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Kanawha is a city in Hancock County.
The community was named for the Kanawha River of West Virginia
The latitude of Kanawha is 42.937N. The longitude is -93.793W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,181 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 708.
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32% of Kanawha residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kanawha ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kanawha was $18,429, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Kanawha residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Kanawha, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $196. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $608.
Libraries in Kanawha include Kanawha Public Library ... View libraries
Hancock County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kanawha political report.
The average commute time for Kanawha workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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