Charleston is the capital and most populous city of West Virginia. Located at the confluence of the Elk and Kanawha rivers, the city had a population of 48,864 at the 2020 census and an estimated population of 48,018 in 2021. The Charleston metropolitan area as a whole had an estimated 255,020 residents in 2021. Charleston is the center of government, commerce, and industry for Kanawha County, of which it is the county seat.Early industries important to Charleston included salt and the first natural gas well. Later, coal became central to economic prosperity in the city and the surrounding area.
Neighborhoods in Charleston, West Virginia
Appalachian Power Park, Big Chimney, Cedar Grove, Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center, Charleston Main Streets, Charleston Main Streets - East End, Charleston Planning & Zoning, Charleston Town Center, Charleston Urban Renewal Authority, Charleston WV, Chelyan, Chesapeake, Cinco, Clay Center, Coal Fork
Danny's BBQ Stand
The Place to Eat on Quarrier Street
Danny Jones, Charleston's longest-serving mayor of 16 years opened this restaurant. Serving up everything from barbeque ribs, chicken, pork, salads and soup. His signature side dish, smoked potato salad, is a must-try. Danny began working in restaurants in the mid-60's at the old Sterling restaurant and then opened his first restaurant in 1974. The restaurant seats a few dozen people in the front and back of the building. Newspaper articles, photos, and memorabilia are displayed on the walls to show Jones' history in Charleston, West Virginia. Danny can be found serving his customers each day, which is what he loves to do, serve the people. Barbecue restaurants? Danny's BBQ Stand on Quarrier Street is the best place to eat.
1019 Quarrier StCharleston West Virginia 25301United States
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Regardless of which side of the political aisle you are on, you can bet that this bbq spot from the former Mayor of Charleston will knock your socks off! Not only is the food delicious, the service is great, the portions are generous and the prices are right. The sauce had a little bit of tang to it and a unique flavor I hadn
With a 4.9 on Google, the family decided to stop on our way home through Charleston. It was worth every minute off highway as we got the treat of eating lunch with Charleston