How did West Virginia get its name?

    On June 20, 1863, West Virginia got its name when the western part of Virginia decided to succeed and join the confederacy, but the western part of Virginia remained. This western part formed their own state. Since they were the western of Virginia, they were called West Virginia.

How did West Virginia gets its nickname?

West Virginia is called the Mountain State because much of it is in the mountainous terrain of the Appalachian Highlands.

Where is West Virginia

    West Virginia on the U.S  is in the east. On the World Map West Virginia is in the west.