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Hinton, West Virginia
Welcome to Hinton ...
The location of Hinton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Hinton has a population of 2,448 people<2> (see below for details).
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
Area codes for Hinton: (304) and (681)<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Hinton had a population of 2,676 people (or 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 total 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).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Hinton had an population of 2,448 people. This is a decrease of 8.52% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Hinton.
Communities near Hinton ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Hinton and not the distance if driven.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Hinton.
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.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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: 21 Feb 2019