Virginia Historical Coal Production (1000 tons)

  Buchanan Dickenson Lee Russell Scott Tazewell Wise Virginia Total
2008 8,101 4,893 1,158 1,208 0 7,72 8,039 24,171
2007 7,524 5,236 822 1,143 0 1,172 9,009 24,609
2006 9,963 4,802 901 1,415 0 1,368 11,080 29,529
2005 7,635 4,293 631 1,336 0 1,248 11,795 26,938
2004 10,180 4,434 825 784 0 1,327 13,015 30,565
2003 10,512 4,569 848 879 0 1,306 13,568 31,683
2002 9,843 3,585 602 976 0 1,598 15,142 31,746
2001 9,422 2,597 367 724 0 1,387 9,187 32,601
2000 11,044 4,097 1,038 1,091 0 1,492 14,492 32,210
1999 10,084 4,285 1,151 1,302 0 1,931 13,501 32,254
1998 12,089 3,675 1,311 1,243 0 2,082 13,602 34,002
1997 13,975 3,360 1,549 1,009 0 2,286 14,711 36,889
1996 14,701 2,874 2,091 1,175 0 2,443 13,499 36,782
1995 14,056 2,817 2,055 1,505 53 2,522 12,910 35,917
1994 14,551 4,460 2,747 1,218 37 2,543 13,250 38,805
1993 13,964 6,117 2,798 1,305 53 2,912 12,941 40,091
1992 17,542 6,987 3,139 744 48 2,846 11,256 42,562
1991 18,023 6,284 2,026 899 27 3,090 11,987 42,336
1990 20,834 6,772 2,948 709 51 3,242 11,944 46,500
1989 19,179 5,826 3,060 607 41 2,928 12,210 43,855
1988 19,769 8,000 2,566 361 122 3,154 12,387 46,365
1987 18,833 8,333 3,118 484 115 1,980 12,674 45,538
1986 16,325 8,111 2,331 880 124 2,258 11,739 41,768
1985 15,377 7,063 1,776 1,002 106 2,948 14,104 42,376
1984 15,509 7,149 2,044 1,184 19 2,230 13,291 41,425
1983 12,130 6,996 1,892 1,449 0 1,000 12,039 35,506
1982 15,242 6,583 1,701 1,348 0 2,410 13,189 40,481
1981 18,782 6,102 1,213 1,630 11 1,853 12,397 41,978
1980 17,722 5,884 1,180 1,477 11 2,192 12,544 41,009
1979 16,205 4,533 958 1,256 24 1,808 12,255 37,038
1978 13,462 3,963 1,003 1,226 20 1,112 11,126 31,911
1977 16,751 4,728 1,326 1,566 0 2,175 10,968 37,513
1976 15,804 5,299 1,300 1,708 13 3,583 12,290 39,996
1975 14,064 5,372 1,048 1,997 8 2,609 10,408 35,506
1974 14,293 5,528 966 1,823 8 1,839 9,826 34,284
1973 13,511 4,796 1,138 2,392 9 1,640 10,384 33,869
1972 13,224 6,237 1,045 2,636 11 1,795 9,048 33,996
1971 12,300 5,634 879 2,426 17 1,348 8,021 30,625
1970 14,815 7,147 1,127 2,311 11 1,115 8,446 34,975
1969 14,759 7,953 887 2,409 1 351 9,289 35,652
1968 15,817 8,694 1,232 2,380 9 301 8,432 36,866
1967 15,323 9,581 840 2,280 15 314 8,058 36,415
1966 16,306 9,320 436 1,920 11 241 7,334 35,573
1965 15,302 8,842 489 1,738 7 379 7,301 34,063
1964 14,552 7,741 485 1,908 5 240 6,831 31,733
1963 13,185 8,267 520 1,909 8 379 6,108 30,390
1962 12,040 8,270 470 2,030 4 461 6,182 29,470
1961 11,003 8,430 476 1,942 19 513 5,758 28,156
1960 10,629 7,130 642 2,294 17 483 5,499 26,707
1959 10,605 7,583 455 2,574 17 672 6,300 28,224
1958 9,905 5,119 386 2,682 5 667 6,252 25,031
1957 10,671 4,996 393 2,762 17 1,103 6,559 26,527
1956 9,617 4,800 666 1,445 12 1,216 8,239 26,005
1955 9,135 3,556 706 1,018 15 820 6,585 21,834
1954 5,910 3,090 637 701 17 754 4,062 15,172
1953 5,754 4,331 909 922 28 1,485 5,251 18,680
1952 6,530 5,146 1,066 900 32 1,659 5,398 20,730
1951 6,586 4,453 1,103 929 38 1,628 5,262 19,999
1950 5,324 3,428 1,294 1,070 52 1,523 4,890 17,591
1949 5,278 3,192 1,040 1,179 55 1,282 3,982 16,008
1948 5,622 3,144 1,758 1,572 98 2,460 4,571 19,214
1947 5,649 2,644 1,941 2,101 112 2,727 5,010 20,185
1946 4,380 1,541 1,649 1,293 59 2,484 4,165 15,752
1945 5,208 1,578 876 1,041 30 4,061 4,255 17,234
1944 5,923 1,676 931 1,216 N/A 4,680 4,866 19,433
1943 5,967 2,010 1,347 1,268 N/A 4,800 4,656 20,652
1942 5,979 2,083 1,559 1,147 N/A 4,352 4,352 20,430
1941 5,553 2,075 1,505 1,176 27 3,827 4,256 17,157
1940 4,874 1,768 1,421 606 29 3,283 3,193 14,462
1939 4,281 1,552 1,196 651 N/A 2,758 2,941 13,531
1938 3,742 1,370 988 510 N/A 2,800 2,733 11,818
1937 3,602 1,743 1,286 649 N/A 3,010 3,302 13,221
1936 2,235 1,340 1,343 642 N/A 2,969 2,934 11,662
1935 1,361 1,129 1,147 660 N/A 2,387 2,795 9,667
1934 573 1,176 1,123 772 1 2,694 2,836 9,376
1933 279 964 1,220 753 N/A 1,981 2,816 8,178
1932 41 770 1,543 674 N/A 1,808 2,701 7,692
1931 N/A 1,046 1,879 1,009 N/A 2,215 3,348 9,699
1930 N/A 987 1,739 1,255 N/A 2,507 4,179 10,908
1929 N/A 809 2,143 1,415 N/A 2,809 5,302 12,748
1928 N/A 796 2,200 2,410 N/A 2,410 5,062 11,900
1927 N/A 1,058 2,181 1,519 N/A 2,254 5,731 12,916
1926 N/A 1,115 1,971 1,864 N/A 2,348 6,563 14,125
1925 N/A 1,003 1,514 1,255 N/A 2,128 6,014 12,798
1924 N/A 794 1,140 1,602 N/A 1,801 5,164 10,667
1923 N/A 925 1,025 2,066 N/A 1,493 6,013 11,678
1922 N/A 870 762 2,071 N/A 1,564 5,023 10,426
1921 N/A 448 688 1,544 N/A 1,254 3,469 7,393
1920 N/A 615 946 2,123 N/A 1,324 6,062 11,242
1919 N/A 472 679 1,802 N/A 1,209 5,049 9,317
1918 N/A 111 888 1,998 N/A 1,625 5,514 9,956
1917 N/A 14 872 2,001 N/A 1,632 5,427 10,074
1916 N/A N/A 828 1,950 N/A 1,588 5,229 9,705
1915 N/A N/A 742 1,493 N/A 1,647 4,186 8,120
1914 N/A N/A 733 1,236 N/A 1,324 4,621 7,959
1913 N/A N/A 763 1,513 N/A 1,447 5,104 8,825
1912 N/A N/A 751 1,293 N/A 1,302 4,500 7,847
1911 N/A N/A 721 1,108 N/A 1,281 3,754 6,860
1910 N/A N/A 797 793 N/A 1,187 3,731 6,508
1909 N/A N/A 449 486 N/A 976 2,841 4,752
1908 N/A N/A 464 256 N/A 980 2,559 4,259
1907 N/A N/A 199 250 N/A 1,117 3,146 4,711
1906 N/A N/A N/A 303 N/A 911 3,041 4,276
1905 N/A N/A N/A 323 N/A 961 2,991 4,275
1904 N/A N/A N/A 158 N/A 872 2,514 3,584
1903 N/A N/A N/A 9 N/A 841 2,563 3,451
1902 N/A N/A N/A 8 N/A 724 2,422 3,183
1901 N/A N/A N/A 8 N/A 776 1,919 2,726
1900 N/A N/A N/A 9 N/A 971 1,364 2,394
1899 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 844 1,233 2,106
1898 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 983 992 1,815
1897 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 708 712 1,528
1896 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 785 358 1,255
1895 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 912 337 1,368
1894 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 828 331 1,229
1893 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 653 126 820
