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The location of Alum Springs









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Alum Springs.

This page contains six sections:

Around Alum Springs ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Roanoke (VA). It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the southeast of where Alum Springs would have been located. Roanoke (VA) has a population of 99,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Blacksburg (VA). It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the south of Alum Springs and has a population of 44,600 people.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Christiansburg (VA)   [Map]   22,259   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Clifton Forge (VA)   [Map]   3,565   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Covington (VA)   [Map]   5,531   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lexington (VA)   [Map]   7,106   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Narrows (VA)   [Map]   1,960   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Pearisburg (VA)   [Map]   2,661   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Salem (VA)   [Map]   25,862   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Vinton (VA)   [Map]   8,065   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   W   41 miles [66 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,448   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,907   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,361   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
White Sulphur Springs   [Map]   2,420   SE   5 miles [8 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Alderson   [Map]   1,155   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Anthony   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Clendenenville   [Map]   ---   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Fairlea   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Falling Spring   [Map]   207   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Fort Spring   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Frankford   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Frazier   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hillsboro   [Map]   243   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hollywood   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Richlands   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Ronceverte   [Map]   1,717   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Rupert   [Map]   919   W   18 miles [29 km]
Unus   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Vale   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Greenbrier County ...

Alum Springs would have been located within present day Greenbrier County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Greenbrier County: Alleghany (VA), Bath (VA), Fayette, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Summers & Webster.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Alum Springs ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Alum Springs.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Alum Springs. 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 Alum Springs. 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, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of West Virginia

    West Virginia Tourism
    Parks for West Virginia

    Fishing in West Virginia
    Hunting in West Virginia


National Park Service (NPS) sites in West Virginia

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 Alum Springs ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   W   Less than 2 miles
Ingalls Fld. (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   ENE   29 miles [46.7 km]
New Castle Intl. (FAA ID: VA85)   [Map]   SSE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Richwood Muni. (FAA ID: 3I4)   [Map]   NNW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   W   41 miles [66 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.  (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   SSE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Virginia Tech. Exec. (BCB/KBCB)   [Map]   S   45 miles [72.4 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Alum Springs.

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

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Morgantown Muni.  (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   N   125 miles [201.2 km]
Richmond Intl.  (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   E   168 miles [270.4 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ENE   174 miles [280 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   N   181 miles [291.3 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NW   200 miles [321.9 km]
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   WNW   213 miles [342.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   W   Less than 2 miles
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   W   41 miles [66 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.  (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   SSE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Lynchburg Rgnl. (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]   ESE   74 miles [119.1 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   WNW   75 miles [120.7 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.  (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   ENE   84 miles [135.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Ingalls Fld. (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   ENE   29 miles [46.7 km]
New Castle Intl. (FAA ID: VA85)   [Map]   SSE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Richwood Muni. (FAA ID: 3I4)   [Map]   NNW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Virginia Tech. Exec. (BCB/KBCB)   [Map]   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
New River Valley Airport (ICAO: KPSK)   [Map]   SSW   52 miles [83.7 km]
Braxton Co. Airport (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   NNW   58 miles [93.3 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Richmond Intl.   (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]
  Website for Richmond International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
  Website for Yeager Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
  Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
  Website for North Central West Virginia Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ingalls Fld.   (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Virginia Tech. Exec.   (BCB/KBCB)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
New River Valley Airport   (ICAO: KPSK)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
  Website for Pittsburgh International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
  Website for Port Columbus International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
  Website for Greenbrier Valley Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
  Website for Raleigh County Memorial Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.   (ROA/KROA)   [Map]
  Website for Roanoke Regional Airport - Woodrum Field
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in West Virginia

About Greenbrier County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://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 Alum Springs.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alum Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alum Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8615, Longitude: -80.3726     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alum Springs 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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Alum Springs), 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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