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: 3,964 (according to 2010 Census).
MAYOR: Chris Tatum (takes office on July 1), 304-736-8994.
CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS: (as of July 1, 2015) Patrick Wagoner; Joyce Spencer; Ann Stackpole Reed; Donnie Plybon; Larry D. Poynter; Paula Surgeon Seay. Town Recorder: Kandy Miller
CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS: First and third Tuesdays of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Barboursville Community Center, adjacent to Village Hall.
BARBOURSVILLE APPOINTED PERSONNEL: Finance, Diana Roy; Municipal Judge, Tom Plymale; Public Works, Stephen Parsons.
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, Phil Kincaid, 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: Tri-State Transit Authority (bus service), 304-529-7433.
State Senators 5th District: Robert Plymale (D) Wayne, 304-357-7937; Mike Woelfel (D) Huntington, 304-357-7956.
House of Delegates: 18th District, Cabell County, Kelli Sobonya, (R), 304-340-3175.
CABELL COUNTY ELECTED OFFICIALS
Assessor, 304-526-8687, Irv Johnson (R)
Circuit Court Judges (6th District): Chris Chiles, 304-526-8612; Alfred E. Ferguson (D), 304-526-8608; Jane Hustead (D), 304-526-8606; Paul T. Farrell Sr., 304-526-8603
Clerk of the Circuit Court, 304-526-8622, Jeffrey Hood (D)
Clerk of the County, 304-526-8625, Karen Cole (D)
Conservation District Supervisor, John Oblinger
County Commission: 304-526-8634: Bob Bailey (D), 304-526-8637; Anne Yon (R), 304-526-8635; Nancy Cartmill (R), 304-526-8638
Family Court Judges: Ron Anderson, 304-528-8530; Patricia Keller, 304-528-8535
Magistrates: 304-526-8642, Rondall L. Baumgardner; Darrell Black (D); Dan Goheen (D); Johnny McCallister (D); Michael Woelfel (D); Scott Bias (D); Danne Vance (D)
Prosecuting Attorney 304-526-8653, Sean K. Hammers
Sheriff, 304-526-8663, Tom McComas (D)
Surveyor, 304-526-8639, Jeffrey Stephens (D)
Parks and Recreation, 304-696-5954, www.ghprd.org; James E. Cummings, President; Gordon D. Jones, Vice President; Don McCroskey, Treasurer; William D. Kelley; Dr. Charles H. McKown; Dr. Rocco Morabito; Alan S. Morrison; Kent Perry; Sandra Pinson; G. Randall Rhoades; Stacy Wehrle; Kevin Brady, executive director.
CABELL COUNTY OFFICES
Animal Shelter (Cabell-Hunt.) Jim Cumm, 304-696-5551
Cabell-Huntington Convention and Visitors Bureau: Tyson Compton, 304-525-7333
Cabell-Huntington Health Dept.: www.cabellhealth.org; 304-523-6483, Dr. Kevin McCann, Interim Health Officer
County Attorney: Bill Watson
County Manager: Beth Thompson (as of July 1), 304-526-3634
Emergency Services: 304-526-9797, Gordon Merry
911: 304-526-8555, Mike Davis, director
Information and Referral: 304-528-5660
Law Library: 304-526-8611
Public Defender: 304-522-1265
Public Library: 304-528-5700, cabell.lib.wv.us. Judy Rule, Director
Tri-State Transit Authority: 304-529-6094, Paul Davis, Director
Solid Waste Authority: 304-522-4211
WVU Extension Service: 304-743-7131
CABELL COUNTY POLITICAL PARTIES
Democrat Chair: Bob Bailey
Republican Chair: T-Anne See
Barboursville is located within the Cabell County Schools District, 304-528-5000, boe.cabe.k12.wv.us. current board of education members: Mary Neely; Suzanne Oxley; Karen Nance; Garland "Skip" Parsons; Rhonda Smalley. Bill Smith, Superintendent (appointed); Regular meetings: 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m.
Most students who live in Barboursville attend one of these schools:
ELEMENTARY: Village of Barboursville Elementary School, 718 Central Ave., Barboursville, 304-733-3035, 304-733-3000, http://www.cabellcountyschools.com/villageofbarboursvilleelementaryschool_home.aspx;
Davis Creek Elementary School, Route 2, Box 498, Barboursville, 304-733-3024, http://www.cabellcountyschools.com/daviscreekelementaryschool_home.aspx;
Martha Elementary School, 3065 Martha Road, Barboursville, 304-733-3027, http://www.cabellcountyschools.com/marthaelementaryschool_home.aspx;
Nichols Elementary School, 3505 Erwin Road, Barboursville, 304-733-3031, http://www.cabellcountyschools.com/nicholselementaryschool_home.aspx.
MIDDLE SCHOOL: Barboursville Middle School, 1400 Central Ave., Barboursville, 304-733-3003, http://www.cabellcountyschools.com/barboursvillemiddleschool_home.aspx
HIGH SCHOOL: Cabell Midland High School, Cabell Midland High School, 2300 U.S. 60 East, Ona, 304743-7400, http://www.cabellcountyschools.com/cabellmidlandhighschool_home.aspx.
Cabell County Career Technology Center, 1035 Norway Ave., Huntington, 304-5285106, http://www.cabellcountyschools.com/cabellcountycareertechnologycenter_home.aspx.