Cabin Creek, West Virginia

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This article is about the unincorporated community. For the stream, see Cabin Creek (West Virginia). For other uses, see Cabin Creek (disambiguation).
Cabin Creek, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Cabin Creek, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Cabin Creek, West Virginia
Cabin Creek, West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°11′45″N 81°28′39″W / 38.19583°N 81.47750°W / 38.19583; -81.47750Coordinates: 38°11′45″N 81°28′39″W / 38.19583°N 81.47750°W / 38.19583; -81.47750
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Kanawha
Elevation 630 ft (190 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1536823[1]

Cabin Creek is an unincorporated community in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States. Cabin Creek is located on the south bank of the Kanawha River at the mouth of Cabin Creek, southeast of Chesapeake. It was the site of an early African-American community in the late nineteenth century. A notable resident was Adam Clayton Powell, Sr. and his family, who had moved there from Virginia. An exit on the West Virginia Turnpike is located near here.

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ US 1880 Census, "Anthony Powell" and family, Cabin Creek, Kanawha County, West Virginia