The West Virginia. Cyclopedia
Hurricane, West Virginia
A community in Putnam County, Hurricane, WV, (map) was incorporated in 1888. Named for Hurricane Creek, which was so named about 1774, when surveyors discovered in that section the effects of a tornado that many years before had laid low the giant trees of the forest covering that section of the state.
Map of Hurricane, WV showing streets and highways, and nearby airports, parks, hospitals, buildings, churches, cemeteries, trails and more; with link to driving directions.
Topo map of Hurricane, WV and vicinity
Population: 5,222 (2000 Census)
Elevation: 700 feet