ORIGIN: Barboursville was established in 1813. Named after Virginia Gov. James Barbour (1812-1814), the village was the county seat of Cabell County from 1814 until 1887.
POPULATION: 3,410 (according to 2008 Census estimate).
MAYOR: Paul Turman, 304-736-8994.
CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS: Paul Turman, Kandy Miller, Paul Hockenberry, Dick Spencer, Orman Hall, Chris Tatum, Donnie Plybon.
CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS: First and third Tuesdays of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Barboursville Community Center, adjacent to Village Hall.
VILLAGE HALL: 721 Central Ave., 304-736-9820.
POLICE: Barboursville Police Department, Mike Coffey, chief; non-emergency, 304-736-8994; or Cabell County 911 Dispatch, 304-526-8585.
FIRE: Barboursville Volunteer Fire Department, Paul Hockenberry, chief; non-emergency, 304-736-7420.
AMBULANCE: Cabell County Emergency Medical Services, Gordon Merry III, director; non-emergency, 304-526-9797.
TRASH COLLECTION: Monday through Thursday for residents. Extra hauls on Friday, 304-736-8994.
SCHOOL DISTRICT: Cabell County Schools, 2850 5th Ave., 304-528-5000.
AREA IN SQUARE MILES: 9.7.
ZIP CODE: 25504.
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: The Transit Authority (bus service), 304-529-7433.