Other cities in the 304 area code include: Martinsburg, Beckley, Clarksburg, Weirton, Vienna, Bluefield, Bridgeport, Moundsville, Dunbar, Elkins, Hurricane, Charles Town, Princeton, Buckhannon, New Martinsville, Grafton, Keyser, Barboursville, Point Pleasant, Weston, Lewisburg, Ravenswood, Huntington, Philippi, Summersville, Kingwood, Williamstown, Madison, Williamson, Fayetteville, Follansbee, Milton, Petersburg, Wellsburg, Chester, Moorefield, White Sulphur Springs, Shinnston, Mannington, Richwood, Belington, Mcmechen, Harrisville, Welch, and Romney.
Charleston is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of West Virginia. It is located at the confluence of the Elk and Kanawha Rivers in Kanawha County. As of the 2013 Census Estimate, it had a population of 50,821, while its metropolitan area had 224,743. It is a center of government, commerce, and industry. Early industries important to Charleston included salt and the first natural gas well. Later, coal became central to economic prosperity in the city and the surrounding area. Today, trade, utilities, government, medicine, and education play central roles in the city's economy.The first permanent settlement, Ft. Lee, was built in 1788.
Huntington is a city in Cabell and Wayne counties in the U.S. state of West Virginia. It is the county seat of Cabell County, and largest city in the Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area, sometimes referred to as the Tri-State Area, which has an estimated population of 365,419. A historic and bustling city of commerce and heavy industry, Huntington has long-flourished due to its ideal location on the Ohio River at the mouth of the Guyandotte River. It is home to the Port of Huntington Tri-state, the busiest inland port in the United States. Surrounded by extensive natural resources, the industrial sector is based in coal, oil, chemicals and steel all of which support Huntington's diversified economy.
Morgantown is a city in and the county seat of Monongalia County, West Virginia, situated along the banks of the Monongahela River. With a permanent population of 31,073 per the 2015 U.S. Census estimates, Morgantown is the largest city in North-Central West Virginia. The Morgantown metropolitan area has a population of 138,176, and is the 3rd largest in West Virginia. West Virginia University adds several thousand seasonal residents to the city and surrounding area from September through May. Morgantown is best known as the home of West Virginia University and the Morgantown Personal Rapid Transit system.
The 304 area code lies within the Eastern Daylight Time Zone (or EDT). The current time in EDT is 3:41 PM on Jul 11, 2020.