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Population in 2012: 2,621 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.0%
 

Males: 1,256  (47.9%)
Females: 1,365  (52.1%)

Median resident age:  46.0 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 25951.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,163 (it was $20,323 in 2000)
Hinton:

$25,163
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,609

Hinton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $65,936 (it was $44,400 in 2000)
Hinton:

$65,936
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $76,996; Detached houses: $80,715; Townhouses or other attached units: $75,974; In 2-unit structures: $41,724; Mobile homes: $28,024

Median gross rent in 2012: $473.

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  • White alone - 2,452 (91.6%)
  • Black alone - 142 (5.3%)
  • Two or more races - 53 (2.0%)
  • Hispanic - 14 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 12 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hinton: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: English (23.2%), Irish (21.8%), German (17.5%), United States (9.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%), Dutch (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1449 feet

Land area: 2.31 square miles.

Population density: 1,133 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Hinton:

  • High school or higher: 78.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hinton city:

  • Never married: 32.6%
  • Now married: 41.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

38 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.5%
West Virginia:  1.3%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Hinton, West Virginia as of November 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Hinton to the number of sex offenders is 175 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $402 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $233 (0.5%)

Hinton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roanoke, VA (57.8 miles , pop. 94,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (124.7 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (348.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Shady Spring, WV (3.4 miles ), Ghent, WV (3.6 miles ), Meadow Bridge, WV (3.7 miles ), Daniels, WV (3.7 miles ), Alderson, WV (3.8 miles ), Beaver, WV (3.9 miles ), Prince, WV (4.0 miles) , Coal City, WV (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $57,500
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $57,500
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $48,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $48,000
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $48,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $47,500
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $47,500
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $47,500
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $185,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $54,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.67 N, Longitude: 80.89 W

Area code: 304

Hinton household income distribution Hinton home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Hinton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2006 2007 2012
Murders 0100100
per 100,000 0.034.90.00.037.10.00.0
Rapes 1001000
per 100,000 34.80.00.036.30.00.00.0
Robberies 0041124
per 100,000 0.00.0144.536.337.176.3150.2
Assaults 168881089
per 100,000 557.5278.8288.9290.5370.6305.1337.8
Burglaries 211045191450
per 100,000 731.7348.6144.5181.6704.2533.91876.9
Thefts 421631183431115
per 100,000 1463.4557.71119.5653.61260.21182.34316.8
Auto thefts 3232030
per 100,000 104.569.7108.372.60.0114.40.0
Arson 0020000
per 100,000 0.00.072.20.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 310.1) 255.7176.5163.5141.7257.3176.5413.8

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Crime rate in Hinton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.25
West Virginia average:

1.91

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Hinton, West Virginia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.8%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -663 (-18.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Rail and water transportation workers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Woodworkers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (15%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Hinton, West Virginia

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Tornado activity:

Hinton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the Hinton city center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 11.9 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hinton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 65.3 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 69.4 miles away from Hinton center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 67.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/22/1991 at 01:01:20, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 9.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 41.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.8 miles away from Hinton center
On 10/28/1997 at 10:36:46, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 71.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Summers County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Landslides: 3, Droughts: 2, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hinton topographic map

Birthplace of: Sylvia Mathews Burwell - Rhodes scholar, Guy Morrison - Baseball player, Dick Leftridge - Player of football, Jack Warhop - Baseball player, John Davis Chandler - Actor.


Hospitals/medical centers in Hinton:

  • SUMMERS COUNTY ARH HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, TERRACE STREET P O BOX 940)
  • SUMMERS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, JOHN COOK ROAD, PO BOX 1240)

Political contributions by individuals in Hinton, WV

Amtrak station:

HINTON (FRONT ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Local government website: www.hintonwv.com

College/University in Hinton:

  • HRDE-Stanley Technical Institute-Hinton (Location: 320 1/2 2nd St; Private, not-for-profit)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hinton:

  • Mountain State University (about 18 miles; Beckley, WV; Full-time enrollment: 4,410)
  • Concord University (about 19 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,364)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 40 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 27,887)
  • New River Community College (about 41 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • Radford University (about 42 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 7,927)
  • National College-Salem (about 54 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 4,851)
  • Virginia Western Community College (about 58 miles; Roanoke, VA; FT enrollment: 2,563)

Public high school in Hinton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hinton:

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Library in Hinton:

  • SUMMERS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $141,474; Location: 201 TEMPLE ST; 16,370 books; 752 audio materials; 1,500 video materials; 12 state licensed databases; 29 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The photo says it is the Bluestone River but it is actually the New River added by JJ

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Notable locations in Hinton: Summers County Courthouse (A), Summers County Public Library (B), Hinton Volunteer Fire Department (C), Summers County Emergency Medical Services Incorporated Station 2 (D), Summers County Emergency Medical Services Incorporated Station 1 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hinton include: Bellepoint Baptist Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Miller Memorial Methodist Church (C), Saint Patricks Catholic Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Hilltop Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tug Creek (A), Greenbrier River (B), Brier Branch (C), Beech Run (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Hinton: Hinton Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Wood Memorial Clock Museum (309 Temple Street).

