Aggregated West Virginia News Articles
- Here's what PTT is saying about its Belmont County cracker project
It's already been a long road for the petrochemical plant, which would be built at the site of a former AEP coal-fired power plant in Dilles Bottom across from Moundsville, West Virginia.
Paul J. Gough. American City Business Journals. Mon, 01 Jun 2020 21:31:19 +0000.
- W.Va. man sentenced for stealing guns from sports store
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A West Virginia man has been sentenced for stealing two dozen guns from a sporting goods store, federal prosecutors said Thursday. ...
Washington Times. Fri, 29 May 2020 02:53:48 -0400.
- Tropical Depression Bertha to dissipate by Thursday night: NHC
Tropical Depression Bertha is expected to dissipate by Thursday night, with heavy rainfall spreading across Western North Carolina and Southwest Virginia into West Virginia, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.
Reuters. Wed, 27 May 2020 23:08:02 -0400.
- World TeamTennis plans to have fans at West Virginia matches
If World TeamTennis gets its way, Grand Slam champions Sofia Kenin and Sloane Stephens could be among the first tennis players to compete in front of fans after the coronavirus pandemic prompted lockdowns around the globe.
Fox News. Tue, 26 May 2020 16:57:06 GMT.
- Virginia rescue crews save 20 hikers trapped by flash floods around Devil's Bathtub
Emergency crews on Monday rescued 20 hikers who had been trapped on a popular southwest Virginia trail after heavy rains caused flash flooding, according to a fire official.
Fox News. Mon, 25 May 2020 23:54:36 GMT.
- World TeamTennis Plans to Play Its Entire Season in West Virginia
The league is planning to have a three-week season featuring nine teams from July 12 to Aug. 1 at the Greenbrier resort in White Sulphur Springs.
Marc Stein. New York Times. Sun, 24 May 2020 18:15:27 +0000.
- Cicadas 2020: After 17 Years Underground, the Insects Are Back in the South
The big and noisy insects have started to emerge and are looking to mate in Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina.
Maria Cramer. New York Times. Sun, 24 May 2020 09:39:52 +0000.
- Green energy in West Virginia, the state of coal
Coal has been the backbone of West Virginia for generations until rising costs and cheaper fuel alternatives wiped out jobs by tens of thousands. Now, there's a new opportunity in the state and it's green. ...
CBS News. Fri, 22 May 2020 17:04:58 -0400.
- MILLIONS of noisy cicadas to plague parts of the US this summer
Millions of cicadas will emerge from the earth after spending the past 17 years underground. The insects are set to invade Virginia, North Carolina and West Virginia this summer.
Daily Mail. Wed, 20 May 2020 23:59:39 GMT.
- West Virginia reaps $6.4M in auto loan company settlement
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia is getting more than $6.4 million under a multi-state settlement with Santander Consumer USA over claims that it violated consumer protection laws with predatory auto loans, officials said Tuesday. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 20 May 2020 06:45:00 -0400.
West Virginia Population Trends and Information Resources
The U. S. Census Bureau estimates the population of West Virginia as follows:
|Date||Estimated Population||Yearly % Change|
|July 1, 2016||1,831,102||-0.54|
|July 1, 2015||1,841,053||-0.40|
|July 1, 2014||1,848,514||-0.25|
|July 1, 2013||1,853,231||-0.18|
|July 1, 2012||1,856,560||0.09|
|July 1, 2011||1,854,972||0.04|
|July 1, 2010||1,854,230|| |
According to the 2010 census, the population of West Virginia was 1,852,994.
In 2008, the estimated population of West Virginia was 1,814,468, whereas
in 2006, the population of West Virginia was about 1,806,760.
For detailed, up-to-date information about West Virginia's demographics,
visit the U.S. Census Bureau's
QuickFacts about West Virginia
web page. For maps of West Virginia,
visit this West Virginia Map
The photograph above shows the state capitol building
in Charleston, West Virginia.
West Virginia newspaper publishers
are listed here, along with their
addresses, phone numbers, and website links;
West Virginia library
names, descriptions, and
website links are listed on this page.
More information about West Virginia
can be found here.
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