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Huntington, West Virginia
Welcome to Huntington ...
The location of Huntington has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Huntington refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Huntingtonian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Huntington has a population of 47,079 people<3> (see below for details).
Huntington is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Huntington lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Huntington: (304) & (681)<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Huntington had a population of 49,138 people (which is 51.02% of the total population of Cabell County). This makes Huntington the county's most populous community.
The population of Huntington represents 2.65% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 2nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 49,138 people, the population of Huntington decreased 4.54% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 51,475 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Huntington had an population of 47,079 people. This is a decrease of 4.19% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.54% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Huntington.
Communities near Huntington ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Huntington and not the distance if driven.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Huntington.
Communities Also Named Huntington ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 44 communities that are also named Huntington - they are located in Arkansas, California (2), Connecticut, Florida (2), Georgia (4), Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Maryland (7), Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina (4), Texas (2), Utah, Vermont, Virginia (4) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Huntington.
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 Huntington:
Websites for Huntington ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Huntington ...
Looking for more information about Huntington? 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 Huntington, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Huntington.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Huntington: www.cityofhuntington.com/
The official website for Cabell County: www.cabellcounty.org/
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 24 Mar 2019