- Huntington, Collis Potter 1821-1900; U.S. railroad builder
- Huntington, Samuel 1731-96; Am. statesman: signer of the Declaration of Independence
city in W W.Va., on the Ohio River: pop. 51,000
Origin of Huntingtonafter Collis Potter Huntington, its founder
A city of western West Virginia on the Ohio River west of Charleston. Founded in 1871 as a railroad terminus, it has glass and chemical industries.