Summary by County, 1996


  Total Buchanan Dickenson Lee Russell Scott Tazewell Wise
Total production (thousand short tons) 35,590 14,784 2,988 2,036 1,346 5 1,840 12,591
Surface 10,022 1,419 1,296 544 430 - 122 6,211
Underground 25,568 13,364 1,693 1,492 915 5 1,717 6,380
Total number of mines 191 74 21 10 7 1 17 61
Number of surface mines 44 9 8 3 1 - 1 22
Number of underground mines 147 65 13 7 6 1 16 39


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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, 1996, EIA.