Hugheston, West Virginia

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Hugheston, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Hugheston, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Hugheston, West Virginia
Hugheston, West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°12′34″N 81°22′21″W / 38.20944°N 81.37250°W / 38.20944; -81.37250Coordinates: 38°12′34″N 81°22′21″W / 38.20944°N 81.37250°W / 38.20944; -81.37250
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Kanawha
Area[1]
 • Total 15.4 sq mi (40 km2)
 • Land 15.4 sq mi (40 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 636 ft (194 m)
Population (2000)[1][2]
 • Total 569
 • Density 36.95/sq mi (14.27/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code 25110
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1554756[3]

Hugheston is an unincorporated community in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States. Hugheston is located on the north bank of the Kanawha River across from Pratt. Hugheston has a post office with ZIP code 25110.[4] The average household income is $32,436.[2]

The community most likely derives its name from Robert Hughes, a local pioneer who was kidnapped by Indians.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Hugheston, WV 25110". Retrieved 2010-06-19.
  2. ^ a b "MCDC Demographic Profile 3, 2000 Census - HUGHESTON (Mo Census Data Center)". Retrieved 2010-06-19.
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  5. ^ 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. 316.