I have visited 15 Counties = 27.3% of Counties in West Virginia
West Virginia Map
Quick facts about West Virginia
Location: See map on the right side of the page.
Size(1): 24,078 square miles. West Virginia is the 41st largest state. The next larger state is South Carolina and the next smaller state is Maryland.
Population(2): 1,816,856 people. West Virginia is the 37th most populous state. The next more populous state is New Mexico and the next less populous state is Nebraska.
Population Density: 75.46 people per square mile. West Virginia is the 29th most densely populated state. The next more densely populated state is Missouri and the next less densely populated state is Vermont.
Bordering States: West Virginia shares a border with 5 states: Pennsylvania; Ohio; Kentucky; Virginia and Maryland.
Admission to the Union: June 20, 1863. West Virginia was the 35th state admitted to the Union, after Kansas and before Nevada.
Below are the 55 counties in West Virginia. Although infrequent, counties sometimes do change so please let me know if any of this information is out of date and I will update it. Those counties that I have visited are in bold. If I have a photograph or other item associated with a county somewhere else on my website, there will also be a link.