West Virginia Department of Commerce Fun Facts and Trivia

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Fun Facts and Trivia



Did you know West Virginia is the only state that became a state by presidential proclamation, and the only one formed during the Civil War? The first organized golf club in America was formed in West Virginia? That the golden delicious apple came from West Virginia? That Don Knotts and Jennifer Garner are from the Mountain State? From official state emblems to ridiculous trivia, we’ve got the information for fact finders and surfers with too much time on their hands.