Racine, West Virginia

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Racine
Census-designated place (CDP)
Racine is located in West Virginia
Racine
Racine
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°8′31″N 81°39′37″W / 38.14194°N 81.66028°W / 38.14194; -81.66028Coordinates: 38°8′31″N 81°39′37″W / 38.14194°N 81.66028°W / 38.14194; -81.66028
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Boone
Area[1]
 • Total 0.512 sq mi (1.33 km2)
 • Land 0.479 sq mi (1.24 km2)
 • Water 0.033 sq mi (0.09 km2)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 256
 • Density 500/sq mi (190/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)

Racine is a census-designated place (CDP) in Boone County, West Virginia, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 256.[2]

The community was named after Racine, Ohio, the native home of first settlers.[3]

Racine is home to the Racine Volunteer Fire Department which covers 174 square miles (450 km2) in its first response area. The John Slack Park is also located in Racine next to the Fire Department.

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. ^ 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. 516.