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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Blaker Mills.

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Around Blaker Mills ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Roanoke (VA). It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the southeast of Blaker Mills. Roanoke (VA) has a population of 99,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Blacksburg (VA). It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the south of Blaker Mills and has a population of 45,000 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Christiansburg (VA)   [Map]   22,088   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Clifton Forge (VA)   [Map]   3,715   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Covington (VA)   [Map]   5,518   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Dublin (VA)   [Map]   2,683   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Pearisburg (VA)   [Map]   2,699   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Pulaski (VA)   [Map]   8,837   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Radford (VA)   [Map]   17,483   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Salem (VA)   [Map]   25,549   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,972   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Bluefield   [Map]   10,191   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,852   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,921   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,544   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Princeton   [Map]   5,962   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,434   N   38 miles [61.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alderson   [Map]   1,173   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Bellepoint   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Clendenenville   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fairlea   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fort Spring   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Frazier   [Map]   ---   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Hollywood   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Meadow Bridge   [Map]   357   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Richlands   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Ronceverte   [Map]   1,736   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rupert   [Map]   923   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Spring Dale   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Union   [Map]   552   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Unus   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Vale   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Greenbrier County ...

Blaker Mills is located in 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 Blaker Mills ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some 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.

Blue Sulphur Springs   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North of Blaker Mills   [Map]
Grassy Meadows   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Half Way   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Hickory Grove   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Hokes Mill   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Palestine   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Rockland   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Sinks Grove   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Snowflake   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Wolfcreek   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Blaker Mills. 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 Blaker Mills. 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 Blaker Mills ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   ENE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
New Castle Intl.   [Map]   VA85   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   NNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Virginia Tech. Exec.(BCB/KBCB)   [Map]   BCB   SSE   39 miles [62.8 km]
New River Valley Airport(ICAO: KPSK)   [Map]   PSK   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Ingalls Fld.(ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   HSP   ENE   44 miles [70.8 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 Blaker Mills.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Blaker Mills. 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   135 miles [217.3 km]
Richmond Intl. (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   RIC   E   180 miles [289.7 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   ENE   189 miles [304.2 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   N   189 miles [304.2 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NW   197 miles [317 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   NW   206 miles [331.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   ENE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld. (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   ROA   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
New Castle Intl.   [Map]   VA85   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   NNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Virginia Tech. Exec.(BCB/KBCB)   [Map]   BCB   SSE   39 miles [62.8 km]
New River Valley Airport(ICAO: KPSK)   [Map]   PSK   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Ingalls Fld.(ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   HSP   ENE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Mercer Co. Airport (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]   BLF   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   W   53 miles [85.3 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       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Richmond Intl.   (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]
        Website for Richmond International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
        Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport
        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
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Virginia Tech. Exec.   (BCB/KBCB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
New River Valley Airport   (ICAO: KPSK)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ingalls Fld.   (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]
        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
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [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
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
        Website for Port Columbus International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
        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
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
        Website for Raleigh County Memorial 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
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
        Website for Yeager Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blaker Mills. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7618, Longitude: -80.6073     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blaker Mills 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 Blaker Mills), 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 Blaker Mills.