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Public Services

Huntington and Cabell and Wayne Counties are well supplied with local services including emergency service personnel and 911 centers.  The City of Huntington maintains its own police department and full time fire department.  Law enforcement in non-urbanized areas is provided by the Sheriff’s Department and WV State police with emergency fire and medical services supplied by a combination of full time professional staffs and volunteer organizations.

Local Government

Huntington Mayor, 11 City Council Members
Cabell County 3 Commissioners
Wayne County 3 Commissioners

Public Schools

Cabell County
Elementary 19
Middle 5
Senior 2
Cabell Co. Career Tech Center 1
Total Enrollment 12,700
Class Size 19.6
Student/Teacher Ratio 14.3
Graduation Rate 83.6%
Wayne County
Elementary 12
Middle 6
Senior 3
Total Enrollment 7,448
Class Size 20
Student/Teacher Ratio 14.6
Graduation Rate 8.2%

Source: WV Board of Education 12/11

Private Schools

Parochial Schools 5

Colleges & Universities Enrollment

Marshall University 14,000
Mountwest Community & Technical College   3,011
Huntington Junior College   1,000
Ashland Community & Tech. College   4,000
Ohio University Southern Campus   2,000
ITT Tech N/A

Communications

Television Stations WSAZ (NBC), WOWK (CBS), WCHS (ABC), WVAH (FOX), WPBY - Public Television
Radio Stations 16
Telephone Service Frontier, Sprint, Verizon, Fibernet, Ntelos
Cable TV Comcast, Suddenlink
Daily Newspaper The Herald-Dispatch
Post Office City of Huntington, Class 1

Community Facilities

Places of Worship
Christian 132
Catholic 6
Jewish 1
Muslim 1
Hotels and Motels 12
Number of Rooms 1,309
Shopping
Shopping Malls 3

Medical Facilities

Hospitals 6
Medical School 1

Recreation

Parks

Special Events

Source: www.wvvisit.org

Home Purchase Information

Neighborhood Avg. Sale Price 2011
West End $  53,142
Wayne County $133,802
Westmoreland $  69,835
Ohio $137,770
Southside $125,454
Ceredo-Kenova $  78,123
Ona/Milton $154,508
East End $106,809
Barboursville Area $154,766

* Source: Huntington MLS 2011

Weather Information

Average Temperature
January 25-43°
February 27-47°
March 33-57°
April 43-69°
May 53-78°
June 62-84°
July 66-87°
August 65-87°
September 57-80°
October 45-70°
November 36-58°
December 29-46°
Average Annual Precipitation 43.3"
Record High 104° (2002)
Record Low -19° (1994)