Valley Head, West Virginia

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Valley Head, West Virginia
Census-designated place (CDP)
Valley Head, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Valley Head, West Virginia
Valley Head, West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°32′42″N 80°02′09″W / 38.54500°N 80.03583°W / 38.54500; -80.03583Coordinates: 38°32′42″N 80°02′09″W / 38.54500°N 80.03583°W / 38.54500; -80.03583
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Randolph
Area[1]
 • Total 0.975 sq mi (2.53 km2)
 • Land 0.975 sq mi (2.53 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,372 ft (723 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 267
 • Density 270/sq mi (110/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 26294
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1555870[3]

Valley Head is a census-designated place (CDP) in Randolph County, West Virginia, United States. Valley Head is located on U.S. Route 219 12 miles (19 km) south-southwest of Huttonsville. Valley Head has a post office with ZIP code 26294.[4] As of the 2010 census, its population was 267.[2]

Notable people[edit]

Country musician and Grand Ole Opry member Wilma Lee Cooper was born in Valley Head in 1921.

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area has mild differences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year round. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Valley Head has a marine west coast climate, abbreviated "Cfb" on climate maps.[5]

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