The City of Solutions

Huntington, West Virginia - The City of Solutions

In Huntington, we’re proud to have faced challenges head-on and created not just opportunities, but solutions.  We embrace the reality that Innovation Leads to Prosperity and actively search out, encourage, and integrate great directions into our daily operations and culture.

Huntington, West Virginia is a city that was founded on the innovative directions of our first leaders and that mantra of achievement has been a driving force for us ever since.  

We’re proud to wear the title of The City of Solutions.  We have many focus areas that accompany that title. Those areas include:

Quality of Life: Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 100 best places to live and top 50 best places to retire in the U.S. in 2024 as well as the third-most affordable city in the U.S. for 2023.

Thoughtful Community Development: Winner of America’s Best Communities competition for a transformative plan.

Excellence in Higher Education: The home of Marshall University, a public institution focused on advancing the public good through innovative, accredited educational programs.  Marshall inspires learning and creativity that ignites the mind, nurtures the spirit, and fulfills the promise of a better future.

A Worldwide Leader in Citizen Engagement: 1 of 9 cities recognized globally by Cities of Service for building community partnerships.

A City full of Culture, Excitement, and Experiences: Discover Huntington, a place that’s redefining travel. In H-Town, you’ll find Appalachian craftsmanship, Southern hospitality, unique flavor and so much more.

An Innovative Model for Combating the Opioid Epidemic: Winner of U.S. Mayors Challenge for addressing mental health of first responders.

A Community That Represents All: Perfect score in Human Rights Campaign’s Equality Index for 5 years; Winner of National League of Cities’ Diversity Award.

A Regional Epicenter for Health and Wellness: Led by Marshall Health Network, Inc., the Huntington region is the center of world-class academic and diagnostic medicine. Marshall Health Network, Inc. is a West Virginia-based not-for-profit academic health system that includes Cabell Huntington Hospital, Edwards Cancer Institute, Hoops Family Children’s Hospital, HIMG, the Marshall Health physician practice, St. Mary's Medical Center and Rivers Health. The Marshall Health Network is committed to improving the health and well-being of over one million children and adults in 40 counties throughout West Virginia, southern Ohio and eastern Kentucky through understanding, respecting and meeting their needs.

Economic Development: $517 million in active development and infrastructure projects.

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