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Prichard, West Virginia
Census-designated place (CDP)
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Wayne
Area
 • Total 1.263 sq mi (3.27 km2)
 • Land 1.107 sq mi (2.87 km2)
 • Water 0.156 sq mi (0.40 km2)
Elevation 587 ft (179 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 527
 • Density 417.3/sq mi (161.11/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 25555
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1555412

Prichard is a census-designated place (CDP) in Wayne County, West Virginia, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 527. It is located along the Big Sandy River and U.S. Route 52. It is part of the Huntington–Ashland, WV–KY–OH, Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which had a population of 287,702 according to the US Census (2010).

The community was named after one James Pritchard.

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