Huntington, West Virginia

Huntington: The second-most populous city in West Virginia. It is located on the Ohio River in the eastern part of the state. Huntington is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Huntington Museum of Art and the Huntington Municipal Auditorium.


Huntington is a city located in the county of Cabell in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 49,138 and a population density of 1,028 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 44,934 inhabitants.

The city was created 153 years ago in 1869.

Huntington locator map
Location of Huntington on West Virginia map.

Quick Facts about Huntington

Population : 44,934 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Cabell County
Phone Area Codes : 304
Area : 47.82 km2
Altitude : 564 feet / 172 meters
Capital city : Huntington is capital of Cabell County
Establishment : January 01, 1870 (153 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 08:28:00 (6th December 2023)
Postal code : 25701
Density : 940 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -9.36% (2010-2020)
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Huntington is located at 38°25'9"N 82°26'43"W (38.4192500, -82.4451500).

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According to census records, the population of Huntington decreased by 9.36% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 49,138 - census
2011 49,122 -0.03% estimation process
2012 49,081 -0.08% estimation process
2013 48,868 -0.44% estimation process
2014 48,506 -0.75% estimation process
2015 48,193 -0.65% estimation process
2016 47,576 -1.3% estimation process
2017 46,741 -1.79% estimation process
2018 45,758 -2.15% estimation process
2019 45,110 -1.44% estimation process
2020 44,934 -0.39% estimation process

Huntington zip code is 25701. County name: Cabell, County fips: 54011

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People born in Huntington (106)

People born in Huntington, including actor Aaron Staton, actor Brad Dourif, college football player and coach Jim Grobe, .


  • Joshua Harto (actor, television producer and writer) he was born in 09/01/1979
  • O. J. Mayo (American basketball player) he was born in 05/11/1987
  • Bill Walker (basketball player) he was born in 09/10/1987
  • Hal Greer (American basketball player) he was born in 26/06/1936
  • Carwood Lipton (WWII American army officer (1920–2001)) he was born in 30/01/1920
  • William C. Campbell (Amateur golfer) he was born in 05/05/1923
  • Lonnie Thompson (American paleoclimatologist) he was born in 01/07/1948
  • Jeff Morrison (All-American college tennis player, professional tennis player, NCAA champion) he was born in 04/02/1979
  • Ernie Farrow (American musician) he was born in 13/11/1928
  • Wade Legge (Jazz pianist and bassist) he was born in 04/02/1934
  • Hawkshaw Hawkins (American musician) he was born in 22/12/1921
  • Freddie Lewis (American basketball player) he was born in 01/07/1943
  • Thomas Massie (American politician) he was born in 13/01/1971
  • Harold H. Thompson (Irish-American anarchist activist and prisoner.) he was born in 09/04/1942
  • Dwight Morrow (American politician) he was born in 11/01/1873
  • Craig Johnson (American novelist and playwright) he was born in 01/02/1961
  • Marshall Hawkins (American basketball player) he was born in 03/08/1924
  • Tom Kromer (American novelist) he was born in 20/10/1906

Schools in Huntington

College & universities near Huntington, WV

Code Name City ZIP
237437 Huntington Junior College Huntington (WV) 25701

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Huntington, WV

Code Name Address Type
HUN Huntington 1050 8th Avenue RAIL
AKY Ashland Transportation Center 99 15th Street RAIL
SPM South Portsmouth–South Shore station Main St & US 23 RAIL
CHW Charleston 350 MacCorkle Avenue - Southeast RAIL
MNG Montgomery Third Avenue and Washington Street RAIL

Post offices near Huntington

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downtown Huntington Post Office Huntington (WV) 25701

Other places with the same name (10)

Other cities in Cabell County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Cabell County , WV.

City Name Population Title
Pea Ridge 6,650 City in Arkansas, USA
Barboursville 4,228 Village in Cabell County, West Virginia, United States
Culloden 3,061 City in Monroe County, Georgia, United States of America
Milton 2,523 Town in West Virginia, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Huntington distances to largest West Virginia cities