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Some Fast Facts about McDowell County
5 LARGEST LAND OWNERS (10,000 ACRES OR MORE)

Pocahontas Land Co.
Berwind Land Co.
Alawest Land Co.
Mega Minerals Land Co.
Georgia Pacific Land Co.

8 LARGEST EMPLOYERS IN MCDOWELL COUNTY (AS OF 3-99)

1. McDowell County Board of Education
2. Welch Emergency Hospital
3. Council of Southern Mountains
4. McDowell County Continuous Care
5. McDowell County Commission
6. McDowell County Commission on Aging
7. WV Dept. of Health & Human Resources
8. Goodsons Supermarkets, Inc.


GEOGRAPHY FAST FACTS

 
LAND AREA, 2000 (square miles)

McDowell County 535

West Virginia 24,078


 
Persons per square mile, 2000

McDowell County 51.1

West Virginia 75.1


 
Nearby Metropolitan Cities (distance in miles)

Charleston WV 115

Huntington WV 131

Roanoke VA 140