West Virginia to Georgia Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Charleston to Augusta is a very heavily traveled route.
The Charleston, WV to Augusta, GA shipping lane is a 431 mile trip that takes more than 7 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from West Virginia to Georgia ranges from a minimum of 285 miles and 5 hours on the road from Green Valley, WV to Mountain City, GA, to over 941 miles and a minimum of 15 hours on the road from New Manchester, WV to Amsterdam, GA. The shortest route from West Virginia to Georgia is along the I-77 S; however, there’s also a more westerly route that uses the I-26 E, passing through Johnson City, TN instead of Charlotte, NC.
West Virginia is a state that lies on the Eastern side of the United States, the state was formed in 1861 after some unionist counties of northwestern Virginia decided to separate from Virginia to form a new state during the American Civil War. West Virginia was admitted to the union in 1863, during the war West Virginia remained a key border state, and was the only state to be formed by separating from a Confederate state. West Virginia lies in the Appalachian mountains, in fact it is the only state in the United States to lay completely within a mountain range, thus being referred to as the “Mountain State”. West Virginia is a popular place for tourism, from mountain ranges, caves, whitewater, and skiing, West Virginia draws a large part of its income from travelers.
West Virginia is one of the top coal producers in the United States, second only to Wyoming, coal fired power plants in the state create a surplus of electricity, leading the nation in interstate electricity exporting. West Virginia also sits on top of the Shale Natural Gas bed, which allows the state to produce 15% of the nations fossil fuel energy.
Georgia, the Peach State, is on the Atlantic Ocean in the southeastern corner of the country. Its major metropolitan area, Atlanta, is the economic center of the southeast. The Blue Ridge Mountains, a mountain range in the Appalachian Mountain system, make up the northern part of the state, and the southern part of the state is a coastal plain. Along with the Atlantic Ocean, Georgia’s borders include Florida to the south, South Carolina to the east, Alabama to the west, and Tennessee and North Carolina to the north. Georgia is generally hot and humid in the summer and mild in the winter. It can be in the path of tropical storms or hurricanes during hurricane season (June 1 to November 30), and is occasionally affected by snow or ice in the winter. Georgia freight and shipping is concentrated in Atlanta and to a lesser degree, Savannah.
West Virginia to Georgia Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since West Virginia and Georgia are mostly industrial, with many food processing and distribution centers, we see plenty of shipments by refrigerated trailer. We also see a number of flatbed shipments as well as by the more common dry van trucks. Our Less Than Truckload (LTL) carriers in both West Virginia and Georgia are also running a number of regular services between the two states, and it’s an active route for heavy haul freight shipments, as well.