Wheeling, WV City Government

Quick Facts:
-Founded in 1769.
-Incorporated in 1836.
-The birth place of West Virginia and The First State Capitol.
-55 miles from Downtown Pittsburgh, 120 miles from Columbus, Ohio, and 130 miles from Cleveland, Ohio.
-Elevation is 687 feet above sea level.
-Population is 31,400 (2000 Data).
-Climate temperatures range from an average of 72.7° Fahrenheit in the summer to an average of 29.3° Fahrenheit in the winter. Average annual rainfall is 36″ and snowfall is also 36″.
-Wheeling is the largest city in the Wheeling-Belmont County (Ohio) Metropolitan Statistical Area that includes Ohio and Marshall Counties, WV, and Belmont County, OH.