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Information on Charleston, Kanawha County

The City of Charleston is located in the state of West Virginia, in Kanawha County. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the City hall of Charleston at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the City hall government by phone or by email depending on your preference or on the service's availability.

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Charleston City HALL, Kanawha County

Charleston City Hall's addressCharleston Charleston Municipal Building
PO BOX 2749

CHARLESTON WV 25330
United States
Phone number of Charleston City Hall+1 304-348-8174
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Charleston official websitecityofcharleston.org
Mayor of CharlestonDanny Jones
Kanawha County, West Virginia: Vital Records Charleston vital records
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Common questions about Charleston

What county is Charleston WV in?

Charleston, WV is located in Kanawha County

Where is Charleston, West Virginia ?

Charleston lies in Kanawha County, situated in the southwestern region of West Virginia. It is positioned within the Appalachian Mountains along the Kanawha River. Charleston is the state capital, centrally located in the state, and approximately 160 miles southeast of Columbus, Ohio, and 300 miles west of Washington, D.C.

Demography of Charleston

Name of Charleston inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Population53 421 inhabitants1 / 616
Population density in Charleston1 639,9 pop/sq mi (633,2 pop/km²)

List of Passport Facilities in Charleston, WV

Where to apply for a passport in Charleston, WV? There are 1 passport offices in Charleston, try one of these:
Name Street Phone number
CHARLESTON MAIN POST OFFICE1002 LEE STREET EAST3045611007

Top 3 most popular banks in Charleston

There are 25 bank branches in Charleston.
Branch Banking and Trust Company is the most popular bank in Charleston with 4 branch offices, followed by United Bank with 4 branch offices and then City National Bank of West Virginia with 4 branch offices.

Find below all bank branches in Charleston:

Bank's name Number of branch offices Service Type
Branch Banking and Trust Company4Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
United Bank4Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
City National Bank of West Virginia4Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association3Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
WesBanco Bank, Inc.2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
The Huntington National Bank2Limited Service Facility Office
Fifth Third Bank2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Summit Community Bank, Inc2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Premier Bank, Inc.1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
MVB Bank, Inc1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
More info about banks in Charleston

Charleston administrative numbers

Charleston City code5414600
Charleston City postcode25330

Information on Charleston, Kanawha County

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Natural parksCharleston isn't part of a natural park

Transportation modes in Charleston

Airport
Yeager Airport 2.7 miles
Lawrence County Airpark 47 miles
Raleigh County Memorial Airport 47.7 miles

Charleston territory

Charleston area32,58 sq mi (84,37 km²)
Charleston altitude597 Altitude feet
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 38.3487
Longitude: -81.6323
Latitude: 38° 20' 55'' North
Longitude: 81° 37' 56'' West
Time zone
UTC -5:00 (America/New_York)
Summer time : UTC -4:00
Winter time : UTC -5:00
Local time

What is Charleston close to?

Nearby cities include: South Charleston, Dunbar, Marmet and Belle
South CharlestonSouth CharlestonClendenin
South CharlestonNeighbouring townsMarmet
DanvilleMarmetMarmet
South Charleston 4 milesDunbar 5.8 milesMarmet 7.8 miles
Belle 9.4 milesChesapeake 10.1 milesSt. Albans 10.3 miles
Nitro 11.7 milesPoca 12.9 milesCedar Grove 13.7 miles
East Bank 13.8 milesGlasgow 14.9 milesBancroft 16 miles
Pratt 16.5 milesHandley 17.7 milesClendenin 17.9 miles
Winfield 18.4 milesEleanor 20.6 milesMontgomery 20.9 miles
Smithers 21.4 milesDanville 21.6 milesMadison 21.6 miles

Distance between Charleston and other main cities and towns

Los Angeles : 2062 milesHouston : 984 milesPhiladelphia : 367 miles
Phoenix : 1729 milesSan Antonio : 1146 milesSan Diego : 2021 miles
Dallas : 933 milesSan Jose : 2180 milesJacksonville : 554 miles
Indianapolis : 262 milesSan Francisco : 2237 milesAustin : 1074 miles
Columbus : 134 miles closestFort Worth : 963 milesCharlotte : 222 miles
Distances are calculated as the crow flies

Schools in Charleston, WV

Elementary schools in Charleston

Chamberlain Elementary School

District of Kanawha County Schools
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 219

Cross Lanes Elementary School

District of Kanawha County Schools
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 339

Edgewood Elementary

District of Kanawha County Schools
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 441

Elk Elementary Center

District of Kanawha County Schools
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 514

Flinn Elementary School

District of Kanawha County Schools
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 4
Students : 512

Grandview Elementary School

District of Kanawha County Schools
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 218

Holz Elementary School

District of Kanawha County Schools
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 245

Kanawha City Elementary School

District of Kanawha County Schools
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 309

Kenna Elementary School

District of Kanawha County Schools
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 185

Malden Elementary School

District of Kanawha County Schools
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 244

Mary C. Snow West Side Elementary

District of Kanawha County Schools
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 401

Mary Ingles Elementary School

District of Kanawha County Schools
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 157

Overbrook Elementary School

District of Kanawha County Schools
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 389

Piedmont Year-Round Education

District of Kanawha County Schools
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 372

Pt. Pleasant Intermediate

District of Mason County Schools
Lowest grade : 3, Highest grade : 6
Students : 395

Pt. Pleasant Primary

District of Mason County Schools
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 2
Students : 361

Ruffner Elementary School

District of Kanawha County Schools
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 294

Shoals Elementary School

District of Kanawha County Schools
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 220

Weberwood Elementary School

District of Kanawha County Schools
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 265

Middle schools in Charleston

Andrew Jackson Middle School

District of Kanawha County Schools
Lowest grade : 6, Highest grade : 8
Students : 584

Horace Mann Middle School

District of Kanawha County Schools
Lowest grade : 6, Highest grade : 8
Students : 531

John Adams Middle School

District of Kanawha County Schools
Lowest grade : 6, Highest grade : 8
Students : 774

Sissonville Middle School

District of Kanawha County Schools
Lowest grade : 5, Highest grade : 8
Students : 639

Stonewall Jackson Middle School

District of Kanawha County Schools
Lowest grade : 6, Highest grade : 8
Students : 466

High schools in Charleston

Capital High School

District of Kanawha County Schools
Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12
Students : 1250

George Washington High School

District of Kanawha County Schools
Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12
Students : 1074

Sissonville High School

District of Kanawha County Schools
Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12
Students : 569

Alternative schools in Charleston

Carver Career Center

District of Kanawha County Schools
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 12
Students : 5

Chandler Academy

District of Kanawha County Schools
Lowest grade : 6, Highest grade : 12
Students : 202

Garnet Career Center

District of Kanawha County Schools
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 12

Private schools in Charleston

Bible Center School

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 8
Students : 312

Blvd Adventist Academy

Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 5
Students : 4

Charleston Catholic High School

Lowest grade : 6, Highest grade : 12
Students : 410

Charleston Montessori School

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 6
Students : 49

Mountaineer Montessori School

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 8
Students : 129

Sacred Heart Grade School

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 370

St Agnes School

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 86

Leisure and activities in Charleston surrounding area

Golf course
Cato ParkCoonskin Golf Course
Berry Hills Country ClubLittle Creek Country Club
to South Charleston 4.8 miles
Shawnee Golf Course
to Dunbar 7.6 miles
Scarlet Oaks Country Club
to Nitro 11.7 miles
Edgewood Country ClubDeer Run Golf Course
to Winfield 18.1 miles