West Virginia State Map

West Virginia was a part of the state of Virginia and was admitted to the Union on 20th June 1863. It was the only state to separate from its consolidated state during the American Civil War.

The Map of West Virginia entails the political and physical layout of the state with cartographic excellence. Many towns and cities are marked on the frame Insets of major settlements like state capital Charleston, Wheeling, Huntington, Morgantown and the Northern Panhandle are depicted elaborately with latest street information and landmark locations.

The two main physical regions of the state are the Cumberland Plateau and the Allegheny Plateau.

Other interesting features are, a miniature map of the United States pinpointing the placement of West Virginia along with a digitized state flag.

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West Virginia was a part of the state of Virginia and was admitted to the Union on 20th June 1863. It was the only state to separate from its consolidated state during the American Civil War.

The map of West Virginia is a detailed reference map, projecting the urban layout of the state. State capital Charleston and other primary and secondary towns are captioned with readable fonts. Significant physical features are depicted with quality imaging and shade variations. The Plateau region of Cumberland and Allegheny along with the Appalachian mountain and range province can be placed with ease. Boundaries with other states are demarcated with contrasting contour and can be identified in a glance.

National highways, state highways, intersections, other primary and secondary roads, airport location, state parks and national parks are other details that form a part of the frame. Urban settlements like Charleston, Wheeling, Huntington, Morgantown and the Northern Panhandle are depicted elaborately with latest street information and landmark locations. The map frame is also supplemented with a useful legend, a driving distance chart and two useful indices of towns/cities and counties. Designed in a vivid color palette, this West Virginia map makes a perfect display and combines information with style.

Ohio and Shenandoah rivers can be easily placed on the map frame along with boreal forest region, wilderness areas and mesophytic ecoregions. Other terrain features include prominent peaks, lakes, and National/ State parks.

Other aspects of the map include highway system, airports, recreational area, military installation and points of interest. A useful legend elaborates symbolic data like urban concentration, highway system, parks and recreational areas.

With in-depth detailing it makes an excellent tool for reference and an attractive display, perfect for homes, business or schools. Designed by Globe Turner, this map poster is available in a wide range of finishes in high quality prints.

  • Location on the map

    West Virginia is located in the southern part of the United States in the Appalachian Region. Maryland can be seen bounding the state from the east and northeast. Pennsylvania can be placed on the northern border. Virginia and Kentucky can be placed on the southeast and southwest respectively. Ohio makes the northwestern border of the state of Virginia.

  • Key Table

    The key table elaborates symbolic data like national parks, State parks, military areas, highways, important roads, airports and other details of the title frame.

  • Region Location on the map of West Virginia

    According to the USCB the State of West Virginia is located in the Southern Region in South Atlantic Division 5. The other States under the South Atlantic division are Delaware, District of Columbia Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Delaware.

  • Time Zone in West Virginia

    West Virginia follows the Eastern Time Zone and observes Eastern Standard Time (EST) which is 5 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time.

  • Counties in West Virginia

    The US State of West Virginia is divided into 55 counties. Kanawha County is the most populous county whereas Randolph County is the largest county in terms of land area. The oldest county is Hampshire and it was established in the year 1754.

  • ZIP Code of West Virginia

    The Range of Zip codes in West Virginia is from 24701-26886.

Major cities of West Virginia

Capital city Charleston is also the largest city of the state. The capital was changed from Wheeling to Charleston twice before it was settled for the latter being more centrally located. Capital city Charleston, Wheeling, Huntington, Morgantown and the Northern Panhandle. Five separate insets elaborate the city layout of Charleston, Wheeling, Huntington, Morgantown and the geographic region of the Northern Panhandle in detail. Their placement on the state canvas is highlighted with red box markings. Military areas, airports, recreational areas, state and interstate highways, major roads and points of interest are the additional urban placements that can be located on each frame.

  • Charleston City Map

    Charleston the capital city of West Virginia is located at the confluence of Elk and Kanawha River. It is the largest city of the state and also the seat of Kanawha County. Charleston is home to a number of campus branches of West Virginia University.

    Some of the historical and notable sites of the city are Cathedral of Sacred Hearts, St George Orthodox Cathedral, The Capitol Theatre, Museums and Kanawha County CourtHouse. Parks and recreational areas like Appalachian Power Park, Kanawha State Forest, Magic Islands, golf course and Coonskin Park and recreational center are indicated on the frame. The City is served by Yeager Airport, Amtrak National Passenger Rail Service, Interstate 64,77 and 79. Utility and civic centers are also marked out on the frame.

  • Wheeling City Map

    Wheeling is located along the Ohio River in the foothills of the Appalachian Ranges. It is the seat of Ohio County though a part of it extends over Marshall County. It was the former capital city of the state of West Virginia before it was changed to Charleston. West Virginia Independence Hall, a historic administrative building, Shepherd's Hall, and the Vietnam War Memorial are some of the important historical landmarks of the city. Wheeling Park, Golf Courses, The Wheeling Suspension Bridge, one of the longest suspension bridges in the world and skateboard Park are other points of interest in the city. Interstate 70 and 470 connect the city to the rest of the state along with many state routes and US highways. Highways are numbered and can be identified at a glance.

  • Huntington City Map

    Huntington is the seat of Cabell County and extends over Cabell County as well as Wayne County. It is the home to Huntington Port Tri-State which is the second busiest inland port in the United States. Universities, military installations, parks and recreational areas are clearly indicated on the frame.

    The Downtown Historic District is rich in old architectural excellence. Notable buildings of the city include City Hall, Johnson Memorial Church, Trinity Episcopal Church, Museums and Marshall University. The city has 11 parks some of them are Harris Riverfront Park, Ritter Park, Memorial Park and Beech Fork State Park. The city is served by Interstate highway 64,73, 74, US Route 60 and US Route 52. Railroads, ports and Airports are also indicated on the frame.

  • Morgantown City Map

    Morgantown is located along the Monongahela River and is the seat of Monongalia County. Point of interest in the city includes Core Arboretum, County Court House, Metropolitan Theatre, Museums and Riverfront park. Railroads, waterways and Airports are indicated on the frame with clarity. All highways are numbered for easy orientation. The main highways that serve the city are Interstate highways 79, 68, US Highway 19 and 119, State Route 7 and 705.

  • Northern Panhandle

    The Northern Panhandle is the geographical region of the state. The region holds six counties namely Hancock County, Brooke County, Ohio County ,Marshall County and parts of Wetzel County and Tyler County. The region has developed as an industrial region of the state. Many educational institutions are also located in this region. Largest city in this region is Wheeling.

Index

The map is also furnished with a city town index, a county index and a driving distance marker which help locate all primary and secondary towns.

Uses

This creative piece has been designed in a subtle tone and is perfect for cross-reference as well as poster décor. With meticulous detailing this wall map is apt for geographical familiarization in schools, libraries, homes and office spaces.

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SKU globeturner-GT070_ST_WV_16-1
Size 16.5 x 18.5 in
Publisher Name Globe Turner
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