Alum Creek, West Virginia

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Population in 2010: 1,749. Population change since 2000: -4.9%
Males: 885  (50.6%)
Females: 864  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  41.4 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 25003, 25202.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,171 (it was $40,714 in 2000)
Alum Creek:

$43,171
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,156 (it was $24,607 in 2000)

Alum Creek CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $77,068 (it was $88,400 in 2000)
Alum Creek:

$77,068
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $105,497; Detached houses: $110,276; Mobile homes: $43,883

Median gross rent in 2012: $850.

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Alum Creek races chart
  • White alone - 1,720 (98.3%)
  • Hispanic - 19 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.06%)

Races in Alum Creek detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Alum Creek: 84.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.6%), English (17.4%), Irish (15.2%), United States (7.7%), French (6.1%), Scotch-Irish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 624 feet

Land area: 17.2 square miles.

Population density: 102 people per square mile   (very low).

Alum Creek,WV real estate house value index trend

Alum Creek, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Alum Creek:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alum Creek CDP:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 45.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.6%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

5 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.3%
West Virginia:  1.4%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Alum Creek, West Virginia as of July 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Alum Creek to the number of sex offenders is 350 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $479 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $534 (0.9%)

Alum Creek satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (11.5 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (133.8 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (377.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Upper Falls, WV (2.1 miles ), Tornado, WV (2.1 miles ), St. Albans, WV (2.6 miles ), Jefferson, WV (2.7 miles ), Dunbar, WV (2.7 miles ), South Charleston, WV (2.8 miles ), Nitro, WV (3.1 miles ), Cross Lanes, WV (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 38.28 N, Longitude: 81.83 W

Alum Creek household income distribution Alum Creek home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.1%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (29%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)

Work and jobs in Alum Creek: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Alum Creek, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Alum Creek, West Virginia average temperatures Alum Creek, West Virginia average precipitation Alum Creek, West Virginia humidity Alum Creek, West Virginia wind speed Alum Creek, West Virginia snowfall Alum Creek, West Virginia sunshine Alum Creek, West Virginia clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Alum Creek-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 42.5 miles away from the Alum Creek place center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 37.9 miles away from the place center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alum Creek-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 115.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 111.9 miles away from Alum Creek center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 234.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 74.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 78.0 miles away from Alum Creek center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 232.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kanawha County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 11, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alum Creek topographic map

Birthplace of: Jeff Stevens (singer) - Country singer-songwriter.

Hospitals and medical centers near Alum Creek:

  • VALLEY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - RIVERSIDE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SAINT ALBANS, WV)
  • HANSFORD STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; SAINT ALBANS, WV)
  • HUDSON STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; SAINT ALBANS, WV)
  • KANAWHA HOSPICE CARE, INC. (Hospital, about 8 miles away; DUNBAR, WV)
  • ARC GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; DUNBAR, WV)
  • FMC - KANAWHA COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; DUNBAR, WV)

Amtrak station near Alum Creek:

  • 11 miles: CHARLESTON (350 MCCORKLE AVE. SE) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alum Creek:

  • West Virginia State University (about 8 miles; Institute, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,133)
  • Marshall University (about 35 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 47 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 48 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 67 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 68 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Shawnee State University (about 71 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)

Public elementary/middle school in Alum Creek:

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Notable location: Alum Creek Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Alum Creek: Toms Fork Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Forks of Coal Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Toms Fork (A), Rocky Run (B), Road Fork (C), Molly Branch (D), Island Creek (E), Fuquay Creek (F), Coon Branch (G), Bowman Fork (H), Boardtree Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Kanawha County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 72.0. This is about average.

City:

72.0
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 4.14. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.14
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00355. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00355
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alum Creek and their reported violations in the past:

COAL RIVER ENERGY INC - MINE #10 (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-30-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-24-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-11-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-07-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-08-2012), St Public Notif requested (SEP-08-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-10-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-10-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2012)
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
COAL RIVER ENERGY INC (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-09-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-03-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-09-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-03-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-28-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-03-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2009), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-04-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-29-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2009), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-04-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-29-2009)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.4%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.6%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.7%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Alum Creek compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Alum Creek (2011 data):

  • Community Trust Bank, Inc.: Hamlin Alum Creek Branch at 315 Midway Road, branch established on 1984/06/18. Info updated 2011/03/25: Bank assets: $3,573.0 mil, Deposits: $2,890.4 mil, headquarters in Pikeville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 80 total offices, Holding Company: Community Trust Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Alum Creek travel time to work - commute Alum Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (59%)
  • Utility gas (39%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Alum Creek CDP (based on Kanawha County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.55%
Here: 34.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of the NazarenePresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents19.5%17.2%12.3%9.1%8.7%
Congregations12.0%18.2%3.7%10.8%6.5%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchChurches of Christ Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents4.5%2.9%2.8%2.5%20.5%
Congregations3.7%2.5%7.1%0.6%35.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 47
Kanawha County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Kanawha County:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 98
Kanawha County:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 132
Here:

6.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Kanawha County:

29.6%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.0%
State:

13.1%

4.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,694 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.25%
West Virginia average:

5.16%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($166 average AGI)
Kanawha County:

