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Milton fast facts

Jun. 24, 2013 @ 09:00 AM

ORIGIN: Named for Milton Rece, a large landowner and the first Postmaster in the area when the town was incorporated in 1876.

POPULATION: 2,423 (according to 2010 Census)

MAYOR: Tom Canterbury (D), 304-743-3032.


CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS: Charlie Conrad, Carl Harshbarger, Phyllis Kirtley-Smith, Jimmy Smith, Patrick Whisman

CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS: First and third Tuesdays of each month at 7 p.m.

CITY HALL: 1139 Smith St. (where council meetings are held), 1595 U.S. 60 E. (mayor’s office and police department).

POLICE: Milton Police Department, Gary Lilly, chief; Non-emergency, 304-743-9211.

FIRE: Milton Volunteer Fire Department, Bob Legg, chief; non-emergency, 304-743-6319.

AMBULANCE: Cabell County Emergency Medical Services, Gordon Merry III, director; non-emergency, 304-526-9797.

TRASH COLLECTION: Allied Waste, 304-525-1631.


SCHOOL DISTRICT: Cabell County Schools, 304-528-5000.

ZIP CODE: 25541.


Milton is located within the Cabell County Schools district, 304-528-5000, boe.cabe.k12.wv.us. Current Board of Education members: Mary Alice Freeman; Skip Parsons; Mary Neely; Suzanne Oxley; Bennie Thomas; Bill Smith, Superintendent (appointed); Regular meetings: 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m.

Most students who live in Milton attend one of these schools:

ELEMENTARY: Milton Elementary School, 1201 Pike St., Milton, 304-743-7303, http://www.edline.net/pages/6563719132587100194

MIDDLE: Milton Middle School, 1 Panther Trail (Pinehaven Drive), Milton, 304-743-7308, https://www.edline.net/pages/Milton_Middle_School.

HIGH SCHOOL: Most students who live in Milton attend Cabell Midland High School, 2300 U.S. 60 East, Ona, 304-743-7400, http://cmhs.cabe.k12.wv.us/; or Cabell County Career Technology Center, 1035 Norway Ave., Huntington, 304-528-5106, http://boe.cabe.k12.wv.us/ctc.