The railroad founded Huntington as one of the nation's first planned communities to facilitate the railroad and other transportation related industries at the railways western terminus.Developing fast after the railroad's completion in 1871, the site was previously a collection of agricultural homesteads, and is eponymously named for the railroad company's founder Collis Potter Huntington.
It is home to the Port of Huntington Tri-state, the busiest inland port in the United States.In the years following his departure from the Senate, Santorum worked as a consultant, private-practice lawyer, and news contributor. Upon announcing his campaign suspension on April 10, 2012, he had won 11 primaries and caucuses and received nearly 4 million votes, making him the runner-up to eventual nominee Mitt Romney.On June 6, 2011, Santorum announced his run for the Republican nomination in the 2012 U. Santorum officially endorsed Romney on May 7, 2012.Surrounded by extensive natural resources, the industrial sector is based in coal, oil, chemicals and steel all of which support Huntington's diversified economy.The city is a vital rail-to-river transfer point for the marine transportation industry.finishing second to the eventual Republican nominee Mitt Romney.Santorum was elected as a United States Senator for Pennsylvania in 1994.After we were dropped off at our hotel, we unpacked, freshened up, and looked over our itinerary....[tags: How I Spent My Summer Vacation] - My favorite summer vacation was when my Father took me to Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida.We were honored to have VADM Albert "Big Al" Konetzni (Ret.) at the ribbon-cutting in St. Marys Navy Federal is not responsible for the content, security or privacy policies on any third-party sites.Clockwise: the Paul Ambrose Trail for Health (PATH), Fourth Avenue, the downtown skyline as seen from across the Ohio River, Harris Riverfront Park, and the Huntington Welcome Center at Heritage Station. 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.