Geologic Maps of West Virginia

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Page-Sized Geologic Map

image of the page-sized Geologic Map of West Virginia Announcing our new page-sized geologic map (Map-25A)!
  • New map design
  • New USGS-FGDC compliant color scheme
  • Now highlighting Precambrian, Mesozoic and Cenozoic features
  • An interactive, layered PDF in which you can turn off/on map layers and text. View and print what you want!
    (Further information on interactive, layered PDFs.)
  • Updated description on page two
  • Choose a high or low resolution map below
PDF icon Download the high-resolution map  (PDF, 7.71 MB)

PDF icon Download the low-resolution map  (PDF, 2.71 MB).

Other Geologic Maps

image of the western portion of Map-1, WV Geologic Mapimage of the eastern portion of Map-1, WV Geologic Map Large Map

You may also be interested in some of our other maps. If you would like more geologic detail, consider purchasing our 1:250,000, 42" x 58", 400 dpi map in either printed (two sheets) or digital (CD/DVD) formats. Further information about this map can be found here: Publications Catalog, Map-1.


The STATEMAP projects have recent geological interpretation on a scale of 1:24,000 for select 7.5 quadrangles within the state. Further information on these on-going projects is on the STATEMAP's Projects page. You can also find maps for purchase using the Open File ("OF") report number as found at the top of a project's page.

Geologic Information

Our website is full of information pertaining to the state's geology; however, you may wish to start with the following three pages:

WVGES Welcome Page

Page last revised: September 3, 2014

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