Summers County ARH Hospital is an acute care hospital within the not-for-profit Appalachian Regional Healthcare System.
Had it not been for the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad Company, Hinton would have had no reason to exist. Hinton has become home to several high-tech companies and enjoys an area of low crime. The cost of living in Hinton is 27% lower than the US average and housing is extremely affordable. Hinton residents have access to several annual community fairs and festivals, along with a growing arts and entertainment community. Nearby state parks offer plenty of breathtaking scenery, camping, hiking, hunting, fishing and more.