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 beginning in Twistville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Twistville) to Point B.
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Twistville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6084, Longitude: -80.8148 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Twistville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).