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Big Sandy
Census-designated place (CDP)
Country United States
State West Virginia
County McDowell
Area
 • Total 0.553 sq mi (1.43 km2)
 • Land 0.532 sq mi (1.38 km2)
 • Water 0.021 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 168
 • Density 303.8/sq mi (117.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Big Sandy is a census-designated place (CDP) located in McDowell County, West Virginia, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population is 168. The town's name comes from the Big Sandy River, a major tributary of the Ohio River which forms the boundary between West Virginia and Kentucky.


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