A glimpse of Charleston, WV

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A glimpse of Charleston, WV

  1. 1. Charleston, West Virginia A primer www.whycharlestonwv.com
  2. 2. Charleston, WV has been called "the most northern city of the South and the most southern city of the North" www.whycharlestonwv.com
  3. 3. <ul><li>Charleston is the capital city of West Virginia, and it's also the largest in the state. </li></ul><ul><li>It is located where the Elk and the Kanawha River in Kanawha County meet. </li></ul>www.whycharlestonwv.com
  4. 4. <ul><li>Locals and tourists alike enjoy the proximity of nature to the city. Just five minutes from downtown Charleston, you'll be surrounded by trees. </li></ul>www.whycharlestonwv.com
  5. 5. <ul><li>The city lies at the intersection of Interstates 79, 77, 64. </li></ul><ul><li>Charleston can be located at 38°20′58″N 81°38′0″W  /  38.34944°N 81.63333°W  / 38.34944; -81.63333 </li></ul>www.whycharlestonwv.com
  6. 6. <ul><li>Charleston enjoys mild weather throughout the year. </li></ul><ul><li>The average temperature in January is 33°F and 74°F in July </li></ul>www.whycharlestonwv.com
  7. 7. <ul><li>Charleston is home to several older buildings of various historical architectural styles. </li></ul><ul><li>Many of these structures are listed in the National Registry of Historic Places </li></ul>www.whycharlestonwv.com
  8. 8. <ul><li>Charleston's top tourist attraction is the West Virginia Capitol, followed closely by the Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences of WV </li></ul>www.whycharlestonwv.com
  9. 9. <ul><li>There are ample educational institutions in Charleston for students of all ages. </li></ul><ul><li>The University of Charleston is located in the city. </li></ul>www.whycharlestonwv.com
  10. 10. <ul><li>Charleston is home to the West Virginia Power minor league baseball team and the West Virginia Wild minor league basketball team, and the PDL soccer team West Virginia Chaos. </li></ul>www.whycharlestonwv.com
  11. 11. When are you visiting Charleston? So... www.whycharlestonwv.com

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