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Welcome to Milton ...

The town of Milton is located in Cabell County<1>.

The location of Milton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Milton has a population of 2,536 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Milton.

Milton is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Milton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Milton: (304) & (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Milton had an population of 2,536 people. This is an increase of 4.66% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.96% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Milton had a population of 2,423 people. This makes Milton the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Milton represents 0.13% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 54th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,423 people, the population of Milton increased 9.84% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,206 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Milton.

Adding Milton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Milton 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 Milton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Milton on a map titled Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Milton on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Milton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 67 communities that are also named Milton - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, California (2), Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (6), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska (2), Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (3), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah (2), Vermont, Virginia (2), Washington and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Milton.

Communities near Milton ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Milton.

  • Huntington [Cabell County]
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    • Huntington [Cabell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Milton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,934 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntington<7>
  • Saint Albans [Kanawha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Albans
    • Saint Albans [Kanawha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Milton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,763 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Albans have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Albans
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Albans<7>
  • Hurricane [Putnam County]
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    • Hurricane [Putnam County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Milton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,389 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurricane
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hurricane<7>
  • Nitro [Kanawha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nitro
    • Nitro [Kanawha County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Milton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,285 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nitro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nitro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nitro<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Barboursville [Cabell County]
    • Winfield [Putnam County]
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      • Winfield [Putnam County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Milton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,410 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winfield<7>
    • Eleanor [Putnam County]
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      • Eleanor [Putnam County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Milton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,579 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eleanor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eleanor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eleanor<7>
    • Buffalo [Putnam County]
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      • Buffalo [Putnam County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Milton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,263 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo<7>
    • Hamlin [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamlin
      • Hamlin [Lincoln County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Milton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,005 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamlin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamlin<7>
    • Poca [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poca
      • Poca [Putnam County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Milton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 963 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poca
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poca<7>

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 Milton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Milton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Milton. 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 Milton.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Milton. See our Newspapers Page for Milton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Milton ...

Looking for more information about Milton? 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 Milton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Milton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Cabell County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Milton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Cabell County: www.cabellcounty.org/

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Cabell, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Milton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Milton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Milton) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Milton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MiltonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Milton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4353, Longitude: -82.1373       In this case, the coordinates for Milton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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