Living in Huntington

Welcome to Huntington, WV! Below are some resources and information about the city to help you feel at home. Click here to view the Huntington, WV Community Profile.

What is the weather like in Huntington?
West Virginia weather typically includes all four seasons: Winter (December – February), Spring (March – May), Summer (June – August), and Fall (September – November).  Temperatures can range from below zero degrees Fahrenheit in the winter to over 90 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer. Rain and snow are common, though the amount of precipitation varies from season to season and from year to year. It is a good idea to bring or purchase an umbrella, rain jacket, waterproof shoes, and warm coat to be prepared for a variety of weather.
What is there to do in Huntington?
What is there to do in West Virginia?
Follow the links to learn more about WV tourism:

Getting Settled in Your New City

Follow the links for information about securing necessities once you arrive in Huntington:

What do other international students have to say about living in Huntington?

“Huntington is a nice small town, with very little trouble. The highlight of the town is really the dining options.” – Pratik, India

“I love living in Huntington because of the Marshall community and small-town hospitality.” – Kasun, Sri Lanka

“I think Huntington is a beautiful town with a great community. Especially in the Fall, the town is colored by different kinds of maple trees. It’s a blessing to enjoy the view like this every day.” – I Chen, Taiwan

Is Huntington close to other US cities?

Huntington is within easy driving distance to the following US cities:

US City Distance Travel Time
Charleston, WV 51 miles 52 min
Lexington, KY 126 miles 2 hr 49 min
Columbus, OH 138 miles 2 hr 49 min
Cincinnati, OH 147 miles 2 hr 44 min
Louisville, KY 196 miles 3 hr 3 min
Knoxville, TN 273 miles 4 hr 23 min
Pittsburgh, PA 278 miles 4 hr 24 min
Indianapolis, IN 256 mi 4 hr 37 min
Charlotte, NC 317 mi 5 hr 2 min
Nashville, TN 338 miles 5 hr 42 min
Washington, DC 413 miles 6 hr 33 min



Contact Us

The Office of International Student Services staff is also available to help with any additional immigration-related issues you may have.  Contact us via email to schedule an appointment.

Office of International Student Services
Gillette Welcome Center 208

Phone: (304) 696-6265


Lesli D. Burdette
Coordinator of Immigration Services, DSO, ARO

Phone: (304) 696-7250