Dixie, Nicholas County, West Virginia

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Dixie, West Virginia
Census-designated place (CDP)
Dixie is located in West Virginia
Dixie is located in the US
Coordinates: 38°15′03″N 81°11′35″W / 38.25083°N 81.19306°W / 38.25083; -81.19306Coordinates: 38°15′03″N 81°11′35″W / 38.25083°N 81.19306°W / 38.25083; -81.19306
Country United States
State West Virginia
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)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 291
 • Density 400/sq mi (150/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 25059
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1538212[3]

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.[4] As of the 2010 census, its population was 291, with 202 residents in Nicholas County and 89 in Fayette County.[2]

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.[5]