West Virginia became the 35th state on June 20, 1863. Charleston is the state capital. There are currently 55 counties each with a courthouse.
Click on a county below to learn more:
Highest Point – Spruce Knob ( 4,863 feet ) is located in Pendleton County
Lowest Point – Potomac River ( 240 feet ) is located in Jefferson County
Oldest Courthouse - Greenbrier County (1837)
State Capitol – Charleston
Governor Mansion – Charleston