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Introduction to West Virginia - The United States of America __ "West Virginia, land of rugged mountains, and equally rugged people. The "Mountain State," with the highest mean altitude east of the Mississippi River, is also the state with the largest single natural scenic and outdoor recreational area in the eastern United States; the Allegheny Highlands. Over 110,000 square miles of hardwood forest, wind-swept mountains and photo-perfect valley landscapes lie within a day's drive of 20 major eastern cities." - illustrated - From Netstate.com - http://www.netstate.com/states/intro/wv_intro.htm

Map of West Virginia - National Geographic __ West Virginia maps, photos, videos, and facts from National Geographic. - illustrated - From National Geographic Society. - http://www3.nationalgeographic.com/places/maps/map_state_westvirginia.html

map of west virginia and west virginia map __ You will find maps of West Virginia and resources for West Virginia maps plus a lot more. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/namerica/usstates/wv.htm 

National Park Guide - West Virginia __ You will find resources and links to National Parks and Monuments - illustrated - From National Park Service - http://www.nps.gov/applications/parksearch/state.cfm?st=wv

Newspapers in West Virginia __ You will find 28 here - From Global Computing - http://www.globalcomputing.com/GetNews_Map1.cfm?stateid=WV 

Official Website of the State of West Virginia __ illustrated - From State of West Virginia - http://www.wv.gov/?

Pictures of West Virginia __ West Virginia Pictures and photos from around the Mountain State of WV. West Virginia photos. - illustrated - From wvpics.com - http://www.wvpics.com/

Pictures of West Virginia __ Gallery of annotated click-to-enlarge pictures of West Virginia. West Virginia photos - illustrated - From planetware.com - http://www.planetware.com/pictures/west-virginia-uswv.htm

pictures of West Virginia at picturesofplaces.com - west virginia pictures ... __ West Virginia pictures including Harpers Ferry, Shenandoah River, Potomac River, Stonewall Jackson Lake, Dolly Sods, Tyler County, Wheeling, and more. West Virginia photos. - From picturesofplaces.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/USA/westvirginia.html

State of West Virginia - Travel Photos __ Gallery of annotated, large West Virginia photos. West Virginia pictures. - illustrated - From galenfrysinger.com - http://www.galenfrysinger.com/west_virginia.htm

Welcome to West Virginia Coal __ Learn about an important part of the West Virginia economy, history and culture. "At the West Virginia Coal Association, we invite you to discover how coal plays a valuable role in our society, not only in West Virginia, but also throughout the United States and the world." - illustrated - From West Virginia Coal Association - http://www.wvcoal.com/

West Virginia __ A great resource including history, origin of name, culture, flag, state symbols, geography, population, famous people, and good links. What you find here will provide a good foundation for additional research. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0108289.html

West Virginia __ "is a state in the Appalachia region of the United States of America. West Virginia broke away from Virginia during the American Civil War and was admitted to the Union as a separate state on June 20, 1863 (an anniversary now celebrated as West Virginia Day in the state)." an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Virginia 

West Virginia Archives and History __ A great website provided by the State of West Virginia covering everything from trivia and fun facts to genealogy, history, important documents and, of course, the state archives. - illustrated - From state of West Virginia - http://www.wvculture.org/history/
West Virginia in the Civil War __ There were regiments from West Virginia on both sides of the conflict. Learn about historic sites, read first person accounts, find news releases and much more. - illustrated - From Steven A. Cunningham - http://www.wvcivilwar.com/

West Virginia Division of Culture and History __ Learn about the work and goals of this great organization. You will find a mission statement, location, news, access the state archives, locate historic sites and much more. - illustrated - From West Virginia Division of Culture and History - http://www.wvculture.org/

West Virginia Economy at a Glance __ Labor force data, nonfarm wage and salary employment, manufacturing, construction, trade, transportation, utilities, professional and business services, leisure, hospitality and much more. - From US Bureau of Labor - http://www.bls.gov/eag/eag.WV.htm

West Virginia Geography __ "West Virginia's nickname, the Mountain State, is well deserved. Some of the most rugged land in the country can be found in this, one of the smaller states; only nine states are smaller in total area. Most of the level land areas found in West Virginia are flat strips that lie along the major rivers." Going uphill or down, you will find good information. - illustrated - From Netstate.com - http://www.netstate.com/states/geography/wv_geography.htm

West Virginia Geography and Maps __ Here are resources for West Virginia maps and geographic information. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/bluswv.htm 

West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey __ Searchable online database covering such things as West Virginia economics, water, geology, industrial minerals, environmental hazards and more. - From West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey - http://www.wvgs.wvnet.edu/

West Virginia History __ A good overview of the history of West Virginia from early settlement to current. - From Infoplease/encyclopedia - http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/us/A0861927.html

West Virginia Map, Map of West Virginia __ " Welcome to the InfoHub West Virginia map page. Here you will find a treasure of information with regard to map of West Virginia as well as a wealth of information on the subject of West Virginia maps." - From infohub.com - http://www.infohub.com/Maps/west_virginia_map_305.html 
West Virginia Old Photos.... faces and places in the past __ "Old family photographs, postcards, historical pictures, and genealogy about the people and places." - illustrated - From familyoldphotos.com - http://www.familyoldphotos.com/wv/

West Virginia Photos __ Galleries of annotated click-to-enlarge West Virginia photos. West Virginia pictures. - illustrated - Frim trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/North_America/United_States/South/West_Virginia

West Virginia pictures, West Virginia images __ "Pictures of West Virginia. Welcome to the InfoHub West Virginia pictures and images page. Here you will find a treasure of information with regard to the pictures of West Virginia as well as a wealth of information on the subject of West Virginia images and photos." - From infohub.com - http://www.infohub.com/pictures/images_west_virginia_305.html 

West Virginia QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau __ Population figures and more - From US Census - http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/54000.html

West Virginia road maps, city street maps __ Collection of click-to-view West Virginia maps. You will find a wide variety. - From mapathon.com - http://www.mapathon.com/wv.shtml

West Virginia State Map - Cities, Roads, Counties, Rivers, Lakes __ "A collection of West Virginia state maps showing West Virginia counties, roads, highways, cities, rivers, topographic features, lakes and more" - From geology.com - http://geology.com/state-map/west-virginia.shtml 

West Virginia State Parks __ Official State Park website. You will find information about attractions, location, fees, camping, boating, hiking trails, fishing, golf, cabin rentals, conference and meeting facilities and more. - illustrated - From State of West Virginia - http://www.wvparks.com/
West Virginia State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song __ You will find everything listed in the title plus a whole lot more. - illustrated - From Pike Street Industries, Inc. - http://www.50states.com/wvirgini.htm

West Virginia Tourism Wild & Wonderful __ This is the official West Virginia tourism website. You will find information for the vacationer and for the industry. - illustrated - From State of West Virginia - http://www.callwva.com/


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