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Huttonsville, West Virginia
Location of Huttonsville in Randolph County, West Virginia.
Location of Huttonsville in Randolph County, West Virginia.
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Randolph
Area
 • Total 0.30 sq mi (0.78 km2)
 • Land 0.30 sq mi (0.78 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
2,037 ft (621 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 221
 • Estimate 
(2019)
210
 • Density 693.07/sq mi (267.58/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
26273
Area code(s) 304
FIPS code 54-39628
GNIS feature ID 1551537

Huttonsville is a town in Randolph County, West Virginia, United States, along the Tygart Valley River. The population was 221 at the 2010 census.

History

Huttonsville was named for Jonathan Hutton, a pioneer settler.

Located at Huttonsville are the E. E. Hutton House and Tygarts Valley Church, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Located near Huttonsville are the site of Cheat Summit Fort and Fort Marrow, also listed on the Register.

Geography

Huttonsville is located at 38°42′48″N 79°58′38″W / 38.71333°N 79.97722°W / 38.71333; -79.97722 (38.713266, -79.977329).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.30 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land.

Climate

The climate in this area has mild differences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year-round. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Huttonsville has a marine west coast climate, abbreviated "Cfb" on climate maps.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 251
1920 265 5.6%
1930 303 14.3%
1940 308 1.7%
1950 227 −26.3%
1960 242 6.6%
1970 167 −31.0%
1980 242 44.9%
1990 211 −12.8%
2000 217 2.8%
2010 221 1.8%
2019 (est.) 210 −5.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 221 people, 87 households, and 56 families living in the town. The population density was 736.7 inhabitants per square mile (284.4/km2). There were 105 housing units at an average density of 350.0 per square mile (135.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 99.5% White and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.3%.

Of the 87 households 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.2% were married couples living together, 13.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 10.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.6% were non-families. 31.0% of households were one person and 18.3% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.11.

The median age in the town was 32.4 years. 28.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 12.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.7% were from 25 to 44; 23% were from 45 to 64; and 14.5% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.0% male and 52.0% female.

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