The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/
Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Bolin. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bolin) to Point B.
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bolin. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1040, Longitude: -82.1437 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Bolin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).