Cabell County highlights
ORIGIN: Cabell County was created by an act of the Virginia General Assembly on Jan. 2, 1809, from part of Kanawha County. It was named in honor of William H. Cabell (1772-1853), who served as governor of Virginia from 1805 to 1808.
POPULATION: 94,631 (according to 2008 Census estimate).
AREA IN SQUARE MILES: 281.59.
CITIES AND TOWNS: Barboursville, Huntington and Milton.
POLICE: Cabell County Sheriff's Department, 304-526-8657.
COURTHOUSE: 750 5th Ave., 304-526-8634.
ELECTED COUNTY OFFICIALS: Tom McComas, sheriff; Karen Cole, county clerk; Adell Chandler, circuit clerk; Ottie Adkins, assessor; Bob Bailey, Anne Yon and Nancy Cartmill, county commissioners.
SCHOOL DISTRICT: Cabell County Schools, 304-528-5000.
LIBRARY (main branch): 455 9th St., Huntington, 304-528-5700.
MEDIAN AGE: 38.
PER CAPITA INCOME: $17,638.
MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME: $31,535.
MEDIAN HOUSE/CONDO VALUE: $97,444.
POPULATION 17 AND YOUNGER: 20.1 percent.
65 AND OLDER: 16.2 percent.
RACIAL BREAKDOWN BY PERCENTAGE: White/Non-Hispanic, 92.9 percent; Black, 4.3 percent; Two or more races, 1.1 percent; Hispanic, 0.7 percent.
HOUSING OWNER-OCCUPIED: 67.5 percent.
PERSONS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL: 18.4 percent.
UTILITIES: American Electric Power (electric), 800-982-4237; Mountaineer Gas (gas), 800-834-2070; Frontier (phone), 800-921-8101.
CABLE: Comcast, 304-522-8226.