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List of West Virginia rivers

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List of West Virginia rivers

This is a list of rivers in the U.S. state of West Virginia.

List of West Virginia rivers includes streams formally designated as rivers. There are also smaller streams (i.e., branches, creeks, drains, forks, licks, runs, etc.) in the state. Exclusive of major tributaries, there are about 46 named rivers in West Virginia. Though relatively few in number, rivers have traditionally provided easy avenues of transportation through the rough terrain of the Mountain State, first by Native Americans and later by European settlers. Even today, the larger rivers transport large volumes of commercial goods, while the smaller ones provide recreational opportunities such as canoeing, fishing, swimming, and white-water rafting.

By tributary

Mississippi River

Chesapeake Bay

Alphabetically

See also

External links

  • Current stream flow conditions in West Virginia
  • Bluestone National Scenic River
  • Friends of the Cheat
  • New River Gorge National River
  • West Virginia Rivers Coalition
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