1892 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 614 N/A 675
1891 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 697 N/A 736
1890 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 759 N/A 784
1889 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 807 N/A 865
1888 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 948 N/A 1,073
1887 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 617 N/A 825
1886 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 640 N/A 685
1885 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 512 N/A 567
1884 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 256 N/A 336
1883 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 92 N/A 252
1882 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 112
1881 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 50
1880 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 43
1879 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 45
1878 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 50
1877 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 68
1876
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N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 57
1875 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 89
1874 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 82
1873 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 102
1872 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 96
1871 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 102
1870 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 90
1869 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 116
1868 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 96
1867 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 91
1866 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 71
1865 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 74
1864 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 117
1863 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 112
1862 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 115
1861 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 97
1860 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 112
1859 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 106
1858 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 114
1857 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 115
1856 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 106
1855 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 126
1854 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 133
1853 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 102
1852 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 106
1851 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 137
1850 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 138
1849 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 139
1848 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 121
1847 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 136
1846 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 125
1845 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 135
1844 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 115
1843 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 96
1842 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 74
1841 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
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80
1840 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 90
1839 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 96
1838 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 108
1837 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 112
1836 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 124
1835 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 175
1834 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 124
1833 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 160
1832 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 132
1831 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 104
1830 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 103
1829 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 93
1828 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 100
1827 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 85
1826 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 89
1825 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 67
1824 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 67
1823 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 44
1822 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 54
1821 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 64
1820 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 62
1819 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 60
1818 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 59
1817 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 58
1816 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 57
1815 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 56
1814 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 54


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Notes:
  • In some cases the calculated totals do not sum to county totals due to rounding, production in the Valley Coalfields and the Richmond Basin, and due inaccuracies of older data sources.
  • 1932 Buchanan County totals include Pulaski County production.
  • 1941 Russell County totals include Montgomery County production.
  • 1936 - 1939 Russell County totals include Scott County production.
  • N/A refers to data unavailable from referenced sources at time of last update.


  • Source:
  • 1989-2000: Virginia Coal. VCCER. (Original data from Virginia DMME)
  • 1814-1988: Hibbard, Walter. 1990. Virginia Coal - An Abridged History. VCCER