No, dipsh!t it formed a state from counties from an already exisiting state, which is quite clearly outlined as a no-no in the U.S. Constitution -<quoted text> yep. West Virginia did not secede from the union. Homer should read history more before spouting nonsense.
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Article. IV. Section. 3.
New States may be admitted by the Congress into this Union; but no new State shall be formed or erected within the Jurisdiction of any other State; nor any State be formed by the Junction of two or more States, or Parts of States, without the Consent of the Legislatures of the States concerned as well as of the Congress.