What is West Virginia?

West Virginia

West Virginia (i/ˌwɛst vərˈdʒɪnjə/) is a state in the Appalachian region of the Southern United States. It is bordered by Virginia to the southeast, Kentucky to the southwest, Ohio to the northwest, Pennsylvania to the north, and Maryland to the northeast. West Virginia is the 41st largest by area and the 37th most populous of the 50 United States. The capital and largest city is Charleston.

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Kroger - Market Entries and Withdrawals - Pittsburgh
... went on to create Giant Eagle.) Kroger still maintains a presence in the nearby Morgantown, West Virginia, Wheeling, West Virginia, and Weirton, West Virginia/Steubenville ...
East Liverpool, Ohio - Transportation - Bridges
... Since the 1890s, East Liverpool and the West Virginia communities of Chester and Newell have been connected by three different bridges spanning the Ohio ... Newell Bridge (1905–present) - Connects West 5th Street near East Liverpool City Hospital with West Virginia State Route 2 ... Named for West Virginia congressman/senator Jennings Randolph (in office 1933-1947 and 1958-1985, respectively) ...
West Virginia - Sports
... Club Sport League Marshall Thundering Herd Football / Basketball Conference USA West Virginia Mountaineers Football / Basketball Big 12 Conference Bluefield Blue Jays Baseball ...
U.S. Route 11 - Route Description - West Virginia
... US 11 enters West Virginia less than 200 yards (180 m) southeast of I-81 ... As the Winchester Pike, US 11 heads northeast for about 35 miles (56 km) through Berkeley County, passing through Inwood, Martinsburg, and Falling Waters before crossing the Potomac River into Maryland ...
East Bank, West Virginia - Demographics
... There were 373 households out of which 27.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.1% were married couples living together, 14.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.0% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...

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