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WV History & Facts

Last Updated: May 23rd, 2010 - 21:01:09


Quick Facts About West Virginia
By ClassBrain Staff
Aug 15, 2006, 11:04 PST

West Virginia Fun Facts
West Virginia flag Capital:
Date of Statehood:
June 19, 1863
Sugar Maple

Source: US Census Bureau

West Virginia Facts and Trivia
Choose a link on this page for quick facts on West Virginia.
Source: West Virginia Division of Tourism

Explore the States
Read a quick description of the State of West Virginia and then learn about Harper’s Ferry role in U.S. history.
Source: America’s Story from America’s Library - Library of Congress

Important Dates in West Virginia History
See the significant dates in West Virginia history from 3000 B.C. to the present.
Source: West Virginia Division of Tourism

Unusual Facts About the Mountain State
If you hate paying sales tax, you can blame West Virginia. West Virginia was the first state to have a sales tax.
Source: West Virginia Division of Tourism

United States Census
Use the pull-down menu on the right hand side of the U.S. Census page to select your state. Get state and county statistics and demographics instantly.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

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