Hometown, West Virginia

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Census-designated place (CDP)
Hometown is located in West Virginia
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°31′58″N 81°51′40″W / 38.53278°N 81.86111°W / 38.53278; -81.86111Coordinates: 38°31′58″N 81°51′40″W / 38.53278°N 81.86111°W / 38.53278; -81.86111
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Putnam
 • Total 0.802 sq mi (2.08 km2)
 • Land 0.802 sq mi (2.08 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 668
 • Density 830/sq mi (320/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code 25109

Hometown is a census-designated place (CDP) located along the Kanawha River on West Virginia Route 62 in Putnam County, West Virginia, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 668.[2] Hometown has six streets that are intersected by one street. There is an elementary school. The red house on the left in the photo was constructed for Thomas M. Brown and Ella Mae Criner Brown in the early 1920s, and was the first house built at Hometown.



  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. Retrieved 2011-05-14.