west virginia
Population: 1,806,928 
Counties: 55
Governor Bob Wise
Click here for the amount of protected land in West Virginia, and click here to review West Virginia's federal transportation spending.
Source:  Pew Center on the States & Changing Direction:  Federal Transportation Spending in the 1990s. Surface Transportation Policy Project

For an overview of West Virginia planning and zoning statutes, see a summary provided by the American Planning Association.