Bluefield is the largest city near Coalwood and Welch. There are actually two Bluefields, one in West Virginia and one in Virginia. They share a common border.
The Craft Memorial Library downtown houses the Eastern Regional Coal Archives.
Bluefield is a major junction on the railroad. Downtown is a large yard where you'll usually see a lot of coal trains and maintenance-of-way equipment.
City of Bluefield, West Virginia
|Bluefield, West Virginia,
Chamber of Commerce
Mercer County Convention and Visitors Bureau
(Serving Bluefield, Princeton, and Bramwell, West Virginia)
Craft Memorial Library