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Dunbar, West Virginia

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A community in Kanawha County, Dunbar, WV was not incorporated until 1921 although the town was laid out by Hon. Fred P. Grosscup of Charleston in 1912. Dunbar was named for Dunbar Baines, a prominent Charleston banker and lawyer. The town is located on the north side of the Kanawha River.

Dunbar, WV

Location

Dunbar, WV is located is located along the north side of the Kanawha River, about: 2 miles southwest of Institue, WV; 3 miles west of South Charleston, WV; 7 miles west of Charleston, WV; 8 miles east of St. Albans, WV ; 10 miles southeast of Nitro, WV; and 9 miles southeast of Cross Lanes, WV.

Airports

Yeager Airport

Lodging

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Weather

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Map of Dunbar and Vicinity

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Attractions

Tri-State Racetrack & Gaming Center - Casino, greyhound racing, and gaming

Libraries

Kanawha County Public Library

Schools

Kanawha County Schools

Media

Radio Stations

WBES (AM 1240) : WZJO (FM 94.5)


   

Maps

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Map of Dunbar, WV showing streets, airports, parks, buildings, churches, cemeteries, trails and other points of interest, with link to driving directions.

Topo map of Dunbar, WV and vicinity.

Census Data

Population: 8,154 (2000 Census)

Geodata

Elevation: 603 feet
Longitude: -81.7375
Latitude: 38.3606