Cabell County, West Virginia

Courthouse in Cabell County, West Virginia

Cabell County, in western (WV), was created in 1809 from Kanawha County. It was named in honor of William H. Cabell, the governor of Virginia from 1805 until 1808. Its county seat was moved from Barboursville to Huntington in 1887. Cabell County is a principal transportation center for the upper Ohio Valley. The , , and rivers meet here. Interstate 64, the Midland Trail (now highway US-60) and the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway pass through the county, traveling east to west. One of the most populous counties in West Virginia, Cabell is part of the Huntington-Ashland (Kentucky) Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the population of Cabell County was 96,319.

Cities & Towns in Cabell County



Guyandotte, West Virginia

Lesage, West Virginia

Ona, West Virginia
Pea Ridge, West Virginia
Salt Rock, West Virginia

Parks & Public Recreation Facilities

Altizer Park (Huntington, WV)
Barboursville Park (Barboursville, WV)
David Harris Riverfront Park (Huntington, WV)
Green Bottom Wildlife Management Area
Kiwanis Park (Huntington, WV)
Prindle Field (Huntington, WV)
Mill Creek Wildlife Management Area
Riverside Park (Huntington, WV)
Ritter Park (Huntington, WV)
Saint Cloud Commons (Huntington, WV)

Cabell County Historic Landmarks

(Huntington, WV)
(Huntington, WV)
(Milton, WV)
(Barboursville, WV)

Regional Information for Cabell County, West Virginia

Further information on lodging, dining, and recreation in Cabell County may be found in our guide to travel in the Metro Valley Region in western West Virginia, in which Cabell County is located.

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