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Kenova is a city in Wayne County, West Virginia, at the confluence of the Ohio and Big Sandy Rivers. Located near a tristate border, the city's name is a portmanteau of Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia (W. Va). Founded in 1859 but not incorporated until 1894, the town's early history and development was centered on the railroad industry. It is home to a major Norfolk Southern Ohio River Bridge. CSX Transportation's former Chesapeake and Ohio Kanawha Subdivision travels through the town as well. The population was 3,216 at the 2010 census. Kenova is a part of the Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH, Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). As of the 2010 census, the MSA had a population of 287,702. New definitions from February 28, 2013 placed the population at 363,000. The city is also near the site of the Southern Airways Flight 932 aviation disaster. In 1970, a plane carrying the Marshall University football team crashed on a hillside on approach to the Tri-State Airport, killing all on board. A movie about the tragedy, We Are Marshall, was released in 2006.

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Facts and Stats for Kenova*

  • Pollution Statistics in Kenova

    Know the pollution level of Kenova before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 22.5 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 7.14 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 37.5 (Low)
  • Kenova: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Kenova for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Kenova.

    • Burglary and Theft 30 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 35 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 30 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 20 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 65 (High)
    • Attacks 35 (Low)
    • Drug offense 90 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 80 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 75 (High)
  • Living in Kenova - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 54.95 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 78.5 (High)
    • Pollution Index 26.07 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 15.2 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 66.67 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Kenova

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kenova

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.81 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 75 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 42.61 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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