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The Mountain State
   is a nickname for the state of   
West Virginia
Unofficial nickname. Named for the Appalachian Mountains which extend through the eastern portion of the state.
West Virginia
   state capital is   
Charleston
West Virginia
   has the   
Mountaineers
Morgantown, West Virginia
West Virginia
   plays in the   
Big East
Morgantown, West Virginia
Ohio River
   runs through   
West Virginia
Potomac River
   runs through   
West Virginia
I-68
   crosses   
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I-64
   crosses   
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I-81
   crosses   
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I-79
   crosses   
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I-77
   crosses   
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West Virginia
   has the state flower   
Rhododendron
West Virginia
   has the Postal Abbreviation   
WV
West Virginia
   has the motto   
"Montaineers Are Always Free"
West Virginia
   flag is   

The two men represent farming and mining.
West Virginia
   has the telephone area code   
304
Hail to the Team
   is the fight song of   
West Virginia University
Alderson FPC
   is situated in   
West Virginia
Has the nickname of 'camp cupcake'; was the nations first women's prison; other notable inmates of the past include Billie Holiday, "Tokyo Rose", and Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme.
Beckley FCI
   is situated in   
West Virginia
Federal Correctional Institution
Gilmer FCI
   is situated in   
West Virginia
Federal Correctional Institution
Hazleton USP
   is situated in   
West Virginia
United States Penitentiary
Morgantown FCI
   is situated in   
West Virginia
Federal Correctional Institution
Earl Ray Tomblin
   is Governor of   
West Virginia
Democratic 2010
West Virginia
   has   
The New River Gorge and Bridge
Joined union in 1863, quarter released in 2005
West Virginia
   the highest point is   
Spruce Knob, 4,861 Feet
Monongahela National Forest
   is situated in   
West Virginia
West Virginia University
   is situated in   
Morgantown
United States
West Virginia
   has   
232 to 236
U.S.S. West Virginia
      
The Mountain State
Commissioned December 1923 -- BB-48 -- Took 6 torpedo hits at Pearl Harbor, present at Japanese surrender, September 1945.
Pearl S. Buck
   was born in   
Hillsboro, West Virginia
Writer, winner of Nobel Prize for Literature
West Virginia
   has the   
Cardinal
(Cardinalis cardinalis)1949
West Virginia
   has a population of   
1,812,035
38th among all States and Territories
West Virginia
   has the state butterfly   
Monarch
West Virginia
   has the state insect   
Honeybee
West Virginia University
   is in   
Morgantown
Main campus
Guyandotte River
   runs through   
West Virginia
166 miles long
Canaan Valley
   is located in   
West Virginia
35th
   state to join the union was   
West Virginia
June 20, 1863
West Virginia
   joined the U.S.A in   
1863
June 20, 1863
Hills of West Virginia
   was performed by   
Phil Ochs
1965
Take Me Home, Country Road
   has the opening line   
Almost Heaven, West Virginia, Blue Ridge Mountains, Shenandoah River
1972, John Denver






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