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Poca is a town in Putnam County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 974 at the 2010 census. Poca is a part of the Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH, Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). As of the 2010 census, the MSA had a population of 287,702. New definitions from February 28, 2013 placed the population at 363,000.
The town derives its name from the Pocatalico River.
Poca is located at 38°27′41″N 81°48′56″W (38.461343, -81.815592). It is sited at the confluence of the Kanawha River and the Pocatalico River.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.76 square miles (1.97 km2), of which, 0.59 square miles (1.53 km2) is land and 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2) is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 974 people, 395 households, and 290 families living in the town. The population density was 1,650.8 inhabitants per square mile (637.4/km2). There were 415 housing units at an average density of 703.4 per square mile (271.6/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.7% White, 0.5% African American, 0.2% Asian, and 0.6% from two or more races.