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Angela Henderson-Bentley/For The Herald-Dispatch Another view of the overlook at Barboursville Community Park.

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: 4,185 (according to 2018 Census estimates).

MAYOR: Chris Tatum, 304-736-8994.

VILLAGE COUNCIL MEMBERS: Patrick Wagoner; Ann Stackpole Reed; Donnie Plybon; Joyce Spencer; Larry Poynter. On July 1, Spencer and Poynter, whose terms expired, will be replaced by the newly elected Necia Thompson Freeman and Charles "Charlie" Pennington.


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, Daren McNeil, chief; non-emergency, 304-736-8994; or Cabell County 911 Dispatch, 304-526-8585.

FIRE: Barboursville Volunteer Fire Department; non-emergency, 304-736-7420.

AMBULANCE: Cabell County Emergency Medical Services, Gordon Merry III, director; nonemergency, 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., Huntington. 304-528-5000.


ZIP CODE: 25504.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: The Transit Authority (bus service), 304-529-7433.


State Senators 5th District: Mike Woelfel (D) Cabell, 304-357-7956; Robert Plymale (D) Wayne, 304-357-7937

House of Delegates: 18th District (includes part of Cabell County), Evan Worrell (R) Cabell,; 17th District, Cabell County, Chad Lovejoy (D) 304-340-3280; Matthew Rohrbach (R) 304-340-3221



Assessor: 304-526-8687, Irv Johnson (R)

Circuit Court Judges (6th District): Chris Chiles, 304-526-8612; Alfred E. Ferguson, 304-526-8608; Paul T. Farrell Sr., 304-526-8603; Gregory L. Howard, 304-526-8606.

Clerk of the Circuit Court: 304-526-8622, Jeffrey Hood (D)

Clerk of the County: 304-526-8625, Phyllis Smith

Conservation District Supervisor: Zachary Winters

County Commission: 304-526-8634: Nancy Cartmill (R); Jim Morgan (D); Kelli Sobonya (R)

Family Court Judges: Jara Howard, 304-526-8611; Patricia A. Keller, 304-526-8535; Jason Spears, 304-526-8530.

Magistrates, 304-526-8642: Rondall L. Baumgardner; Dan Ferguson; Daniel M. Goheen; Michael J. McCarthy; Chris Sperry; Danne J. Vance; Mike J. Woelfel; Clerk Paula Holley

Prosecuting Attorney: 304-526-8653, Sean K. Hammers

Sheriff: 304-526-8663, Charles "Chuck" Zerkle

Parks and Recreation Commission: 304-696-5954,; Don McCroskey, president; Dr. Rocco Morabito, vice president; Gordon D. Jones, treasurer; William D. Kelley; Paul King; Jill LaFear; Kim Miller; Alan S. Morrison; Sandra Pinson; Randall Rhoades; Stacy Wehrle



Democrat Chair: Nancy Eplin

Republican Chair: T-Anne See


Huntington Area Convention and Visitors Bureau: Tyson Compton, 304-525-7333

Cabell-Huntington Health Dept.:; 304-523-6483, Dr. Michael Kilkenny Health Officer

County Attorney: Bill Watson

County Manager: Beth Thompson, 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, 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



Advantage Valley Inc.: 3751 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane, W.Va., 304-760-0950,; serves Cabell, Putnam, Kanawha and Wayne counties in West Virginia, Ashland, Ky., and Lawrence County, Ohio.

Chemical Alliance Zone Inc.: 3200 Kanawha Turnpike, Bldg. 740, Office 4201, PO Box 18410, South Charleston, W.Va., 304-720-1023,; serves Cabell, Putnam, Kanawha and Wayne counties in West Virginia.

Huntington Area Development Council (HADCO): 916 5th Ave., Suite 400, Huntington, 304-529-7910,; serves Cabell and Wayne counties.

Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce: 1108 3rd Ave., Suite 300, Huntington, 304-525-5131,; serves Huntington and Cabell and Wayne counties.

West Virginia Economic Development Council: 2001 Quarrier St., Charleston, 304-342-2123, email info@ Serves state of West Virginia.


Barboursville is located within the Cabell County Schools district, 304-528-5000, Current Board of Education members: Mary Neely; Rhonda Smalley; Dr. Carole Garrison; Garland "Skip" Parsons; Gordon Ramey II; Ryan Saxe, Superintendent (appointed); Regular meetings: 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m.

Most students who live in Barboursville attend one of these schools:

ELEMENTARY: Davis Creek Elementary School, 6330 Davis Creek Road, Barboursville, 304-733-3024,; Martha Elementary School, 3067 Martha Road, Barboursville, 304-733-3027,; Nichols Elementary School, 3505 Erwin Road, Barboursville, 304-733-3031,; Village of Barboursville Elementary School, 718 Central Ave., Barboursville, 304-733-3035,

MIDDLE SCHOOL: Barboursville Middle School, 1400 Central Ave., Barboursville, 304-733-3003,

HIGH SCHOOL: Cabell Midland High School, 2300 U.S. Route 60 East, Ona, 304-743-7400,; Cabell County Career Technology Center, 1035 Norway Ave., Huntington, 304-528-5106,


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