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Upshur County, West Virginia

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The West Virginia state capital is Charleston.
The population of Buckhannon is approximately 5639 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,457 (1990), 2148 (2010).
The amount of land area in Buckhannon is 4.652 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Buckhannon to Washington DC is 182 miles.
The distance to the West Virginia state capital is 91 miles. (as the crow flies)
Buckhannon is positioned 38.98 degrees north of the equator and 80.22 degrees west of the prime meridian.


Shilo Llama Farm is located three miles east of Buckhannon on old route 33. It is the home to thirteen registered llamas. Llamas originated in South America but enjoy the mountains of West Virginia and the cool climate. They are friendly, inquisitve and intelligent animals. Contrary to popular opinion, they are not prone to spitting (as are camels). Their wool is valuable and used for sweaters, scarves, etc. They have also been used as pack animals.
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Buckhannon Chamber

Chamber of Commerce
16 S. Kanawha St.
Buckhannon, WV 26201-2626
Phone: 304 472-1722

Buckhannon Organizations

Chamber of Commerce
16 S. Kanawha St.
Buckhannon, WV 26201-2626
Phone: 304 472-1722

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