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About BeckleyBeckley is the center of southern West Virginia's smokeless coal region. The bituminous coal mined in this area is a higher grade of coal that produces less smoke when burned.

Beckley is the northern anchor of the 187-mile Coal Heritage Trail which winds its way past company stores, miners' houses, railroad yards, coal tipples and 500 small company towns on its way south to Bluefield; follow SR 16 southwest to US 52, which heads south and east to Bluefield, the end of the trail. Mile markers along the way indicate points of interest; phone (304) 465-3720 or (855) 982-2625. Another scenic drive runs south along US 19 in Bluestone Canyon.

Visitor Centers Visit Southern West Virginia 1408 Harper Rd. Beckley, WV 25801. Phone:(304)252-2244 or (800)847-4898

ShoppingCrossroads Mall, at SR 16 and US 19 in north Beckley, houses such stores as Belk and JCPenney.

Things to Do Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine


Youth Museum of Southern West Virginia & Mountain Homestead

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Beckley, WV

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110 Harper Park Dr. Beckley, WV 25801

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2120 Harper Rd. Beckley, WV 25801

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114 Dry Hill Rd. Beckley, WV 25801

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