Summary by County, 1999


Total Buchanan Dickenson Lee Russell Tazewell Wise
Total production (thousand short tons) 32,294 10,656 4,168 1,000 394 2,070 14,005
Surface 9,732 1,594 1,490 219 220 - 6,208
Underground 22,502 9,062 2,678 781 174 2,070 7,798
Total number of mines 161 55 25 7 4 9 61
Number of surface mines 48 10 7 2 1 - 28
Number of underground mines 113 45 18 5 3 9 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 4, Coal Industry Annual, 1999, EIA.