Kenova, West Virginia

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Fishermen congregate at Virginia Point at Kenova, West Virginia, where the Ohio and Big Sandy rivers join.

Kenova, WV (West Virginia), on the Ohio River in Wayne County, was founded in 1869 and incorporated in 1894. At the corner of Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia, its name is a portmanteau of Ohio, Kentucky, and Virginia. Situated at the confluence of the Ohio River and the Big Sandy River, the community sits at the lowest point in western West Virginia.

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Kenova is located on highways US-60 at US-52 near the I-64 expressway and approximately one mile west of Ceredo, West Virginia, nine miles west of Huntington, West Virginia, and 25 miles north of Fort Gay, West Virginia.

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Regional Information

Kenova is located in the Metro Valley Region in western West Virginia.