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 Sr., 304-736-8994.
VILLAGE COUNCIL MEMBERS*: Richard "Dick" Spencer; Paul Hockenberrry; Donnie Plybon; Orman Hall; Chris Tatum
VILLAGE RECORDER: Kandy Miller
VILLAGE 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.
*The Village of Barboursville municipal election will be 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 7. Residents will vote for mayor (incumbent Turman faces Linda Brady in the mayoral race) and Village Council members (candidates include Orman Hall, R, (i); Brian Merritt, R; Paul Hockenberry, D, (i); Greg Shepherd, D; Richard "Dick" Spencer, D; Chris Tatum , D (i) and Donnie Plybon, D (i).). Residents will also decide on a proposed change to the City Charter to change term limits for mayor, recorder and council from two years to four years.