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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Blackberry City.

This page contains six sections:

Around Blackberry City ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Pikeville (KY). It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the southwest of Blackberry City. Pikeville (KY) has a population of 6,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Richlands (VA). It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the southeast of Blackberry City and has a population of 5,300 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Coal Run Village (KY)   [Map]   1,526   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Jenkins (KY)   [Map]   2,011   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Louisa (KY)   [Map]   2,412   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Paintsville (KY)   [Map]   4,082   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Prestonsburg (KY)   [Map]   3,438   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Salyersville (KY)   [Map]   1,761   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Whitesburg (KY)   [Map]   1,914   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Coeburn (VA)   [Map]   1,901   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Lebanon (VA)   [Map]   3,214   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Tazewell (VA)   [Map]   4,240   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Wise (VA)   [Map]   2,998   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Logan   [Map]   1,539   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,801   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Welch   [Map]   1,740   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Williamson   [Map]   2,796   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Belfry (KY)   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Freeburn (KY)   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hardy (KY)   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Huddy (KY)   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Majestic (KY)   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
McAndrews (KY)   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
McCarr (KY)   [Map]   ---   W   Less than 2 miles
Phelps (KY)   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pinsonfork (KY)   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Ransom (KY)   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Stone (KY)   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Delbarton   [Map]   514   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Matewan   [Map]   442   NE   Less than 2 miles
Musick   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Red Jacket   [Map]   ---   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]

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

Mingo County ...

Blackberry City is located in Mingo County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Mingo County: Martin (KY), Pike (KY), Buchanan (VA), Lincoln, Logan, McDowell, Wayne & Wyoming.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Blackberry City ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Blackberry City.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Blackberry City. 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 Blackberry City. 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
    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 Blackberry City ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mingo Co. Airport   [Map]   4I0   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Belcher Rgnl.    [Map]   57KY   SSW   18 miles [29 km]
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Pike Co. Airport    [Map]   PBX   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Grundy Muni.   [Map]   GDY   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Big Sandy Rgnl.    [Map]   K22   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Welch Muni.   [Map]   I25   ESE   37 miles [59.5 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 Blackberry City.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Blackberry City. 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
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   NW   153 miles [246.2 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl. (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   CVG   NW   167 miles [268.8 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NNW   169 miles [272 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   NE   185 miles [297.7 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   DAY   NW   192 miles [309 km]
Louisville Intl. (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]   SDF   WNW   198 miles [318.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   NNW   56 miles [90.1 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   ENE   58 miles [93.3 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   NNE   61 miles [98.2 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   E   97 miles [156.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mingo Co. Airport   [Map]   4I0   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Belcher Rgnl.    [Map]   57KY   SSW   18 miles [29 km]
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Pike Co. Airport    [Map]   PBX   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Grundy Muni.   [Map]   GDY   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Big Sandy Rgnl.    [Map]   K22   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Welch Muni.   [Map]   I25   ESE   37 miles [59.5 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.

Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
        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
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tazewell Co. Airport   (ICAO: KJFZ)   [Map]
        Website for Tazewell County 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
 
Lonesome Pine Airport   (ICAO: KLNP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lawrence County Airpark   (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
        Website for Morgantown Municipal 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
 
Louisville Intl.   (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]
        Website for Louisville International 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
 
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
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
        Website for Greenbrier Valley Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Mingo County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Blackberry City. 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 Blackberry City.

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Blackberry City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Blackberry City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blackberry City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6115, Longitude: -82.1665     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blackberry City 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 Blackberry City), 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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