Charleston

Charleston, established in 1794, is the state capital of . With a population of 51,400, Charleston is the largest city in West Virginia. It's at the junction of Interstates 77, 79, and 64, as well as the confluence of the Elk and Kanawha Rivers, the latter of which flows prominently through the city.
Photo: Malepheasant, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Town hall
The is the seat of government for the U.S. state of , and houses the West Virginia Legislature and the office of the Governor of West Virginia. Photo: Analogue Kid, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Government office
is a public auditorium in Charleston, West Virginia. Photo: Pubdog, Public domain.

Park
is a national historic district located at Charleston, West Virginia. Photo: Pubdog, Public domain.

Railway station
Charleston is an Amtrak station in Charleston, , United States, that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is served by the Cardinal. Photo: Pubdog, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

Hamlet
is a large community/residential area in , , United States and is part of the Charleston area, but stretches past city limits.

Hamlet
is an unincorporated community in , , United States.

Hamlet
or Two Mile is an unincorporated community in , , United States.

Charleston

Latitude
38.3506° or 38° 21' 2.2" north
Longitude
-81.6333° or 81° 37' 59.8" west
Open Location Code
86CW9928+6M
Population
50,800
IATA airport code
CRW
United Nations Location Code
US CRW
Elevation
597 feet (182 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 154283978
Geo­Names ID
4801859
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Charleston, Wes-Virginië
  • Afrikaans: Charleston
  • Albanian: Charleston (West Virginia)
  • Albanian: Charleston
  • Arabic: Charleston, West Virginia
  • Arabic: تشارلستون
  • Arabic: تشارلستون، فرجينيا الغربية
  • Arabic: تشارلستون، فيرجينيا الغربية
  • Arabic: تشارلستون، فيرجينيا الغربيه
  • Arabic: تشارلستون، وست فرجينيا
  • Arabic: تشارلستون، وست ڤرجينيا
  • Arabic: تشارليستون، فرجينيا الغربية
  • Aragonese: Charleston
  • Armenian: Չարլսթոն
  • Asturian: Charleston
  • Basque: Charleston
  • Belarusian: Чарлстан (Заходняя Віргінія)
  • Belarusian: Чарлстан
  • Belarusian: Чарльстан
  • Bengali: চার্লসটন, ওয়েস্ট ভার্জিনিয়া
  • Bosnian: Charleston, West Virginia
  • Bosnian: Charleston
  • Breton: Charleston
  • Bulgarian: Чарлстън
  • Catalan: Charleston, West Virginia
  • Catalan: Charleston
  • Cebuano: Charleston (kapital sa estado)
  • Cebuano: Charleston
  • Chechen: Чарлстон (Малхбузен Вирджини)
  • Chechen: Чарлстон
  • Chinese: Charleston
  • Chinese: 查尔斯顿
  • Chinese: 查爾斯頓
  • Chinese: 查理斯頓
  • Cornish: Charleston, Virjynni West
  • Cornish: Charleston, Vyrjynia West
  • Cornish: Charleston
  • Czech: Charleston
  • Danish: Charleston, West Virginia
  • Danish: Charleston
  • Dimli (individual language): Charleston, West Virginia
  • Dutch: Charleston
  • Egyptian Arabic: تشارلستون
  • English: Charleston, West Virginia
  • Esperanto: Charleston, Okcidenta Virginio
  • Esperanto: Charleston
  • Estonian: Charleston
  • Faroese: Charleston
  • Finnish: Charleston
  • French: Charleston
  • Galician: Charleston, Virxinia Occidental
  • Georgian: ჩარლსტონი
  • German: Charleston
  • German: Charleston, West Virginia
  • German: Charleston-on-the-Kanawha
  • German: Charly West
  • German: Chemical Valley
  • German: Chucktown
  • German: Clendenin's Settlement
  • German: Clendenins Fort
  • German: Clendenins Settlement
  • German: Clendenin’s Settlement
  • German: Fort Clendennin
  • German: Home of Hospitality
  • German: Kanawha Court House
  • German: Mouth of Elk
  • German: The Capitol City
  • German: The Town at the Mouth of Elk
  • German: The most northern city of the South and the most southern city of the North
  • Gothic: 𐍃𐌴𐌹𐌰𐍂𐌻𐍃𐍄𐌰𐌿𐌽, 𐍅𐌹𐍃𐍄𐍂𐌰 𐌱𐌹𐍂𐌳𐌾𐌹𐌽𐌾𐌰
