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Valley Head, West Virginia
Census-designated place (CDP)
Outside Valley Head
Outside Valley Head
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Randolph
 • 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)
Population (2010)
 • Total 267
 • Density 273.8/sq mi (105.73/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 26294
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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