Handley, West Virginia

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Handley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles SE of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 150 miles SE of Columbus, Ohio
County Kanawha
Metro Area Charleston
P.O. Box Zip Codes 25102
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.186
Longitude -81.365

Handley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.9 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 43 F
Apr Temp 41 to 67 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 47 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 43 F
Apr Temp 42 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 44 inches
Station OAK HILL
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 46.2 inches
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Handley Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 362 100%
Male 178 49.2%
Female 184 50.8%
Under 18 72 19.9%
18+ 290 80.1%
65+ 80 22.1%
Median Age 43
Average Family Size 2.81
White 325 89.8%
African-American 31 8.6%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.8%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.3%

Estimated Handley Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 344
Growth -18
Growth % -5%

Handley Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 36.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.4%
Irish 9.7%
German 7.3%
Dutch 6.8%
English 4.9%
Scotch-Irish 3.4%
Hungarian 3.4%
Italian 3.4%
Polish 1.5%
British 1%
Welsh 1%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Handley 362 $26,250
Cedar Grove 862 $27,604
Gauley Bridge 738 $25,987
Glasgow 783 $40,500
Montgomery 1,942 $32,000
Pratt 551 $42,115
Smithers 904 $27,734
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