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Serving West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, and Florida

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Realty Exchange is a rapidly growing, full service real estate company serving many areas in West Virginia, Ohio Kentucky and Florida. We are working to expand into Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina in the near future.

West Virginia is located in the Appalachian region of the Southern United States. The capital and largest city is Charleston. West Virginia became a state following the Wheeling Conventions, in which 50 northwestern counties of Virginia whose landowners owned few to no slaves decided to break away from Virginia during the American Civil War. It was admitted to the Union on June 20, 1863, and was a key Civil War border state. West Virginia was the only state to form by seceding from a Confederate state and was one of two states formed during the American Civil War. The state is noted for its mountains and diverse topography. It is one of the most densely karstic (an area of limestone terrain characterized by sinks, ravines, and underground streams) areas in the world, making it a choice area for recreational caving and scientific research. It is also known for a wide range of outdoor recreational activities which include: skiing, whitewater rafting, fishing, hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, and hunting. The unique position of West Virginia means that it is often included in several geographical regions, including the Mid-Atlantic, the Upland South, and the Southeastern United States. It is the only state that is entirely within the area served by the Appalachian Regional Commission and is commonly defined as "Appalachia". Huntington is located in the southwest corner of the state and is close to Ohio and Kentucky. This area is often referred to as the Tri-State area.

Counties served in West Virginia: Cabell, Greenbrier, Kanawha, Monongalia, Marion ,Putnam, Raleigh, Wayne

Ohio was admitted to the Union as the 17th state (and the first under the Northwest Ordinance) on March 1, 1803. The name "Ohio" originated from Iroquois word ohi-yo, meaning "great river" or "large creek". Although there are conflicting narratives regarding the origin of the nickname, Ohio is historically known as the "Buckeye State" and Ohioans are also known as "Buckeyes". Ohio's geographic location has proven to be an asset for economic growth and expansion. Although Ohio has transitioned to a more information and service-based economy in the 21st century, it remains an industrial state, ranking seventh in GDP as of 2019, with the third largest manufacturing sector and second largest automobile production

Counties served in Ohio: Gallia, Lawrence, Scioto 

Kentucky was admitted into the Union as the 15th state on June 1, 1792, splitting from Virginia in the process. It is known as the "Bluegrass State", a nickname based on Kentucky bluegrass, a species of grass found in many of its pastures, which has supported the thoroughbred horse industry in the center of the state. Historically, it was known for excellent farming conditions. Kentucky ranks 5th nationally in goat farming, 8th in beef cattle production, and 14th in corn production. Kentucky has also been a long-standing major center of the tobacco industry. Today, Kentucky's economy has expanded to importance in non-agricuIturaI sectors, including auto manufacturing, energy fuel production, and medical facilities. The state ranks 4th among US states in the number of automobiles and trucks assembled. The state is home to the world's longest cave system in Mammoth Cave National Park, as well as the greatest length of navigable waterways and streams in the contiguous United States and the two largest man-made lakes east of the Mississippi River. Kentucky is also known for its culture, which includes horse racingbourbonmoonshinecoal"My Old Kentucky Home" historic state park, automobile manufacturingtobaccobluegrass musiccollege basketballLouisville Slugger baseball batsKentucky Fried Chicken, and the Kentucky colonel.

Counties served in Kentucky: Boyd, Carter, Greenup, Lawrence

Florida has been inhabited by Various Native American groups for at least 14,000 years. In 1513, Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León became the first known European to make landfall, calling the region La Florida ([la floˈɾiða] for its lush greenery and the Easter season (Pascua Florida in Spanish). Florida subsequently became the first area in the continental U.S. to be permanently settled by Europeans, with the Spanish colony of St. Augustine, founded in 1565, being the oldest continuously inhabited city. Florida was repeatedly contested by Spain and Great Britain, before being ceded to the U.S. in 1819; it was admitted as the 27th state on March 3, 1845. Florida was the  principal location of the Seminole Wars (1816–1858), the longest and most extensive of the Indian Wars in U.S. history. The state seceded from the Union on January 10, 1861, becoming one of the seven original Confederate States. After the Civil War, Florida was restored to the Union on June 25, 1868.Florida's climate varies from subtropical in the north to tropical in the south. It is the only state besides Hawaii to have a tropical climate, and is the only continental state with both a tropical climate (at the lower tip of the peninsula) and a coral reef. Consequently, Florida has several unique ecosystems, most notably Everglades National Park, the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S. and among the largest in the Americas. Unique wildlife include the American alligatorAmerican crocodileAmerican flamingoRoseate spoonbillFlorida pantherbottlenose dolphin, and manatee. The Florida Reef is the only living coral barrier reef in the continental United States, and the third-largest coral barrier reef system in the world (after the Great Barrier Reef and Belize Barrier Reef).

Counties served in Florida: St. John’s, Clay, Duval, Flagler

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