Salt Rock, West Virginia
|Salt Rock, West Virginia|
Location in Cabell County and the state of West Virginia.
|• Total||3.140 sq mi (8.13 km2)|
|• Land||3.065 sq mi (7.94 km2)|
|• Water||0.075 sq mi (0.19 km2)|
|• Density||120/sq mi (48/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
Salt Rock (also Saltrock) is a census-designated place (CDP) in southern Cabell County, West Virginia, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 388. It lies along West Virginia Route 10 southeast of the city of Huntington, the county seat of Cabell County. Its elevation is 581 feet (177 m). Although Salt Rock is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 25559. The community most likely was so named on account of there being a small-scale local salt manufacturing industry.
- Ezra Midkiff – Major League Baseball player who played for the Cincinnati Reds (1909) and New York Yankees (1912-1913)
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- Zip Code Lookup
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