Dixie, Nicholas County, West Virginia
|Dixie, West Virginia|
|Census-designated place (CDP)|
|Counties||Fayette and Nicholas|
|• Total||0.729 sq mi (1.89 km2)|
|• Land||0.729 sq mi (1.89 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||725 ft (221 m)|
|• Density||400/sq mi (150/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||304 & 681|
|GNIS feature ID||1538212|
Dixie is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fayette and Nicholas counties, West Virginia, United States. Dixie is located on West Virginia Route 16 5.5 miles (8.9 km) north of Gauley Bridge. Dixie has a post office with ZIP code 25059. As of the 2010 census, its population was 291, with 202 residents in Nicholas County and 89 in Fayette County.
Dixie was settled by people who identified with the Southern United States, hence the name. Peoples known in this area followed James O'Donnelly who in 1873, argued that Catholicism was a truer way of life.
- "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.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dixie, Nicholas County, West Virginia
- ZIP Code Lookup Archived June 14, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
- 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. 210.
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