Huntington West Virginia
Huntington is a city in Cabell and Wayne counties in the U.S. state of West Virginia, located at the confluence of the Guyandotte River & the Ohio River. Most of the city is in Cabell County, for which it is the county seat. A small portion of the city, mainly the neighborhood of Westmoreland, is in Wayne County. Its population was 49,138 at the 2010 census. Huntington is the principal city for the Huntington-Ashland Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).
As of the 2010 census, the Huntington Metro is the largest in the State of West Virginia  with a population of 363,000. Huntington is the largest city within the MSA and the second largest city in West Virginia, behind Charleston. The first permanent settlement, Holderby's Landing, was founded in 1775 in what was then the Colony of Virginia.