ORIGIN: Named for Milton Reece, a large landowner in the area when the town was incorporated in 1876.
POPULATION: 2,399 (according to 2008 Census estimate).
MAYOR: Tom Canterbury, 304-743-3032.
CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS: Charles Conard, Cecil D. Taylor, Gary Holbert, John Bledsoe and Robert "Bob" Legg
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; five full-time officers and two part-time officers. Non-emergency, 304-743-9211.
FIRE: Milton Volunteer Fire Department, Brent Taylor, 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.
AREA IN SQUARE MILES: 1.58.
SCHOOL DISTRICT: Cabell County Schools, 304-528-5000.
ZIP CODE: 25541.