Summary by County, 2000


Total Buchanan Dickenson Lee Russell Tazewell Wise
Total production (thousand short tons) 32,834 11,155 4,259 901 157 1,470 14,892
Surface 9,654 1,765 1,104 31 - - 6,208
Underground 23,181 9,390 3,155 870 157 1,470 8,139
Total number of mines 156 52 31 3 2 8 59
Number of surface mines 49 12 8 1 - - 28
Number of underground mines 107 40 23 3 2 8 31


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Note:
  • Production figures exclude silt, culm, refuse, bank, slurry dam, and dredge operations.
  • Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding.


  • Source:
  • Table 4, Coal Industry Annual, 2000, EIA.