Big Sandy, West Virginia

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Big Sandy
Census-designated place (CDP)
Davy Roderfield Road in Big Sandy
Davy Roderfield Road in Big Sandy
Big Sandy is located in West Virginia
Big Sandy
Big Sandy
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°27′51″N 81°41′53″W / 37.46417°N 81.69806°W / 37.46417; -81.69806Coordinates: 37°27′51″N 81°41′53″W / 37.46417°N 81.69806°W / 37.46417; -81.69806
Country United States
State West Virginia
County McDowell
Area[1]
 • Total 0.553 sq mi (1.43 km2)
 • Land 0.532 sq mi (1.38 km2)
 • Water 0.021 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 168
 • Density 300/sq mi (120/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Big Sandy is a census-designated place (CDP) located in McDowell County, West Virginia, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population is 168.[2] The town's name comes from the Big Sandy River, a major tributary of the Ohio River which forms the boundary between West Virginia and Kentucky.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 

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