Valley Head, West Virginia facts for kids
|Valley Head, West Virginia|
|Census-designated place (CDP)|
Outside Valley Head
|• Total||0.975 sq mi (2.53 km2)|
|• Land||0.975 sq mi (2.53 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||2,372 ft (723 m)|
|• Density||273.8/sq mi (105.73/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||304 & 681|
|GNIS feature ID||1555870|
Valley Head is a census-designated place (CDP) in Randolph County, West Virginia, United States. Valley Head is located on U.S. Route 219 12 miles (19 km) south-southwest of Huttonsville. Valley Head has a post office with ZIP code 26294. As of the 2010 census, its population was 267.
The community was named for the nearby headwaters of the Tygart Valley River.
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, Valley Head has a marine west coast climate, abbreviated "Cfb" on climate maps.
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