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Time Zone: Cabell County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Huntington is the Seat for Cabell County.

Cabell County was founded in 1809 and was created by taking area from KanawhaCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Cabell had a population of 95,214 people. This is a decrease of 1.62% since the last Census (which gave a population of 96,784 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Cabell represented 5.35% of the total population of West Virginia, making it the state's 2nd most populous county (out of 55 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201096,319-0.48%+1.16% since 2009
200995,214-1.62%+0.75% since 2008
200096,784The Last Census

More information can be found on the Cabell County Census Page for Cabell County.


Below are some of the communities located in Cabell County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Cabell County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Huntington   49,12951,4754.56% decrease  
Barboursville   3,5593,18311.81% increase  
Milton   2,4252,2069.93% increase  

Websites for Cabell County

Official Website:   www.cabellcounty.org/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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