Rand, West Virginia

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Rand
Census-designated place
Street scene in Rand in the 1970s
Street scene in Rand in the 1970s
Rand is located in West Virginia
Rand
Rand
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°16′57″N 81°33′44″W / 38.28250°N 81.56222°W / 38.28250; -81.56222Coordinates: 38°16′57″N 81°33′44″W / 38.28250°N 81.56222°W / 38.28250; -81.56222
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Kanawha
Area[1]
 • Total 0.461 sq mi (1.19 km2)
 • Land 0.461 sq mi (1.19 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,631
 • Density 3,500/sq mi (1,400/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Rand is a census-designated place (CDP) on the Kanawha River in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,631.[2] It is surrounded by the communities of Malden and DuPont City.

Former NFL wide receiver Randy Moss was born and raised in Rand.

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