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The states of Virginia and West Virginia are still that: the separate states of Virginia and West Virginia.

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In what direction is West Virginia from Virginia?

West Virginia is North-West of Virgina. They are adjoining states; West Virginia was once part of Virginia.

What are the surronding states of West Virginia?

The states surrounding West Virginia are Virginia, Ohio, Maryland, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania.

What states did the national road pass through?

Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia (West Virginia now,) Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois

Why is West Virginia West Virginia?

At the time of the American revolution the territory of Virginia (the largest colony and state) included what is now west virginia and part of southern Ohio. When the state of Virginia seceded from the United States to join the Confederacy in 1861, the majority of people in the western part of the state disagreed with that decision, and effectively seceded from Virginia. West Virginia was admitted as a state in the United States on June 20, 1863.

What two states border Virginia in the west?

West Virginia and Kentucky

What two states border Virginia on the west?

Kentucky and West Virginia.

What two states are west of Virginia?

Directly touching the west boarders of Virginia is West Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee.

What states now make up land once claimed by the colony of Virginia?

The entire states of West Virginia, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana were formed from Virginia. Portions of Ohio and Canada were once parts of Virginia.

What states now make up land once a part of the colony of Virginia?

Kentucky and West Virginia were originally apart of the colony of Virginia. Kentucky became a state in 1792 and West Virginia became a state in 1861.

What is the difference between West Virginia and Viginia?

They are 2 different states. However, West Virginia is slightly west of Virginia. (hence the name West Virginia)

What two states share the last name?

Virginia and West Virginia

What is the capital and the 5 largest states in West Virginia?

West Virginia is a US State and does not contain other states.

Which two states border Virginia to the west and northwest?

Kentucky and West Virginia

What slaves states did not secede?

Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Delaware, and what is now West Virginia (declared a state in 1863 after seceding from Virginia when Virginia seceded from the Union)

Which is farther westvirginiaor West Virgina?

Well, hence the name of the two states, West Virginia is west of Virginia, which makes West Virginia farther west.

What is West Virginia borded by?

West Virginia is bordered by the states of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio.

Did Virginia and West Virginia remain in the union?

Virginia split into two states (west Virginia , Virginia) Virginia become a free state while west Virginia went under union

What two states border Maryland on the south?

Maryland is bordered on the south by West Virginia and Virginia.

States with the letter V in them?

Nevada, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

What states make up colonial Virginia?

West Virginia and Virginia

What is West Virginia?

West Virginia was the 35th state admitted to the United States of America.

What are the northeastern states that border West Virginia?

Maryland and Virginia both border West Virginia towards the northeast.

What is the history behind West Virginia?

West Virginia was once part of Virginia. When Virginia declared secession from the United States to become part of the Confederacy, the counties in northwestern Virginia voted to secede from Virginia and remain loyal to the United States. That area of Virginia became West Virginia. West Virginia became the 35th U.S. state on June 20, 1863.