Cabell County Vocational Technical Center | Travelodge Uptowner Inn Hotel |
Inside Cabell County (Southern Region), Huntington is the second largest city in West Virginia which places it as part of the Huntington-Ashland metro area.
The city lies in a semicircle between low hills and the Ohio River. The area experiences all four seasons with brilliant displays of color during spring and fall, and moderate temperatures during summer and winter.
The city was founded in 1871 by Collis P. Huntington, who was then president of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad. In 1884, the city experienced its first serious flood. The "Great Flood of 1937" prompted construction of the current flood wall. Today, 11 miles protect the city.
Huntington has become a busy industrial center and trans-shipping point. Among the products manufactured in the area are chemicals, clothing, glass and steel. Huntington also is home to a diverse ethnic community. The city is growing with many renovations, including the development of Pullman Square and the technology center, Kinetic Park.
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Calamity Cafe | River Park Hospital |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate CJC Properties |
Transportation Robert Newlon Field Airport |
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12/02 Coming to The area
Clay Alliance Spring Pottery Fair Cincinnati OH May4 The Clay Alliance Spring Pottery Fair is a combination of nearly 50 local clay artisans who exhibits and sells their unique ceramic creations.
Stringbean Memorial Bluegrass Festival Gray Hawk KY June19-21 Stringbean Memorial, Inc. is a non-profit corporation named in honor of David “Stringbean” Akemon, native of Jackson County, Kentucky, who was an internationally known musician and performer at the Grand Ole Opry and the television show, Hee Haw.
Dayton Celtic Festival Dayton OH July26-28 Shop with our merchandise vendors for everything from Celtic souvenirs to the finest products imported from Ireland, Scotland, and Great Britain. Eat drink and be merry in our authentic Celtic food court.
Berea Celtic Festival Berea KY August15-18 This quaint little town located right on I-75 where the Bluegrass meets the Appalachian is like a bee hive filled with dance and live music with the beautiful Berea College campus right in the center of town.
Appalachian Festival Beckley WV August23-25 The 17th Annual Appalachian Festival is three big days packed with arts, crafts, entertainment, music, food and fun!
Golden Delicious Festival Clay WV August30-September1 The Golden Delicious is the State Fruit of West Virginia. Clay County is the birthplace of the golden delicious. Antique Car Show, Art Auction Baking Contest,
5K Run/Walk, Golf Tournament.