West Virginia Route 10

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West Virginia Route 10

WV 10 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by WVDOH
Length145 mi[1] (233 km)
Major junctions
South end US 19 in Kegley
Major intersections WV 16 between Mullens and Pineville

WV 97 in Pineville
WV 85 in Oceana
WV 80 in Man
WV 73 in Logan
US 119 in Chapmanville
WV 3 in West Hamlin

I-64 at Huntington
North end US 60 in Huntington
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountiesMercer, Wyoming, Logan, Lincoln, Cabell
Highway system
WV 9 US 11
View north along WV 10 at WV 3 in West Hamlin

West Virginia Route 10 is a north–south route from Cabell County to Mercer County in the western and southern regions of West Virginia. Mostly a two-lane, winding highway with no shoulders, Route 10 is considered to be one of substandard design when compared to modern standards. Nevertheless, it serves as a major arterial highway in the state, carrying a substantial amount of traffic volume. Tractor-trailers have a particularly difficult time negotiating many of the route's sharp, hairpin curves.

Between the towns of West Hamlin and Man, most of the route closely parallels the course of the Guyandotte River. Thus, it follows a very winding course, with a solid rocks just inches from the roadway, and is thus very dangerous. An upgrade from Man to Logan to a four-lane highway built to the same standards as the Appalachian Corridor System was completed the first part of September 2017. From Man to Lacoma, the route follows Huff Creek, then turns south to Oceana. Then it follows a south-eastern path parallel to several small streams and terminates into US 19 just north of Princeton, West Virginia.


In Huntington, portions of the highway are named Troy Brown Way and Hal Greer Boulevard in honor of two notable local professional athletes.

Major intersections

Mercer US 19 – Princeton, Beckley
WV 71 south – Montcalm
WV 16 north – Mullens
south end of WV 16 overlap
WV 16 south – Welch
north end of WV 16 overlap

WV 97 west – Gilbert
south end of WV 97 overlap

WV 97 east – Beckley, Twin Falls Resort Park
north end of WV 97 overlap
WV 85 north – Madison

WV 971 south – Baileysville
LoganHuff Junction
WV 80 south – Gilbert
Man CR 16 (Buffalo Creek Road) – Man
WV 17 north
south end of WV 17 Truck overlap

WV 17 Truck north / CR 119/20 (Stollings By-pass Road)
north end of WV 17 Truck overlap

WV 73 west to US 119
Mount Gay, Logan
Chapmanville US 119 – Loganinterchange
WV 37 west – Wayne, East Lynn Lake
West Hamlin
WV 3 east – Hamlin

WV 10 Alt. north – Barboursville
Huntington I-64 – Ashland, KY, CharlestonI-64 exit 11

US 60 east (5th Avenue)

US 60 west (3rd Avenue)
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

WV 10 Alternate

Alt plate.svg

West Virginia Route 10 Alternate

Locationbetween Melissa and Barboursville
View north along WV 10 Alt. at WV 10 in Melissa

West Virginia Route 10 Alternate is a four-mile-long north–south road near Barboursville, West Virginia connecting WV 10 to the south and US 60 to the north. It acts as an alternative route to Huntington and eliminates many of the curves that plague WV 10 south of Interstate 64 to the WV 10 Alternate junction.


  1. ^ Distance calculated using Google Maps mapping software.