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Dunbar
Kanawha County, West Virginia

ZipCodes
25064




Page Contents for Dunbar, West Virginia

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.



Statistics & Facts

The West Virginia state capital is Charleston.
The population of Dunbar is approximately 8,697 (1990), 7907 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 4,239 (1990), 3795 (2010).
The amount of land area in Dunbar is 7.354 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.009 sq kilometers.
The distance from Dunbar to Washington DC is 270 miles.
The distance to the West Virginia state capital is 5 miles. (as the crow flies)
Dunbar is positioned 38.36 degrees north of the equator and 81.73 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in western West Virginia on the banks of the Kanawha River
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Dunbar.

The areas of White City, Rowan and Rochelle were combined and incorporated as Dunbar on 19 April 1921. It is believed the town was named for a local lawyer, Dunbar Baines, but others feel it was named for the Dunbar Tract from the George Washington family.
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Attractions

The Commode Bowl
A Thanksgiving day tradition
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Dunbar City Government

This page lists all previous administrations in Dunbar from 1921 to the present.

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