Lesage, West Virginia

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Lesage, West Virginia
Location in Cabell County and the state of West Virginia.
Location in Cabell County and the state of West Virginia.
Coordinates: 38°30′23″N 82°17′55″W / 38.50639°N 82.29861°W / 38.50639; -82.29861Coordinates: 38°30′23″N 82°17′55″W / 38.50639°N 82.29861°W / 38.50639; -82.29861
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyCabell
Area
 • Total7.234 sq mi (18.74 km2)
 • Land6.095 sq mi (15.79 km2)
 • Water1.139 sq mi (2.95 km2)
Population
 • Total1,358
 • Density190/sq mi (72/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)

Lesage is a census-designated place (CDP) on Ohio River Road in Cabell County, West Virginia, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,358.[2] It is the nearest community to Clover Site, a National Historic Landmark.

Lesage is a part of the Huntington-Ashland Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). As of the 2010 census, the MSA had a population of 287,702. New definitions from February 28, 2013 placed the population at 363,000.[3]

The community was named after Jules F. M. LeSage, an early settler.[4]

References[edit]

  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. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
  3. ^ "Population statistics" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-03-19.
  4. ^ 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. pp. 368–369.