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West Virginia Whitetail Deer Hunting Habitat Guide


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West Virginia Whitetail Deer Harvest Data

West Virginia's white-tailed deer harvest data is shown in the table below. The records show West Virginia's white-tailed deer harvest for 2015 is 138493 deer.

The table includes the deer harvest density for West Virginia's deer habitat as described below. The 2015 white-tailed deer harvest density for West Virginia's deer habitat is 7.29 deer per square mile.

DeerWest Virginia HarvestDeer Per Sq. Mile
BucksN/AN/A
AnterlessN/AN/A
Total1384937.29

West Virginia Whitetail Deer Habitat

West Virginia's total land area is 24204 square miles. This includes 1707 square miles of urbanized areas, 193 square miles of water, and other areas that are not considered as deer habitat. The potential deer habitat within West Virginia is comprised of 22103 square miles of land distributed in the land types shown below.

Habitat Land TypeSquare Miles
Forest19471
Grassland2319
Crops250
Wetland30
Shrubland33
Total Habitat22103

West Virginia Deer Hunting by County

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