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West Virginia Profile

In 1861, Virginians in the northwestern part of the state defied Virginia's secession from the United States. The region chose to remain in the Union and form a new state. West Virginia was admitted into the Union in 1863, after conditions requiring the gradual emancipation of slaves had been met. The state motto is "Mountaineers are always free," and West Virginia lives up to its nickname of the "Mountain State." With an average altitude of 1,500 feet above sea level, it's the highest of any state east of the Mississippi River. For a long time, West Virginia was a leading producer of coal in North America, but many people left to pursue better employment opportunities. That trend has turned around, and now the state's economy is in a more stable condition. The capital is Charleston, and the state flower is the big rhododendron. ...Read more here: West Virginia - The Mountain State

Capital City:
Charleston
Nickname:
Mountain State
Motto:
Montani Semper Liberi (Mountaineers Are Always Free)
Statehood:
June 20, 1863 (35th)
Origin of State's Name:
Name given to western counties of Virginia which refused to secede in 1863"
Largest Cities:
Charleston, Huntington, Wheeling, Parkersburg, Morgantown
Border States:
Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia
Land Area:
24,087 sq. mi., 41st largest
State Bird:
Cardinal
State Flower:
Big Rhododendron (rhododendron maximum)
State Tree:
Sugar Maple (acer saccharum)
State Song:
West Virginia, My Home, Sweet HomeThe West Virginia HillsThis Is My West Virginia

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West Virginia Schools

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Elementary Schools

Simpson Elementary School
(304) 842-3421
250 Worthington Drive
Bridgeport, WV 26330
Lizemore Elementary School
(304) 587-4823
Route 16
Lizemores, WV 25125

Middle Schools

Nuttall Middle School
(304) 574-0429
Rt. 60
Lookout, WV 25868
South Harrison Middle School
(304) 745-5582
Rt. 1, Box 58b
Lost Creek, WV 26385

High Schools

Clay Battelle High School
(304) 432-8208
Rt. 7 West
Blacksville, WV 26521
South Branch Vocational Center
(304) 257-1331
401 Pierpont Street
Petersburg, WV 26847

Sex Offender Information for West Virginia

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In West Virginia, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.wvstatepolice.com/sexoff/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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