Summary by County, 2002


Total Buchanan Dickenson Lee Russell Tazewell Wise
Total production (thousand short tons) 29,956 10,048 2,779 257 557 1,435 14,879
Surface 9,465 1,862 328 180 390 252 6,453
Underground 20,491 8,186 2,452 77 166 1,184 8,426
Total number of mines 137 45 20 3 6 8 55
Number of surface mines 42 14 4 1 3 1 19
Number of underground mines 95 31 16 2 3 7 36


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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 2, Coal Annual Report 2002, EIA