There are 27 cities in Kanawha County, West Virginia.

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City
Rank
State
2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Charleston1West Virginia45,53148,642-1.73%1,44531.50
South Charleston2West Virginia12,69113,645-1.87%1,6087.89
St. Albans3West Virginia10,08010,825-1.83%2,7883.62
Cross Lanes4West Virginia10,0379,517 1,5736.38
Dunbar5West Virginia6,9477,449-1.81%2,4792.80
Nitro6West Virginia6,2806,624-1.4%1,1985.24
Pinch7West Virginia4,0153,538 1,1323.55
Sissonville8West Virginia2,6803,472 21012.75
Alum Creek9West Virginia1,4201,579 13910.19
Marmet10West Virginia1,3991,492-1.69%1,0981.27
Coal Fork11West Virginia1,2781,547 2495.13
Chesapeake12West Virginia1,2591,333-1.49%2,6170.48
Montgomery13West Virginia1,1931,272-1.73%7601.57
Belle14West Virginia1,0831,166-1.9%1,5700.69
Rand15West Virginia941977 2,0410.46
Clendenin16West Virginia847849-0.12%5871.44
Elkview17West Virginia7741,095 4611.68
East Bank18West Virginia772819-1.53%1,6020.48
Smithers19West Virginia694743-1.84%4791.45
Cedar Grove20West Virginia673715-1.46%9390.72
Glasgow21West Virginia665701-1.48%1,4270.47
Jefferson22West Virginia635719 1,9010.33
Chelyan23West Virginia452920 1,1220.40
Pratt24West Virginia451481-1.53%1,5770.29
Big Chimney25West Virginia412484 2062
Shrewsbury26West Virginia381841 1,3230.29
Handley27West Virginia201222-2.9%2110.95
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Cities in Kanawha County, West Virginia by Population (2024)

What is the largest city in Kanawha County, West Virginia?

Charleston is the largest city in Kanawha County.

What is the smallest city in Kanawha County, West Virginia?

Handley is the smallest city in Kanawha County.

How many cities are in Kanawha County?

There are 27 cities in Kanawha County, West Virginia.

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