Kiahsville, West Virginia

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Kiahsville
unincorporated community
Kiahsville Post Office, established in 1884.
Kiahsville Post Office, established in 1884.
Kiahsville is located in West Virginia
Kiahsville
Kiahsville
Kiahsville is located in the US
Kiahsville
Kiahsville
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°5′29″N 82°19′42″W / 38.09139°N 82.32833°W / 38.09139; -82.32833Coordinates: 38°5′29″N 82°19′42″W / 38.09139°N 82.32833°W / 38.09139; -82.32833
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Wayne
Area
 • Land 17.749 sq mi (45.97 km2)
 • Water 0.000 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation 708 ft (216 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 314 (336 as of 2,009)
 • Density 17.69/sq mi (6.83/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 25534
Area code(s) 304

Kiahsville is an unincorporated community in southern Wayne County, West Virginia, United States. It is a part of the Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH, Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 288,649. Its sister town is nearby Cove Gap.

Kiahsville is situated at the mouth of Kiah Creek. The community derives its name from Hezekiah Wiley, the name of an early settler.[1]

East Lynn Lake is located nearby.

Nearby communities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 350.