The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/
Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in White Stick. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- White Stick) to Point B.
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in White Stick. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7990, Longitude: -81.1454 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for White Stick have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).