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Ghent is in Raleigh County, in the Beckley metro area.

The community was named after the city in Belgium

The latitude of Ghent is 37.616N. The longitude is -81.115W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,986 feet.



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Raleigh County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ghent political report.

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Hotels in Ghent include Econo Lodge.

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