West Virginia (4)

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Entered the Union: June 20, 1863 (35th State)

West Virginia Capital City: Charleston

Lagest Cities in West Virginia: Charleston, Huntington, Parkersburg, Morgantown, Wheeling, Weirton, Fairmont, Beckley, Martinsburg, Clarksburg

Bordering States: Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia

West Virginia 2013 Population (Estimate): 1,854,304

West Virginia 2010 Population (Estimate): 1,852,999

Origin of State Name: In honor of Elizabeth, “Virgin Queen” of England

State Motto: Montani semper liberi (Mountaineers are always free)

West Virginia Nickname: Mountain State

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