Saturday, January 26, 2008

West Virginia

Capital Charleston
Area 24,231 sq mi
62,758 sq km
(2000 census) 1,808,344
Major Cities
(2000 census) Charleston (53,421), Huntington (51,475),
Parkersburg (33,099), Wheeling (31,419),
Morgantown (26,809)
Major Rivers Ohio, Potomac, Kanawha, New, Monongahela
Highest Point Spruce Knob
4,861 feet
1,482 meters
Industry chemicals, mining, primary metals, stone, clay, and glass products, tourism
Agriculture beef cattle, dairy products, poultry, apples
Minerals and Resources coal, natural gas, crushed stone, portland cement, salt