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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).<2>
When the people of Huntington refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Huntingtonian<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Huntington has a population of 45,214 people<4> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Huntington.
Huntington is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Huntington lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Huntington: (304) & (681)<6>
Websites for Huntington ...
Official Website: www.cityofhuntington.com/
Chamber of Commerce: www.huntingtonchamber.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Huntington had an population of 45,214 people. This is a decrease of 7.99% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.16% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Huntington had a population of 49,138 people (or 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).
More information can be found on the Census 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.
Communities near Huntington ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Huntington.
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 Huntington. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Huntington.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Huntington. 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 Huntington.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Huntington. Our list includes 25 papers. See our Newspapers Page 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.
Adding Huntington to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Huntington in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Huntington was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Huntington on a map titled Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Huntington on our Genealogy Page.
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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: 18 Jan 2022