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The location of Blue Sulphur Springs









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Blue Sulphur Springs ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Blacksburg (VA). It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the south of Blue Sulphur Springs. Blacksburg (VA) has a population of 44,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Salem (VA). It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the southeast of Blue Sulphur Springs and has a population of 25,900 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 Blue Sulphur Springs and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Christiansburg (VA)   [Map]   22,259   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Clifton Forge (VA)   [Map]   3,565   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Covington (VA)   [Map]   5,531   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Dublin (VA)   [Map]   2,649   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Pearisburg (VA)   [Map]   2,661   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Radford (VA)   [Map]   17,658   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bluefield   [Map]   9,869   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,448   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,907   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Princeton   [Map]   5,822   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,361   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
White Sulphur Springs   [Map]   2,420   E   18 miles [29 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Alderson   [Map]   1,155   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Bellwood   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Clendenenville   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fairlea   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fort Spring   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Frazier   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hines   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
McRoss   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Meadow Bridge   [Map]   352   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Rainelle   [Map]   1,482   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Richlands   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Ronceverte   [Map]   1,717   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Rupert   [Map]   919   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Spring Dale   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Vale   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Greenbrier County ...

Blue Sulphur Springs 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 Blue Sulphur Springs ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Blue Sulphur 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 Blue Sulphur 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 Blue Sulphur Springs ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Richwood Muni. (FAA ID: 3I4)   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   NNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
New Castle Intl. (FAA ID: VA85)   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Virginia Tech. Exec. (BCB/KBCB)   [Map]   SSE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Ingalls Fld. (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   E   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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Blue Sulphur Springs.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Blue Sulphur 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]   NNE   131 miles [210.8 km]
Richmond Intl.  (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   E   182 miles [292.9 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   N   185 miles [297.7 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ENE   188 miles [302.6 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NW   192 miles [309 km]
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   NW   203 miles [326.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Richwood Muni. (FAA ID: 3I4)   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   NNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
New Castle Intl. (FAA ID: VA85)   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Virginia Tech. Exec. (BCB/KBCB)   [Map]   SSE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Ingalls Fld. (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
New River Valley Airport (ICAO: KPSK)   [Map]   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Mercer Co. Airport  (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Kee Fld. (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   WSW   52 miles [83.7 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
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]
  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
 
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
 
Ingalls Fld.   (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
New River Valley Airport   (ICAO: KPSK)   [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
 
Mercer Co. Airport   (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]
  Website for Mercer County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
  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
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
  Website for Yeager Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

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 Blue Sulphur Springs.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blue Sulphur Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8251, Longitude: -80.6362     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blue Sulphur 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 Blue Sulphur 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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