Dixie, Nicholas County, West Virginia

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Dixie, West Virginia
Census-designated place (CDP)
Dixie, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Dixie, West Virginia
Dixie, West Virginia
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Country United States
State West Virginia
Counties Fayette and Nicholas
Area[1]
 • Total 0.729 sq mi (1.89 km2)
 • Land 0.729 sq mi (1.89 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 725 ft (221 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 291
 • Density 400/sq mi (150/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 25059
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1538212[3]

Dixie is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fayette and Nicholas counties, West Virginia, United States. Dixie is located on West Virginia Route 16 5.5 miles (8.9 km) north of Gauley Bridge. Dixie has a post office with ZIP code 25059.[4] As of the 2010 census, its population was 291, with 202 residents in Nicholas County and 89 in Fayette County.[2]

Dixie was settled by people who identified with the Southern United States, hence the name.[5]

References

  1. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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  3. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dixie, Nicholas County, West Virginia
  4. ZIP Code Lookup
  5. Kenny, Hamill (1945). West Virginia Place Names: Their Origin and Meaning, Including the Nomenclature of the Streams and Mountains. Piedmont, WV: The Place Name Press. p. 210.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>