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Cabell County and Wayne County,

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The West Virginia state capital is Charleston.

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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

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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.
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Huntington 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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Huntington history:

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

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