0.02%
West Virginia average:

0.01%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Putnam County, WV  0.67% ($34,084 average AGI)
from Cabell County, WV  0.20% ($28,007)
from Fayette County, WV  0.15% ($25,781)


4.52% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,688 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.52%
West Virginia average:

5.13%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($169 average AGI)
Kanawha County:

0.02%
West Virginia average:

0.02%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Putnam County, WV  0.87% ($40,643 average AGI)
to Cabell County, WV  0.21% ($33,184)
to Jackson County, WV  0.13% ($41,700)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alum Creek:

  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WSCW (1410 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WJYP (1300 AM; 1 kW; ST. ALBANS, WV)
  • WZZW (1600 AM; 5 kW; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBES (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSWW (1490 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVOW (1290 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alum Creek:

  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WQBE-FM (97.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZAC-FM (92.5 FM; DANVILLE, WV; Owner: PRICE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZJO (94.5 FM; DUNBAR, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WVSR-FM (102.7 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKWS (96.1 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WKAZ (107.3 FM; MIAMI, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WVAF (99.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WXAF (90.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJYP-FM (100.9 FM; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVZ (98.7 FM; POCATALICO, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKVW (93.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WVPN (88.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WVOW-FM (101.9 FM; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEMM (107.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO. OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)
  • W208AK (89.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: LOWER OHIO VALLEY EDUCATIONAL CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Alum Creek:

  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WLPX-TV (Channel 29; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON CHARLESTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W31CA (Channel 31; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W36CR (Channel 36; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W16CE (Channel 16; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWB-LP (Channel 53; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: COMMONWEALTH BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
Alum Creek, West Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 19
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 30
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 20
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 42
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
West Virginia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 59
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 87
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 19
  • Fatalities: 65
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 150
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6
See more detailed statistics of Alum Creek fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Alum Creek)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Int Of Crs 8 & 18 (Lat: 38.287306 Lon: -81.805417), Call Sign: WYC709
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.145 MHz, 155.745 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/28/2003, Expiration Date: 11/14/2013
    Registrant: Kanawha County Metro 911, 200 Peyton Way, Charleston, WV 25309-8627, Phone: (304) 746-7911, Fax: (304) 746-7914, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • PRIESTLY, Starlight Drive (Priestly - 196375525) (Lat: 38.261333 Lon: -81.830833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 81.9 m, Call Sign: WQQF334
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/26/2012, Expiration Date: 11/26/2022, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KB8QLB
    Grant Date: 11/16/1993, Expiration Date: 11/16/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/17/2005
    Registrant: Allen C Holder, Rt 2 Box 32, Alum Creek, WV 25003
  • Call Sign: KB8RZC
    Grant Date: 03/29/1994, Expiration Date: 03/29/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/30/2006
    Registrant: Daniel E Harper, 350 Whispering Pines, Alum Creek, WV 25003
  • Call Sign: KC8IXN, Licensee ID: L01304822
    Grant Date: 10/02/2007, Expiration Date: 12/09/2017
    Registrant: Deborah M Null, Rt 1 Box 52, Alum Creek, WV 25003
  • Call Sign: KM8G, Previous Call Sign: AB8CA, Licensee ID: L00204603
    Grant Date: 03/18/2008, Expiration Date: 04/22/2018
    Registrant: Mark D Kozar, 43 Stevens Point, Alum Creek, WV 25003
  • Call Sign: W4KLX, Licensee ID: L01299909
    Grant Date: 06/29/2007, Expiration Date: 09/24/2017, Certifier: Clifton Branham
    Registrant: Clifton Branham, 5 Mercer Ln, Alum Creek, WV 25003
  • Call Sign: KC8TLT, Licensee ID: L00131491
    Grant Date: 09/11/2012, Expiration Date: 09/11/2022, Certifier: Russell D Hoover Jr
    Registrant: Russell D Hoover Jr, 258 Mollys Brach Rd, Alum Creek, WV 25003

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: FORTIN M/BYRON J AS-79 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 587BF , Serial Number: 007, Year manufactured: 1987, Airworthiness Date: 12/07/1987
    Registrant (Individual): Marcel J Fortin, Po Box 496, Alum Creek, WV 25003
  • Aircraft: FORTIN MARCEL J FORTIN-AX3 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 7096S , Serial Number: 014, Year manufactured: 1994, Airworthiness Date: 08/26/1994
    Registrant (Individual): Marcel J Fortin, Po Box 496, Alum Creek, WV 25003

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 30
  • Hazardous Condition: 34

Incident types - Alum Creek

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Alum Creek, WV
Most common first names in Alum Creek, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2267.7 years
Robert1167.4 years
Mary1083.3 years
Charles972.5 years
William980.2 years
Donald866.3 years
John773.9 years
George670.8 years
Clarence678.8 years
Myrtle678.3 years
Most common last names in Alum Creek, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Pauley2572.5 years
Turley2174.4 years
Hill1873.3 years
Smith1869.8 years
Childress1377.3 years
Holstein1373.0 years
Midkiff1072.3 years
Williams1070.8 years
Priestley978.7 years
Gillispie970.8 years
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