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Charleston City Guide

Charleston is the basic and better burghal of the U.S. accompaniment of West Virginia. It is amid at the assemblage of the Elk and Kanawha Rivers in Kanawha County. As of the 2000 census, it has a citizenry of 53,421, with its burghal breadth accepting a citizenry of 212,991, and its burghal breadth 309,635. However, the 2008 Demography Estimate has Charleston with a citizenry of 50,302,[3] and a 2008 estimated busline breadth citizenry of 303,944. It is the canton bench of Kanawha County.Charleston is the home of the West Virginia Power (formerly the Charleston Alley Cats) accessory alliance baseball team, the West Virginia Wild accessory alliance basketball team, and the anniversary 15-mile (24 km) Charleston Distance Run. Yeager Airport and the University of Charleston are additionally amid in the city.

Charleston is additionally home to the 130th Airlift Wing of the West Virginia Air National Guard.

The burghal additionally contains accessible parks, such as Cato Esplanade and Coonskin Park, and the Kanawha Accompaniment Forest, a ample accessible accompaniment esplanade that sustains a pool, camping sites, several biking/walking trails, barbecue areas, as able-bodied as several shelters provided for recreational use.

 

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