Summary by County, 2005


  Total Buchanan Dickenson Lee Russell Tazewell Wise
Total production (thousand short tons) 27,743 7,756 2,567 629 952 1,238 14,601
Surface 11,357 2,935 546 307 739 164 6,666
Underground 16,386 4,821 2,021 322 213 1,074 7,935
Total number of mines 132 35 21 4 9 8 55
Number of surface mines 49 13 7 2 3 2 22
Number of underground mines 83 22 14 2 6 6 33


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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 2005, EIA