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The West Virginia Highways Annex Page is the result of original research by Mapmikey.

Sources used:

Official State Highway Maps
Personal Collection: 1938, spring 1942, 1950, 1958, 1976, 1983-84, 1986-87, 1988-89, 1992-93, 1994-96, 1998-99, 2001, 2002, 2014-15
WVDOT website: 2017
West Virginia State Archives (low resolution but legible enough): 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1928, 1931, 1932, 1960 (power company), 1964 (traffic), 1970 (traffic), 1972 (traffic), 1973, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1980, 1983
Univ of Alabama: 1946

Official County Highway Maps
WVDOT website: 2014, 2017
WVDOT website archive: 2004 (a few are missing)
West Virginia GIS Technical Center: 1935 (mislabeled as 1933); 1946 (mislabeled as 1937)
National Archives Enumeration District Maps (search for the specific county, then select 'maps and charts'): 1937 (from 1940 census); 1949 (from 1950 census)
1933 county atlas (not by WVDOT)
West Virginia State Archives (low resolution but legible enough): about two dozen city maps from 1980

Other Maps:
General Drafting: nearly all years 1931-42
Rand McNally: 1922, 1929, 1961; 1927, 1939, 1940 were available at David Rumsey's site
Clasons: 1927, 1930

Other Resources
Uglybridges.com (2011 archive)
West Virginia Annual Highway Reports: most years up through the 1940s, sporadic after that. A few more are available here.
wikipedia: information about Appalachian Highway Corridors

A special thanks to WVDOT service desk who answered some questions for me.
Also, thanks to individuals who provided information. Credit was given where it was used in the website.



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