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Blackwater Falls
Blackwater Falls in Tucker County
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Falls of Hills Creek (Lower) in Pocahontas County
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Cathedral Falls in Fayette County.
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Elakala Falls in Tucker County
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Douglas Falls in Tucker County

There are about 275 waterfalls in the U.S. state of West Virginia.

Surface waterfalls

Name Height Coordinates USGS Map GNIS ID
Black Fork Falls
20 ft (6.1 m)
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Blackwater Falls
57 to 63 ft (17 to 19 m)
39°06′50″N 79°29′00″W / 39.113889°N 79.483333°W / 39.113889; -79.483333 (Blackwater Falls (Tucker County, West Virginia)) Blackwater Falls 1550380
Brush Creek Falls
25 ft (7.6 m)
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Cathedral Falls
60 ft (18 m)
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Douglas Falls
35 ft (11 m)
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Elakala Falls (3rd fall)
40 ft (12 m)
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Falling Spring Run Falls
40 ft (12 m)
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High Falls of Cheat
15 to 18 ft (4.6 to 5.5 m)
38°46′21″N 79°46′38″W / 38.772500°N 79.777222°W / 38.772500; -79.777222 (High Falls (Randolph County, West Virginia)) Beverly East 1551426
Jordan Run Falls
25 to 30 ft (7.6 to 9.1 m)
38°59′39″N 79°15′58″W / 38.994131°N 79.266189°W / 38.994131; -79.266189 (Jordan Run Falls (Grant County, West Virginia)) Hopeville 1551612
Kanawha Falls
15 to 21 ft (4.6 to 6.4 m)
38°09′04″N 81°12′44″W / 38.151111°N 81.212222°W / 38.151111; -81.212222 (Kanawha Falls (Fayette County, West Virginia)) Gauley Bridge 1556129
Hills Creek Falls (Lower)
63 to 65 ft (19 to 20 m)
38°10′25″N 80°20′06″W / 38.173611°N 80.335000°W / 38.173611; -80.335000 (Falls of Hills Creek (Pocahontas County, West Virginia)) Lobelia 1551095
Mill Creek Falls
20 ft (6.1 m)
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Pendleton Falls
20 ft (6.1 m)
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150 ft (46 m) [cascade]
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Pipestem Falls
15 ft (4.6 m)
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Sandstone Falls
15 to 25 ft (4.6 to 7.6 m)
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Valley Falls
20 ft (6.1 m)
39°23′12″N 80°05′16″W / 39.386735°N 80.087832°W / 39.386735; -80.087832  ?????  ?????
Wonder Falls
15 ft (4.6 m)
39°29′47″N 79°38′40″W / 39.496331°N 79.644476°W / 39.496331; -79.644476  ?????  ?????

Underground waterfalls

Many of the state's subterranean waterfalls far exceed the surface falls in height.

Name Height Coordinates USGS Map GNIS ID
Suicide Falls (Cass Cave)
139 ft (42 m)
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Monster Falls (Friars Hole Cave)
103 to 105 ft (31 to 32 m)
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