Dixie, Nicholas County, West Virginia facts for kids

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Dixie, West Virginia
Census-designated place (CDP)
Country United States
State West Virginia
Counties Fayette and Nicholas
Area
 • 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)
Population (2010)
 • Total 291
 • Density 399.2/sq mi (154.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 25059
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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