The city of Charleston, West Virginia, is the capital and largest city in the state. Located at the junction of the Kanawha and Elk Rivers, it has a population of over 51,000 residents. The city is home to the MacLaughlin Air Force Base of the West Virginia National Guard, and today the main industries that drive the economy here are utilities, trades, education, industry, and commerce.
Charleston is home to minor baseball and basketball teams, where you can see some of the best young players before they become household names. There are beautiful public parks here, and the Kanawha State Forest, the place for camping, biking, and picnics is only minutes away. Charleston is also home to a campus of the University of West Virginia, the flagship school of the state.
This is a city known for its genuine hospitality and for being a wonderful place to live. There is after hours fun here for singles, and this is the place to live for anyone who appreciates the natural beauty of the area. There is also an excellent public transportation system, so you can enjoy the scenery and let someone else do the driving while you're here.