Teays Valley ( TAYZ) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Putnam County, West Virginia, United States. The place is divided into the two districts of Teays Valley and Scott Depot. The population was 13,175 at the 2010 census. Teays Valley is 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.
Teays Valley is located at 38°26′50″N 81°56′14″W (38.447204, -81.937324).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 7.3 square miles (18.8 km2), of which 7.2 square miles (18.6 km2) is land and 0.1 square mile (0.3 km2) (1.34%) is water.
The valley referred to by "Teays Valley" is a portion of the remains of the pre-glacial Teays River. Today, the valley's water is shed through a number of creeks which empty into the Kanawha and Mud rivers.
As of the census of 2000, there were 12,704 people, 4,789 households, and 3,749 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,730.0 people per square mile (668.3/km2). There were 5,062 housing units at an average density of 689.3/sq mi (266.3/km2).