The following civic, social and charitable organizations are located in the Milton area:
Houses of worship in the Milton area:
Huntington was named for Collis P. Huntington, who founded Huntington in 1870 as the western terminus for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway on the land west of the mouth of the Guyandotte River at the Ohio River. The fertile land, it seemed to Huntington, was ripe for growing a city bustling with industry and commerce. His vision became a thriving reality.
Huntington is a city in Cabell and Wayne counties in West Virginia, along the Ohio River.
Huntington is located within the Cabell County Schools district, 304-528-5000, boe.cabe.k12.wv.us. Regular meetings: 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m.
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There were several people along the way who shaped the “best little village in West Virginia,” many of whom are part of a bicentennial history book titled “The Lost Village of Barboursville” that will be released this fall. It is authored by Jeanette Rowsey, who has spent more than three years researching the village’s rich history.
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.
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