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West Virginia is a state located in the Appalachian region of the Southern United States. It is bordered by Virginia to the southeast, Kentucky to the southwest, Ohio to the northwest, Pennsylvania to the north, and Maryland to the northeast. See the fact file below for more information about the state of West Virginia or download the comprehensive worksheet pack which can be utilised within the classroom or home environment.
Became a State
June 20, 1863 (35th)
Appalachia/southern United States
24,230 sq. miles (41st)
Charleston, Huntington, Parkersburg, Wheeling, Morgantown
livestock, coal, oil drilling, farming (on a limited basis because of the mountainous terrain over much of the state
humid subtropical climate in lower elevations of the extreme southwestern part of the state, with hot, humid summers and cold winters – the rest of the state has a humid continental climate with warm to hot, humid summers and cold winters
averages 41 inches
Professional Sports Teams
no professional sports teams
Guyandotte River, Greenbrier River, Ohio River
Most Famous Citizens
Pearl S. Buck (author)
George Brett (baseball player)
Stonewall Jackson (Confederate general)
Mary Lou Retton (gymnast)
Chuck Yeager (test pilot)
Bird – Cardinal
Flower – Rhododendron
Animal – Black Bear
Tree – Sugar Maple
Insect – Monarch Butterfly
West Virginia Worksheets
This bundle contains 8 ready-to-use West Virginia Worksheets that are perfect for students who want to learn more about West Virginia which is a state located in the Appalachian region of the Southern United States. It is bordered by Virginia to the southeast, Kentucky to the southwest, Ohio to the northwest, Pennsylvania to the north, and Maryland to the northeast.
Download includes the following worksheets:
- Take me Home, Country Roads
- Pearl S. Buck
- Famous WV Citizens
- State Symbols
- West Virginia Pride
- Multiple Choice
- Key Answers
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