal 55
Frank 49
Pageton 48
Helvetia 33
Pickens 32
Cucumber 30
Vivian 28
Cass 9
Thurmond 5
Bowden 0
55 counties in West Virginia
County Population
Kanawha 178,124
Berkeley 119,171
Monongalia 105,612
Cabell 91,945
Wood 83,518
Raleigh 73,361
Harrison 67,256
Mercer 58,758
Jefferson 57,146
Putnam 56,450
Marion 56,072
Fayette 42,406
Ohio 41,411
Wayne 39,402
Logan 35,987
Greenbrier 35,644
Preston 33,859
Marshall 32,459
Hancock 30,291
Randolph 29,415
Jackson 29,178
Mineral 27,704
Mason 27,126
Nicholas 25,965
Mingo 25,900
Upshur 24,665
Boone 24,224
Brooke 23,737
Hampshire 23,445
Wyoming 23,019
Lincoln 21,559
McDowell 20,876
Morgan 17,498
Taylor 16,973
Barbour 16,770
Lewis 16,452
Wetzel 16,204
Roane 14,656
Braxton 14,502
Hardy 13,920
Summers 13,563
Monroe 13,483
Grant 11,759
Ritchie 10,073
Clay 9,244
Tyler 8,995
Webster 8,893
Gilmer 8,672
Pocahontas 8,669
Doddridge 8,344
Pleasants 7,577
Calhoun 7,564
Pendleton 7,471
Tucker 6,968
Wirt 5,901