Prince, West Virginia

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Prince, West Virginia
Prince is located in West Virginia
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Location in West Virginia
Prince is located in the United States
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Prince (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°51′32″N 81°03′13″W / 37.85889°N 81.05361°W / 37.85889; -81.05361
CountryUnited States
StatesWest Virginia
CountyFayette County
Area
 • Total2.018 sq mi (5.23 km2)
 • Land1.828 sq mi (4.73 km2)
 • Water0.190 sq mi (0.49 km2)
Population
 • Total116
 • Density57/sq mi (22/km2)
ZIP code
25907

Prince is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 116.[2] Located at an altitude of 1,263 feet (385 m),[3] it is served by an Amtrak station.[4]

The community was named after William Prince, an early settler.[5]

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. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Prince, West Virginia
  4. ^ Amtrak Stations Prince, WV (PRC), Amtrak, 2008. Accessed 2008-09-14.
  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. 508.

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Coordinates: 37°51′32″N 81°03′13″W / 37.85889°N 81.05361°W / 37.85889; -81.05361