About: Wheeling, West Virginia
Originally a British settlement, Wheeling was the location of the Wheeling Convention in 1861, which established the state of West Virginia and Wheeling was the original state capital. West Virginia Independence Hall, the site of the Wheeling Convention remains in Wheeling to this day. Because of its proximity to Pittsburgh, Wheeling is very closely intertwined with the Pennsylvania city's media and sports teams.
Local Newspapers: The Intelligencer, Wheeling News-Register
Local Sports Teams: Wheeling Nailers (ECHL)
Local Colleges: Wheeling Jesuit University, West Liberty University, Bethany College