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Huntington
Cabell County and Wayne County, West Virginia

ZipCodes
25701, 25702, 25703, 25704, 25705, 25706, 25707, 25708, 25709, 25710, 25711, 25712, 25713, 25714, 25715, 25716, 25717, 25718, 25719, 25720, 25721, 25722, 25723, 25724, 25725, 25726, 25727, 25728, 25729, 25755, 25770, 25771, 25772, 25773, 25774, 25775, 25776, 25777, 25778, 25779




Page Contents for Huntington, West Virginia

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Economy

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The West Virginia state capital is Charleston.
The population of Huntington is approximately 54,844 (1990), 49138 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 26,674 (1990), 21774 (2010).
The amount of land area in Huntington is 38.59 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 4.598 sq kilometers.
The distance from Huntington to Washington DC is 309 miles.
The distance to the West Virginia state capital is 45 miles. (as the crow flies)
Huntington is positioned 38.41 degrees north of the equator and 82.43 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Huntington elevation is 565 feet above sea level.

Location

near the Ohio River in the nearby low hills, on the southwestern border of West Virginia on Interstate 64. Huntington is not far from Ashland, Kentucky.
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History & History Related Items

Founded in 1871 by Collis P. Huntington, then president of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad. It became a center for industry and shipping.
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The founding of Huntington

1871


Attractions

Huntington Museum of Art
2033 McCoy Road
in Park Hills
Phone: 304-529-2701
Sculpture, French and English art, Ohio Valley glass, Georgian silver, firearms and more. A children's art museum is also among the features of this museum. Nature trails are marked outside the museum for patron's use.

Museum Of Radio & Technology
1640 Florence Ave
Huntington, WV 25701-4546
Phone: 304-525-8890
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Economy & Industry


Among the commodities manufactured in Huntington were: chemicals, glass, clothing and steel
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Huntington City Government

Huntington Mayor's Office
800 5th Ave
Huntington, WV 25701-2002
Mayor's Phone: 304-696-5540
City Clerk Phone: 304-696-5530


Huntington is 97% in Cabell County and 3% in Wayne County.

Huntington Chamber

Chamber Of Commerce
720 4th Ave # 200
Huntington, WV 25701-1424
Phone: 304-525-5131

Huntington Organizations

Chamber Of Commerce
720 4th Ave # 200
Huntington, WV 25701-1424
Phone: 304-525-5131

Huntington Libraries

Cabell County Public Library
455 9th St
Huntington, WV 25701-1417
Phone: 304-523-9451


James E Morrow Library
400 Hal Greer Blvd
Huntington, WV 25755-0001
Phone: 304-696-2320


West Huntington Library
901 14th St W
Huntington, WV 25704-2308
Phone: 304-528-5697

Huntington Schools

Cabell County School Superintendent
620 20th St
Huntington, WV 25703-1513
Phone: 304-528-5000 Huntington

Miscellany

Huntington is located in the Eastern Time Zone.

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