Charleston is the capital of West Virginia, a state of the United States of America. It is located at the confluence of the Elk and Kanawha Rivers in Kanawha County. As of the 2000 census, it has a population of 53,421. It is the county seat of Kanawha County.
Charleston is the home of the West Virginia Power minor league baseball team.
Yeager Airport is in Charleston.
The classical composer George Crumb was born in Charleston. Alias star Jennifer Garner was born in Houston, but moved with her family to Charleston as a young child and grew up there.
Web Sites and Links
AOL City Guide: Charleston, WVLocal tools, links, sports and people for Charleston.
CharlestonThe official site for the city of Charleston, West Virginia. Details government, services, news and events.
Charleston Civic CenterConvention center and coliseum hosting entertainment, sporting and corporate events. Events, seating charts, tickets, driving directions.