"Montani semper liberi"  
     "Mountaineers are Always Free"

Date Admitted:  1863 (35th) 
Capital:  Charleston 
Largest City:  Charleston 
Population:  1,815,787 
State Song:  "West Virginia Hills" 
State Bird:  Cardinal 
State Tree:  Sugar Maple  
State Flower:  Rhododendrom  
Nickname:  The Mountain State 
State Constitution:  WV Constitution 
Official State Web Page:  West Virginia 
Department of Education:  Schools 
Electronic Library:  West Virginia 

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Links of Interest 

News and Media 
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Travel and Tourism 
   West Virginia   
   Travel & Recreation in West Virginia  
   Division of Tourism 
   West Virginia Highways Page 

History and Culture 
   West Virginia History Database 
   West Virginia State Archives 
   West Virginia in the Civil War 


            Adopted in 1929  

Elected Officials  
        Cecil Underwood 
        Robert Byrd 
        John D. Rockefeller IV 
        Alan Mollohan--1st District  
        Robert E. Wise, Jr.--2nd District  
        Nick Rahall--3rd District