Welcome to WEST VIRGINIA

Find Neighborhoods, Home Values, Schools, Demographics, Local Discussions, Maps, & much more.

logoSet Up Your Free Website

Connect Your Community Now!

Find Your Neighborhood or Organization

State Information: WEST VIRGINIA

Welcome to West Virginia! Looking for local information? Take in hometown perspectives from individual neighborhood and HOA websites. Participate in community discussions, get instant real estate values, and view some great photos of West Virginia. Explore a map of West Virginia, learn about local schools, and review regional sex offender information. Find more resources with nearby cities and counties, and a list of West Virginia zip codes. Want to connect with your community? Set up a free HOA or neighborhood website now!

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

Featured Discussions

Start a New Discussion in West Virginia

0 replies

The Board will not respond to anonymous letters. If you wish to discuss something, contact the President or Vice President. The ... more

Started: October 8th 2007

I had inquired in an earlier post if there was an ordinance against pit bulls in Wyandotte. One person thought there was,... more

Started: March 16th 2004

  For all who live in town of Babylon. Please recognize a Candidate for Babylon Town Clerk. I have visited his website,... more

Posted In: Lindenhurst, NY Tags: Politics
Started: September 19th 2017

More Discussions...

West Virginia Schools

Find A School

Browse all 804 Schools in West Virginia

Elementary Schools

Wetzel County Center For Children And Families
(304) 455-2468
Rr2 Box 107
New Martinsville, WV 26155
Diana Elementary School
(304) 847-2112
90 Eagle Lane
Diana, WV 26217

Middle Schools

Miller Junior High School
(304) 367-2147
2 Pennsylvania Avenue
Fairmont, WV 26554
Bluefield Middle School
(304) 325-2481
2002 Stadium Drive
Bluefield, WV 24701

High Schools

Brooke High School
(304) 527-1410
Cross Creek Road
Wellsburg, WV 26070
Davis Correctional Center
(304) 259-5252
Black Water Falls Road
Davis, WV 26260

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.

For more information check out the resources listed below:

Map of West Virginia

West Virginia Links

Zip Code Profiler

Neighborhoods, Home Values, Schools, City & State Data, Sex Offender Lists, more.

Thrifty Guide
Do You Qualify for an FHA Loan?
0403 What is an FHA loan, and who qualifies for one?
Using Grocery Coupons Effectively to Save Money
Couponthumb Learning how to use coupons effectively can save your family hundreds of dollars each year.
The 2009 Stimulus Package Explained
Moneythumb All the details on the 2009 Stimulus package and how to get your piece of the pie.
5 Tips For Improving Your Credit Score
Cc4thumb Understand how your credit score works along with 5 great tips for improving your credit score
More Articles...
Resource Guide
Protecting Homeowner Personal Information
ProtecthomeownerthumbHow prepared is your association or your management company in today's high technology world of information?
Should An Annuity Be Part Of Your Retirement
MoneykeysmFind out if an annuity should be part of your retirement savings strategy.
Staging Your Home For Sale: Top Five Tips
StagingsmLearn the top five things to do when staging your home for sale.
Are You Ready for Earthquakes?
Areyouready_030_thHow to be better prepared in an Earthquake

More Articles...