- Harts, West Virginia
official_name = Harts, West Virginia
settlement_type = CDP
mapsize = 250px
map_caption = Location of Harts, West Virginia
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 78.4
area_land_km2 = 77.5
area_water_km2 = 0.9
area_total_sq_mi = 30.3
area_land_sq_mi = 29.9
area_water_sq_mi = 0.3
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 2361
population_density_km2 = 30.5
population_density_sq_mi = 78.9
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 192
elevation_ft = 630
latd = 38 |latm = 1 |lats = 50 |latNS = N
longd = 82 |longm = 7 |longs = 41 |longEW = W
Harts is a
census-designated place(CDP) at the mouth of Big Harts Creek in Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States, along the Guyandotte River. The population for the Harts Creek District was 2,361 at the 2000 census.
Harts is located at coor dms|38|1|50|N|82|7|41|W|city (38.030643, -82.128147)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 30.3 square miles (78.4 km²), of which, 29.9 square miles (77.5 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.9 km²) of it (1.09%) is water.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 2,361 people, 858 households, and 700 families residing in the CDP. The population densitywas 78.9 people per square mile (30.5/km²). There were 1,004 housing units at an average density of 33.5/sq mi (13.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 99.36% White, 0.04% Native American, 0.17% Asian, and 0.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.21% of the population.
There were 858 households out of which 36.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.2% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.3% were non-families. 17.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.07.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 10.3% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 102.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.1 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $21,703, and the median income for a family was $24,886. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $20,357 for females. The
per capita incomefor the CDP was $10,697. About 22.9% of families and 26.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.7% of those under age 18 and 17.3% of those age 65 or over.
Harts was reportely named for Stephen Hart (Heart), an Indian fighter, ginseng digger and early settler who lived at the mouth of the creek. Originally, the town was named "Heart's Creek," then later "Hart" and more recently "Harts."
Famous people from Harts
Stevie "Red" Dalton - known due to his drunk uncle Dave chanting "Stevie D" at all the local basketball games, even after Stevie had long graduated.
Stevie D is my hero.!!!!!!!!!!Stevie D!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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