Hotel: Pence Springs Hotel (Pence Springs).

Court: Summers County - County Court (Court House).

 
Summers County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.7. This is about average.
City:

30.7
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2000 was 17.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.0
U.S.:

25.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.28
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 43.5%
(43.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.2% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  53.0%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hinton, WV

29 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
37 people in nursing homes in 2000

Hinton compared to West Virginia state average:

Hinton, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Hinton (2011 data):

  • City National Bank of West Virginia: Hinton Branch at 515 Stokes Drive, branch established on 1983/11/25. Info updated 2008/01/10: Bank assets: $2,753.2 mil, Deposits: $2,223.1 mil, headquarters in Charleston, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 68 total offices, Holding Company: City Holding Company
  • First Community Bank: Hinton Branch at 298 Stokes Dr, branch established on 1999/06/07. Info updated 2011/07/12: Bank assets: $2,144.1 mil, Deposits: $1,561.3 mil, headquarters in Bluefield, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Century Bank, Inc.: Hinton Main Branch at 321 Temple Street, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/26: Bank assets: $417.5 mil, Deposits: $353.1 mil, headquarters in Bluefield, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: First Century Bankshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hinton travel time to work - commute


Hinton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Hinton city (based on Summers County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.63%
Here37.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USASouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents43.8%24.9%17.1%3.5%2.3%
Congregations19.5%2.4%39.0%2.4%7.3%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents1.8%1.6%1.5%1.3%2.1%
Congregations2.4%4.9%2.4%2.4%17.1%
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: 3
Summers County:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Summers County:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Summers County:

6.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

4.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Summers County:

33.6%
West Virginia:

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

14.7%
State:

13.1%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$4,408$26,4480$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$15,505$23,2580$0
Firefighters 6$11,783$23,5660$0
Streets and Highways 5$9,336$22,4060$0
Totals for Government 21$41,032$23,4470$0

Hinton government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $401,000 ($153.00)
    Police Protection: $375,000 ($143.08)
    Sewerage: $338,000 ($128.96)
    Regular Highways: $293,000 ($111.79)
    Local Fire Protection: $202,000 ($77.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000 ($14.88)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($1.91)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $111,000 ($42.35)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($1.91)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $35,000 ($13.35)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($6.10)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($5.72)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($3.43)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($1.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.38)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $616,000 ($235.02)

Hinton government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $691,000 ($263.64)
    Parking Facilities: $4,000 ($1.53)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,000 ($0.76)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $151,000 ($57.61)
    Rents: $22,000 ($8.39)
    Fines and Forfeits: $21,000 ($8.01)
    Sale of Property: $21,000 ($8.01)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($2.29)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($0.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($3.05)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.38)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License, NEC: $623,000 ($237.70)
    Property: $313,000 ($119.42)
    Public Utilities Sales: $145,000 ($55.32)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $24,000 ($9.16)
    Other License: $5,000 ($1.91)
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,000 ($1.14)

Hinton government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,249,000 ($858.07)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,115,000 ($806.94)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $134,000 ($51.13)

5.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
West Virginia average:

5.78%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Raleigh County, WV  1.25% ($33,521 average AGI)
from Greenbrier County, WV  0.76% ($30,138)
from Mercer County, WV  0.60% ($26,043)


5.51% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,199 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
West Virginia average:

5.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Raleigh County, WV  1.04% ($22,050 average AGI)
to Mercer County, WV  0.73% ($24,714)
to Greenbrier County, WV  0.60% ($29,913)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hinton:

  • WMTD (1380 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WWNR (620 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: DYNASTAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNRV (990 AM; 5 kW; NARROWS-PEARISBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WBDY (1190 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYKM (1250 AM; 5 kW; RUPERT, WV; Owner: MT. STATE B. CO., INC.)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WSLW (1310 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHITE SULPHUR SPRING, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hinton:

  • WMTD-FM (102.3 FM; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • W244BF (96.7 FM; NIMITZ, WV; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WJLS-FM (99.5 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WVPB (91.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WHAJ (104.5 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKCJ (103.1 FM; LEWISBURG, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WHKX (106.3 FM; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRON-FM (97.7 FM; RONCEVERTE, WV; Owner: RADIO GREENBRIER, INC.)
  • WKOY-FM (100.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WPIB (91.1 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WSTG (95.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLQ (99.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLC-FM (94.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WVTF (89.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WAXS (94.1 FM; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: PLATEAU BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Hinton:

  • WSWP-TV (Channel 9; GRANDVIEW, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WOAY-TV (Channel 4; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: THOMAS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WVNS-TV (Channel 59; LEWISBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Hinton, West Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
West Virginia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 62
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 91
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 20
  • Fatalities: 68
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 157
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6

Hinton fatal accident list:

Mar 5, 2011 01:39 AM, Sr-3, Lat: 37.65107222, Lon: -80.76358889, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 23, 2007 05:22 PM, Sr-3, Sr-13, Lat: 37.653094, Lon: -80.854747, Vehicles: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Oct 9, 2006 04:12 PM, Sr-3, Lat: 37.650261, Lon: -80.877319, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
Jul 22, 2003 00:53 AM, Sr-20, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Oct 24, 1995 11:00 PM, 20, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 28, 1994 02:15 PM, 20, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 31, 1975 06:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 106 meters (348ft)
Total costs: $1,096,000
Total average daily traffic: 25,700
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,028
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 31,354

