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Hinton, West Virginia
Welcome to Hinton ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Hinton has a population of 2,357 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Hinton.
Hinton is 1,810 feet [552 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Hinton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Hinton: (304) and (681)<4>
The ZIP code for Hinton: 25951<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hinton had an population of 2,357 people. This is a decrease of 11.92% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.16% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Hinton had a population of 2,676 people (which is 19.21% of the total population of Summers County). This makes Hinton the county's most populous community.
The population of Hinton represents 0.14% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 47th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,676 people, the population of Hinton decreased 7.08% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,880 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Hinton.
Adding Hinton to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Hinton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Hinton elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Hinton on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hinton on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Hinton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Hinton - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, California, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky (2), Missouri, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Oklahoma and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hinton.
Communities near Hinton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hinton.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hinton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hinton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hinton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Hinton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hinton. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hinton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hinton ...
Looking for more information about Hinton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Hinton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hinton.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 20 Apr 2021