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Beckley is a city in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States, which was founded on April 4, 1838. The 2007 population was estimated to be 16,830 by the U.S. Census Bureau. Early in its history, the town was known as Beckleyville and Raleigh Court House. The city is sometimes called the "Smokeless Coal Capital" "The City of Champions" and the "Gateway To Southern West Virginia." The population of the Beckley area is roughly 77,000 including Raleigh County and parts of Fayette County. It is the county seat of Raleigh County. Beckley was named in honor of John James Beckley, who was the first Clerk of the House of Representatives and the first Librarian of Congress. It was founded by his son Alfred Beckley (US Army general and Confederate militia commander, born in Washington, D.C.). ... (from wikipedia)
 
 
 

 
General Information
Raleigh County35,230 Population (as of 2000)
West Virginia State30,791 Population (current)
92.3 Square Miles of Land2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)
0.0 Square Miles of Water$72,900 Average House Value (as of 2000)
$28,401 Average House Income (as of 2000)

Business Information
1,185 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$114,805,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
18,953 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$469,812,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

Gender (as of 2000)
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Ethnicity (as of 2000)
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Median Ages (as of 2000)
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