  • Greek: Τσάρλεστον
  • Greek: Τσάρλστον
  • Gujarati: ચાર્લસ્ટન
  • Gujarati: ચાર્લ્સ્ટન
  • Hebrew: צ'ארלסטון
  • Hebrew: צארלסטון
  • Hindi: चार्ल्सटन
  • Hungarian: Charleston, West Virginia
  • Hungarian: Charleston
  • Icelandic: Charleston (Vestur-Virginíu)
  • Ido: Charleston
  • Iloko: Charleston
  • Indonesian: Charleston, Virginia Barat
  • Indonesian: Charleston, West Virginia
  • Indonesian: Charleston
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Charleston, West Virginia
  • Interlingue: Charleston
  • Irish: Charleston, Virginia Thiar
  • Italian: Charleston
  • Japanese: チャールストン
  • Kannada: ಚಾರ್ಲ್ಸ್ಟನ್
  • Kirghiz: Чарлстон
  • Korean: 찰스턴
  • Kurdish: Charleston
  • Lao: Charleston, West Virginia
  • Latin: Carolopolis
  • Latvian: Čārlstona
  • Ligurian: Charleston
  • Lithuanian: Čarlstonas
  • Lombard: Charleston, West Virginia
  • Macedonian: Чарлстон
  • Malagasy: Charleston, West Virginia
  • Malay: Charleston, Virginia Barat
  • Malay: Charleston
  • Malayalam: ചാൾസ്റ്റൺ, പടിഞ്ഞാറൻ വിർജീനിയ
  • Malayalam: ചാൾസ്റ്റൺ
  • Marathi: चार्लस्टन, वेस्ट व्हर्जिनिया
  • Marathi: चार्ल्स्टन, वेस्ट व्हर्जिनिया
  • Marathi: चार्ल्स्टन
  • Min Nan Chinese: Charleston, West Virginia
  • Mingrelian: ჩარლსტონი (ბჟადალი ვირჯინია)
  • Mingrelian: ჩარლსტონი
  • Navajo: Dzeeh Bitooh
  • Nepali: चार्ल्सतन, वेस्त भर्जिनिया
  • Newari: चार्ल्सटन
  • Norwegian: Charleston
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Charleston, West Virginia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Charleston
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Charleston
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Charleston i Vest-Virginia
  • Occitan (post 1500): Charleston
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Charleston, Ƿest Virginia
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Charleston
  • Ossetian: Чарлстон
  • Ossetian: Чарльстон
  • Pali: चार्ल्सटन
  • Papiamento: Charleston, West Virginia
  • Persian: چارلستون
  • Persian: چارلستون، ویرجینیای غربی
  • Polish: Charleston
  • Portuguese: Charleston
  • Quechua: Charleston
  • Romanian: Charleston, Virginia de Vest
  • Romanian: Charleston, west virginia
  • Russian: Чарлстон, Западная Вирджиния
  • Russian: Чарлстон
  • Russian: Чарльстон
  • Samogitian: Čarlstons
  • Sanskrit: चार्ल्सटन्
  • Sardinian: Charleston
  • Scots: Charleston, Wast Virginie
  • Scots: Charleston
  • Serbian: Чарлстон
  • Serbo-Croatian: Charleston, West Virginia
  • Serbo-Croatian: Charleston
  • Sicilian: Charleston
  • Silesian: Charleston (Zachodńo Wirgińijo)
  • Silesian: Charleston
  • Sinhala: චර්ල්ස්ටන්
  • Sinhala: චාර්ල්ස්ටන්
  • Slovak: Charleston
  • Slovenian: Charleston
  • Spanish: Charleston
  • Spanish: Charleston, Virginia Occidental
  • Spanish: Charleston, West Virginia
  • Spanish: Charleston Virginia Occidental
  • Spanish: Charleston West Virginia
  • Swahili: Charleston, West Virginia
  • Swedish: Charleston, West Virginia
  • Swedish: Charleston
  • Tagalog: Charleston, West Virginia
  • Tagalog: Charleston
  • Tamil: சார்ல்ஸ்டன்
  • Tatar: Чарлстон (Көнбатыш Вирджиния)
  • Tatar: Чарлстон
  • Telugu: చార్లెస్టన్
  • Thai: ชารล์สตัน
  • Thai: ชาร์ลสตัน
  • Turkish: Charleston, Batı Virginia
  • Ukrainian: Чарлстон
  • Ukrainian: Чарльстон
  • Urdu: چارلسٹن، مغربی ورجینیا
  • Vietnamese: Charleston, Tây Virginia
  • Vietnamese: Charleston, West Virginia
  • Vietnamese: Charleston
  • Volapük: Charleston, West Virginia
  • Volapük: Charleston
  • Waray (Philippines): Charleston, West Virginia
  • Welsh: Charleston, Gorllewin Virginia
  • Western Frisian: Charleston
  • Western Mari: Чарлстон
  • Western Panjabi: چارلسٹن
  • Wu Chinese: 查尔斯顿 (西弗吉尼亚州)
  • Yue Chinese: 查理斯頓
  • Charles Town
  • Charleston, Westal Virginia
  • Charlestown
  • Fort Lee
  • Kanawha

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