West Virginia State Capital


West Virginia Capitol building in Charleston

West Virginia Capitol building in Charleston; photo by David Wilson on Flickr (use permitted with attribution).

Capital City of West Virginia USA

Located in the Appalachian mountains where the Elk and Kanawha rivers converge in Kanawha County, Charleston is the state capital and largest city of West Virginia. All State Capitals

West Virginia's first capital city was located in Wheeling (Ohio County). It was later moved to Charleston, then back to Wheeling, and then again back to Charleston (Washington Hall, located in Wheeling, is known as the "Birthplace of West Virginia").

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