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Dunbar, West Virginia, 25064
1 Bedroom$665 - $1,630
2 Bedrooms$799 - $1,890
Beckley, West Virginia, 25801
1 BedroomUp to $1,565
2 BedroomsUp to $1,820
Huntington, West Virginia, 25705
1 Bedroom$695 - $1,505
2 BedroomsUp to $1,780
Wellston, Ohio, 45692
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Dunbar is a terrific town in which to find your new place - the summer is particularly lovely but regardless of when you are looking to move, Dunbar's apartments are available in every price range all year round. Need a certain amenity like a gated entrance or a pale robin egg blue apartment? Use our search filters to find that perfect place in Dunbar.
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Welcome Home to Dunbar
Dunbar is in the fun-to-say Kanawha County (try saying it ten times fast) in West Virginia. Dunbar is on the also fun-to-say Kanawha River. The city covers almost 3-square miles of land and is proud of its friendly, small town atmosphere. With Charleston, the state's capital, less than ten miles away, residents of Dunbar have super easy access to the big city.
Before starting your search on our apartment finder, check out our Apartment Guide to pick up some tips and tricks on finding the place that is right for you. Don't miss the LocalTalk page, where you can get an inside look of what living in Dunbar is really like. Wondering what your commute to Charleston will be like? Want to find out more about where you can take those ZUMBA classes you've been so addicted to? (Dunbar Rec Center) Or maybe you just want to find out where to get the best Cappuccino in town. Coffee. Important. Yes. Simply type all those Dunbar-related questions into our Ask a Question feature and a local expert will answer each and every one of them asap.
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Are you looking for something with a view of the Kanawha River? Maybe you'd like a place near the City Park? Perhaps you just want something big enough for you and your three Pugs. Whatever it is, our apartment finder will find it for you and hook you up with the best deal around town. So, what do apartments in Dunbar go for? Look at the table above and you'll get a good idea. Check out our rental and census data tables as well as our other fact sheets for more info about affordability and options for your future new digs. . Ready to learn more about this friendly town in West Virginia?
Out and About in Dunbar
If you like spending time outdoors, you're in luck. There are oodles of ways to spend time in the Great Outdoors in Dunbar. Spend the day at the 40-acre Dunbar City Park. Go for a swim in their Olympic-sized pool, let Junior hang in the kiddie pool, play on its playgrounds, or pack a picnic and chow down in one of the picnic areas. The park is also home to a recreational building, which can hold up to 80 people and is available for rent for special events and meetings. If you're looking for something a bit more wild, never fear. There are plenty of places here. Coonskin Park has over one thousand acres of woods, trails, picnic shelters, athletic courts and fields, and even an 18-hole golf course and a miniature golf course as well. The park is also home to Herscher Lake, which offers fishing throughout the year. You can rent bikes and pedal boats at the park as well. Residents can even enjoy taking in melodious tunes outdoors at the 10,000-seat Schoenbaum Amphitheater in the park. The park is also home to a 2000-seat soccer stadium and a Wedding Garden. There is loads going on at Coonskin! If you're still looking for more, you won't need to go far. The nearby 9,300-acre Kanawha State Forest offers an overload of recreational opportunities. Great hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, and fun playgrounds, make this a favorite spot. Pack those binoculars and get ready to search for some natural stuff as Kanawha offers a great diversity of wildflowers, critters, and birds. Keep an eye on the park's calendar of events to join in the fun on one of their special events or programs like Eagle Watch and the Little Princess Ball.
Dunbar has its share of festivals and celebrations throughout the year like the annual Critter Dinner. Move into your new apartment before September and enjoy a local favorite, Fall Festival, with arts and crafts, and live concerts.
An interesting and very awesome place to hang in Dunbar is Wine Cellar Park. The 316-acre park is on the National Register of Historic Places and is on Anderson Lake. The super-cool stone cellars, built in the 1850s made wine until 1861 when it closed down because of the Civil War. Beware when you go traipsing around here - many believe it is a haunted area. Boo!
Find your new pad in Dunbar and join about 8,000 other folks who enjoy living in this small town with its plethora of outdoor activities and big-city access. Ready for your fun fact? Dunbar was named after Mary Dunbar, a woman who inherited the land from George Washington. Pretty cool.
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Are there any quiet neighborhoods in Dunbar?
Yes, there are some quiet neighborhoods in Dunbar. One of them is Dunbar Ave / 10th St. With mostly single-family, smaller dwellings, this neighborhood occupies the eastern side of the city. This neighborhood is also suburban in terms of population density, a factor that many contribute to its tranquil nature. The fact that its south side borders the Kanawha River may also play a part in keeping noise levels to a minimum.
Why should I move to Dunbar?
Named for Dunbar Baines, a prominent area banker, Dunbar is a city in Kanawha County, West Virginia, with a population of about 8,000. Located along the Kanawha River just 15 minutes west of the larger city of Charleston, West Virginia, Dunbar could be a good choice for those that need to commute into Charleston for work but prefer to live in a slightly smaller, more family-oriented community. For traveling types , it also lies close to the confluence of three major interstate highways: 64, 77, and 79. For those on a budget, Dunbar might also be a good choice; its cost of living is 17% lower than the US average.