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Where is Kanawha County, West Virginia?

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Kanawha County is a county equivalent area found in West Virginia, USA. The county government of Kanawha is found in the county seat of Charleston.

With a total 2,359.27 sq. km of land and water area, Kanawha County, West Virginia is the 918th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 190,223 people, Kanawha County has a total 91953 households earning 46085 on average per year.

Kanawha County, West Virginia - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 54039
Area Codes 304
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Charleston (population: 95,612), Saint Albans (population: 23,974), South Charleston (population: 20,373), Elkview (population: 11,641), Dunbar (population: 9,916), Nitro (population: 8,588), Clendenin (population: 5,763), Belle (population: 4,669), Alum Creek (population: 2,769), Tornado (population: 1,363)
Land Area 73,445 sq miles
Water Area 902 sq miles
Household Income $46,085
Housing Units 91,953
Median Home Value $101,600
High School Grads 88% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 25% of population
Retail Spending $15,429 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $414,905 per capita
Universities and Colleges Charleston School of Beauty Culture, University of Charleston, West Virginia State University, West Virginia Junior College, Mountaineer Beauty College, West Virginia State Community and Technical College

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.