Holden is a census-designated place (CDP) in Logan County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 876 at the 2010 census, down from 1,105 in 2000. The CDP contains the unincorporated communities of Holden, Beebe, Frogtown, Sycamore, Diamond, and Davis, all in the valley of Copperas Mine Fork.
Holden is located in western Logan County at 37°49′7″N 82°3′42″W (37.818640, -82.061541), along Copperas Mine Fork, a tributary of Island Creek and part of the Guyandotte River watershed. It is 4 miles (6 km) southwest of Logan, the county seat. U.S. Route 119, a four-lane freeway, passes just east of Holden village, leading north 56 miles (90 km) to Charleston, the state capital, and southwest 51 miles (82 km) to Pikeville, Kentucky.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the Holden CDP has a total area of 3.7 square miles (9.7 km2), of which 0.1 acres (534 m2), or less than 0.01%, are water.
At the 2000 census there were 1,105 people, 436 households, and 324 families living in the CDP. The population density was 113.1 people per square mile (43.7/km2). There were 488 housing units at an average density of 49.9/sq mi (19.3/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 90.23% White, 8.87% African American, 0.18% Asian, 0.09% from other races, and 0.63% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.27%.
Of the 436 households 27.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.2% were married couples living together, 17.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.5% were non-families.