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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Ansted.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Ansted ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the northwest of Ansted. Charleston has a population of 49,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Beckley. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the south of Ansted and has a population of 17,000 people.

For comparison, Ansted has a population of 1,400 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Ansted and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Dunbar   [Map]   7,543   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,852   S   5 miles [8 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,469   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,921   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,865   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,686   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,544   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Richwood   [Map]   1,955   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Ronceverte   [Map]   1,736   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Saint Albans   [Map]   10,553   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,859   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Spencer   [Map]   2,158   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,434   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
White Sulphur Springs   [Map]   2,420   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Winfield   [Map]   2,357   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Beckwith   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Beech Glen   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cannelton   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Clifftop   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gauley Bridge   [Map]   585   W   5 miles [8 km]
Handley   [Map]   336   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Harvey   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hilton Village   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hollygrove   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
McDunn   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Montgomery   [Map]   1,577   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Powellton   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pratt   [Map]   585   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Smithers   [Map]   777   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Thurmond   [Map]   5   S   12 miles [19.3 km]

For more communities neighboring Ansted, please visit our County-by-County Page for Ansted.

Fayette County ...

Ansted is located in Fayette County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Fayette County: Greenbrier, Kanawha, Nicholas, Raleigh & Summers.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Ansted ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Carver (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South of Ansted   [Map]
Chimney Corner   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Cotton Hill   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hawks Nest   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Hopewell   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Jenky   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Lucas   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Marvel   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Michigan (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Mountain Cove   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Sunnyside (Historic)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ansted ...

Looking for more information about Ansted? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ansted, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Ansted.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Ansted.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Ansted. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ansted. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of West Virginia

    West Virginia Tourism
    West Virginia Parks

    Fishing in West Virginia
    Hunting in West Virginia

TripAdvisor Link to:

    West Virginia Statewide Tourism
    Ansted Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Ansted


National Park System (NPS) - Parks, Monuments & Preserves

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in West Virginia

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in West Virginia

Airports Near Ansted ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Ansted.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   ENE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   WNW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   ESE   42 miles [67.6 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Ansted.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Ansted. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   NNE   122 miles [196.3 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NW   160 miles [257.5 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NNE   169 miles [272 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   WNW   169 miles [272 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   N   192 miles [309 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl. (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   CVG   WNW   202 miles [325.1 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   ENE   204 miles [328.3 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   DAY   NW   206 miles [331.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   WNW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   ESE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   WNW   80 miles [128.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   ENE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   NNE   45 miles [72.4 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
        Website for Morgantown Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
        Website for Port Columbus International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
        Website for Greenbrier Valley Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tri-State Airport   (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]
        Website for Tri-State Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.   (ROA/KROA)   [Map]
        Website for Roanoke Regional Airport - Woodrum Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
        Website for North Central West Virginia Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
        Website for Pittsburgh International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mercer Co. Airport   (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]
        Website for Mercer County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Akron - Canton Rgnl.   (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]
        Website for Akron - Canton Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northern Kentucky Intl.   (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]
        Website for Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dayton Intl.   (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]
        Website for Dayton International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
        Website for Raleigh County Memorial Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
        Website for Yeager Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ansted. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ansted.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Ansted. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ansted) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ansted. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ansted

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ansted. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1357, Longitude: -81.1037     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ansted have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Ansted), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ansted.



 
 
 

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