Big Chimney, West Virginia
|Census-designated place (CDP)|
Location in Kanawha County and state of West Virginia.
|• Total||2.059 sq mi (5.33 km2)|
|• Land||2.003 sq mi (5.19 km2)|
|• Water||0.056 sq mi (0.15 km2)|
|• Density||300/sq mi (120/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
Big Chimney is a census-designated place (CDP) located on U.S. Route 119 in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 627. It is accessible by West Virginia Route 114 or exit 5 from I-79. The center of town includes a Hardee's, a drug store, hardware store and grocery store, along with a few smaller businesses. The town is named after the tall chimney of the local salt works, which was a prominent landmark.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
- Kenny, Hamill (1945). West Virginia Place Names: Their Origin and Meaning, Including the Nomenclature of the Streams and Mountains. Piedmont, WV: The Place Name Press. p. 112.
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