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Hurricane, West Virginia

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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.


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Hurricane, WV

Hurricane, WV is located about: 10 miles southwest of Winfield, WV; 20 miles north of Hamlin, WV; 25 miles west of Charleston, WV; 28 miles east of Huntington, WV

Government

Hurricane, WV


Schools

Putnam County Schools


Libraries

Putnam County Libraries


   

Maps

180px-Hurricane-WV-Map.gif 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

Census Data

Population: 5,222 (2000 Census)

Geodata

Elevation: 700 feet
Longitude: -82.0203
Latitude: 38.4325

Photos

Historic Main Street Shops
Waves-of-Fun Waterslide