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Charleston

About Charleston

51,018 in city
304,214 in metro
81 km² (31 mi²)
181.967812729 m
Established in 1794, Charleston is located at the confluence of the Elk and Kanawha Rivers in central West Virginia's Kanawha County. Charleston serves not only as West Virginia's capital city, but also as its urban and cultural center. It has been said that the city is the "most northern" of the Southern cities and my "most southern" of the Northern cities.

No. of Buildings

No. Current status
134 All Buildings
124
existing
10
demolished

Tallest Buildings

# Building Height Year
1 West Virginia State Capitol 89 m 1932
2 Kanawha Valley Building 73 m 1929
3 Laidley Tower 69 m 1985
4 Huntington Square 63 m 1969
5 Union Building 58 m 1911