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • County Road 9, 3 Miles East (Lat: 37.674000 Lon: -80.848056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Overall height: 50 m, Call Sign: WNUU394
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/07/2005, Expiration Date: 11/07/2015
    Registrant: Two-Way Radio, Inc., Wytheville, VA 24382, Phone: (276) 228-2791, Fax: (276) 228-5053, Email:
  • Passenger Sta (Lat: 37.655111 Lon: -80.892028), Call Sign: KGJ590, Licensee ID: L00003681
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.230 MHz, 160.320 MHz, 160.785 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/23/1999, Expiration Date: 06/09/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/15/2004
    Registrant: Csx Transportation Incorporated, 5220 Belfort Rd Ste 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256, Phone: (304) 522-5120
  • Lat: 37.673889 Lon: -80.889444, Call Sign: WPSP347
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.4000 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 154.515 MHz, 30.8400 MHz, 35.0200 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 151.835 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/23/2011, Expiration Date: 07/02/2021, Certifier: Signature On File
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Passenger Sta (Lat: 37.655111 Lon: -80.892028), Type: Mast, Structure height: 30.4 m, Overall height: 36 m, Call Sign: WQBN319, Licensee ID: L00003681
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.230 MHz, 160.320 MHz, 160.785 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/09/2004, Expiration Date: 11/09/2014, Certifier: Marc Dwyer
    Registrant: Csx Transportation Inc., 6735 Southpoint Drive S 4th Flr J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6048, Email:
  • Lat: 37.652222 Lon: -80.885278, Call Sign: WQFS766
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.387 MHz, 461.487 MHz, 461.512 MHz, 461.612 MHz, 461.662 MHz, 461.862 MHz, 461.887 MHz, 461.937 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/25/2006, Expiration Date: 09/25/2016, Certifier: Steve Pack
    Registrant: Two Way Radio, Incorporated, 435 Mussers Mill Road, Crockett, VA 24323, Phone: (276) 620-4389, Fax: (413) 653-2013, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • HINTON, 3.5 Mi Nw Of Sr 312 & Sr 12 (Lat: 37.674556 Lon: -80.851472), Overall height: 43.3 m, Call Sign: WMR772, Licensee ID: L00122248
    Assigned Frequencies: 2118.40 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/26/2006, Certifier: Aretas Stearns
    Registrant: Highland Cellular, LLC
  • BLUESTONE, 3 Miles Out Of Hinton Off Elk Knob Rd (Lat: 37.668333 Lon: -80.865833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 126.5 m, Call Sign: WQGF860
    Assigned Frequencies: 11205.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/05/2007, Expiration Date: 01/05/2017, Certifier: John E Rooney
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street,N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • HIX, 1798 Chestnut Mountain Road (Lat: 37.741694 Lon: -80.841472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 92.7 m, Call Sign: WQOC408
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/10/2011, Expiration Date: 08/10/2021, Cancellation Date: 02/11/2013, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • HILLDALE, 342 Hillview Road (Lat: 37.632667 Lon: -80.792833), Type: Mast, Structure height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQOC410
    Assigned Frequencies: 10715.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/10/2011, Expiration Date: 08/10/2021, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • RICHMAN FALL, 68 Trivett Lane (Lat: 37.780889 Lon: -80.886889), Type: Tree, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WQOC778
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/15/2011, Expiration Date: 08/15/2021, Cancellation Date: 02/11/2013, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • 95 Pleasant St (Lat: 37.680389 Lon: -80.906472), Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WLP765, Licensee ID: L01691815
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/31/1990, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2012
    Registrant: Mountainplex Media, LLC, 415 2nd Avenue, Hinton, WV 25951

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Cemetary Hill, Route 9, 0.2 Mile Northeast Of Junction 107 (Lat: 37.674000 Lon: -80.851472), Call Sign: KWU373
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.240 MHz, 152.240 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019
    Registrant: Attorney At Law, 2154 Wisconsin Avenue, Nw, Ste 250, Washington, DC 20007-2280, Phone: (202) 223-3772, Fax: (202) 315-3587, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

77 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hinton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hinton)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 72
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Hinton


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hinton, WV

Most common first names in Hinton, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary8679.1 years
James7670.1 years
William6974.5 years
John5973.5 years
Charles5572.2 years
Robert3973.3 years
Nellie2582.1 years
Margaret2475.6 years
Ethel2379.3 years
George2375.0 years
Most common last names in Hinton, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Adkins8565.6 years
Meadows6674.1 years
Bennett6271.9 years
Gill5067.9 years
Ward4864.1 years
Smith4771.0 years
Richmond4474.1 years
Lilly4273.6 years
Bragg3072.8 years
Cales3075.9 years
Businesses in Hinton, WV
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1Rite Aid1
H&R Block1Subway1
Kroger1U-Haul1
McDonald's1
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