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.
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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. is situated 1½ miles southeast of Charleston. Photo: Analogue Kid, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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

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

is a historic courthouse located at Charleston, West Virginia. Photo: Pubdog, Public domain.

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is a large community/residential area in Kanawha County and is part of the Charleston area, but stretches past city limits. is situated 1½ miles northeast of Charleston.

is an unincorporated community in Kanawha County, . is situated 2 miles north of Charleston.

or Two Mile is an unincorporated community in Kanawha County, , United States. is situated 2 miles northeast of Charleston.


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