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Hurricane, West Virginia
Welcome to Hurricane ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Hurricane has a population of 6,430 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Hurricane.
Hurricane is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Hurricane lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Hurricane: (304) & (681)<4>
The ZIP code for Hurricane: 25526<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hurricane had an population of 6,430 people. This is an increase of 2.32% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.13% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Hurricane had a population of 6,284 people (or 11.33% of the total population of Putnam County). This makes Hurricane the county's most populous community.
The population of Hurricane represents 0.34% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 22nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 6,284 people, the population of Hurricane increased 20.34% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,222 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Hurricane.
Adding Hurricane 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 Hurricane 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 Hurricane elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Hurricane on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hurricane on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Hurricane ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Hurricane - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi (3), Missouri (3), New York, North Carolina (2), Tennessee (3), Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hurricane.
Communities near Hurricane ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hurricane.
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 Hurricane. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hurricane.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hurricane. 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 Hurricane.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hurricane. See our Newspapers Page for Hurricane.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hurricane ...
Looking for more information about Hurricane? 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 Hurricane, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hurricane.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hurricane. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 04 May 2021