Beckley, West Virginia




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A Taste of Beckley, West Virginia

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT BECKLEY?

  1. Beckley is a city in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States, which was founded on April 4, 1838. The 2008 population was estimated to be 16,832 by the U.S. Census Bureau.

  2. Beckley is well known for two major tourist attractions: The Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine (which reopened to the public April 1, 2008, after being closed for renovation) and Tamarack. The Exhibition Coal Mine is a preserved coal mine that offers daily tours and a history lesson on coal mining in Appalachia.

  3. Beckley has been the subject of intense growth along Eisenhower Drive. This growth has led to increasing traffic problems which the city is attempting to alleviate by building the "Z" way, which would bypass major congestion.

  4. The median income for a household in the city was $28,122, and the median income for a family was $38,110.

Radio Stations:
WJJJ 88.1 FM Beckley, WV Gospel Music
WBWV 88.7 FM Beckley, WV Christian Contemporary
WPIB 91.1 FM Bluefield, WV Christian Contemporary
WKQR 92.7 FM Mullens, WV Top-40
WAXS 94.1 FM Oak Hill, WV Classic Hits
WMTD 102.3 FM Hinton, WV Sports
WCIR 103.7 FM Beckley, WV Top-40
WJLS 560 AM Beckley, WV Gospel Music
WWNR 620 AM Beckley, WV News/Talk
WWYO 970 AM Pineville, WV Variety
WMTD 1380 AM Hinton, WV Classic Hits

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Demographics of Beckley, West Virginia

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

73.64%

22.89%

0.14%

1.89%

0.74%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Beckley, West Virginia

     
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Businesses in Beckley, West Virginia


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Beckley Beauty Academy Inc. -  Category: Hair Salons -  109 South Fayette Street, Beckley, West Virginia (304) 253-8326

  2. Healing Hands -  Category: Hair Salons -  2795 Robert Centre Byrd Drive, Beckley, West Virginia 25801 (304) 250-0299

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Cracker Barrel -  Category: Comfort Foods -   2112 Harper Road, I-64/77 and SR 3, Exit 44, Beckley, WV (304) 256-3820   - (visit website)

  2. Salt And Pepper Southern Soul Food Restaurant -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   319 N Eisenhower Drive Beckley, WV 25801-4140 (304) 256-6600

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A quick look at Beckley, WV.

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CHURCHES



  1. Church of God in Christ -  195 Simkins St, Beckley, WV 25801

  2. Good Samaritan Church of God in Christ -  478 Maplewood Ln, Beckley, WV 25801

  3. St Matthew AME Church -  103 Mills Avenue, Beckley, WV 25801-6815 (304) 252-1002  - (visit website)

  4. Word of Truth COGIC -  911 Terrill St., Beckley, WV 25802-0094 (304) 255-6252

 C.O.G.I.C. churches in  Beckley, WV   Word of Truth C.O.G.I.C., 911 Terrill Street Beckley, WV (video)
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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. The Lost Parrot Beach Bar & Grill -  Category: Dining/Entertainment -   314 Neville Street in Downtown Beckley, WV. (304) 929-2621  - (visit website)

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