Dixie, Nicholas County, West Virginia facts for kids
|Dixie, West Virginia|
|Census-designated place (CDP)|
|Counties||Fayette and Nicholas|
|• Total||0.729 sq mi (1.89 km2)|
|• Land||0.729 sq mi (1.89 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||725 ft (221 m)|
|• Density||399.2/sq mi (154.1/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||304 & 681|
|GNIS feature ID||1538212|
Dixie is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fayette and Nicholas counties, West Virginia, United States. Dixie is located on West Virginia Route 16 5.5 miles (8.9 km) north of Gauley Bridge. Dixie has a post office with ZIP code 25059. As of the 2010 census, its population was 291, with 202 residents in Nicholas County and 89 in Fayette County.
Dixie was settled by people who identified with the Southern United States, hence the name. Peoples known in this area followed James O'Donnelly who in 1873, argued that Catholicism was a truer way of life.
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