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The location of Blue Sulphur

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Blue Sulphur ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the east of Blue Sulphur. Charleston has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Huntington. It is located about 10 miles [16 km] to the west of Blue Sulphur and has a population of 47,100 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 and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Ashland (KY)   [Map]   20,669   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Flatwoods (KY)   [Map]   7,177   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Grayson (KY)   [Map]   3,999   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Gallipolis (OH)   [Map]   3,432   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Ironton (OH)   [Map]   10,722   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Jackson (OH)   [Map]   6,252   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Portsmouth (OH)   [Map]   20,443   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
South Point (OH)   [Map]   3,874   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Barboursville   [Map]   4,217   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,542   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,561   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Point Pleasant   [Map]   4,153   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Ravenswood   [Map]   3,738   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,493   E   29 miles [46.7 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Athalia (OH)   [Map]   361   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Burlington (OH)   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Chesapeake (OH)   [Map]   714   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Crown City (OH)   [Map]   406   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Proctorville (OH)   [Map]   550   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Buffalo Creek   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ceredo   [Map]   1,352   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Crown City   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Culloden   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hamlin   [Map]   1,072   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Milton   [Map]   2,612   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pea Ridge   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Teays Village   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Upland   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
West Hamlin   [Map]   736   S   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Cabell County ...

Blue Sulphur is located in Cabell County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Cabell County: Gallia (OH), Lawrence (OH), Lincoln, Mason, Putnam & Wayne.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Blue Sulphur ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lawrence County Airpark(ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   HTW   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ashland Rgnl.    [Map]   DWU   WNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl.   [Map]   GAS   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Mason Co. Airport(ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]   3I2   NNE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   E   35 miles [56.3 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 Blue Sulphur.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Blue Sulphur. 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   108 miles [173.8 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NNW   114 miles [183.5 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl. (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   CVG   WNW   137 miles [220.5 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   DAY   NW   147 miles [236.6 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   NE   151 miles [243 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   NNE   177 miles [284.9 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NE   179 miles [288.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   SE   74 miles [119.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lawrence County Airpark(ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   HTW   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ashland Rgnl.    [Map]   DWU   WNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl.   [Map]   GAS   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Mason Co. Airport(ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]   3I2   NNE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   SSE   42 miles [67.6 km]
James A Rhodes Airport   [Map]   I43   NNW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Jackson Co. Airport   [Map]   I18   NNE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Greater Portsmouth Rgnl.   [Map]   PMH   NW   43 miles [69.2 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
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
        Website for Port Columbus International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport   (ICAO: KLCK)   [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
 
Lawrence County Airpark   (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mason Co. Airport   (ICAO: K3I2)   [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
 
Dayton Intl.   (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]
        Website for Dayton International Airport
        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
 
Akron - Canton Rgnl.   (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]
        Website for Akron - Canton Regional Airport
        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
 
Tri-State Airport   (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]
        Website for Tri-State 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
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
        Website for Raleigh County Memorial Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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About Cabell County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cabell County: www.cabellcounty.org/

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 Blue Sulphur.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blue Sulphur. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4154, Longitude: -82.2482     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blue Sulphur 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 Blue Sulphur), 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 Blue Sulphur.



 
 
 

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