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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Boyer.

This page contains six sections:

Around Boyer ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Harrisonburg (VA). It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the east of Boyer. Harrisonburg (VA) has a population of 53,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Staunton (VA). It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the southeast of Boyer and has a population of 24,400 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 starting from Boyer and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bridgewater (VA)   [Map]   6,048   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Clifton Forge (VA)   [Map]   3,715   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Covington (VA)   [Map]   5,518   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Craigsville (VA)   [Map]   935   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Dayton (VA)   [Map]   1,609   E   46 miles [74 km]
Addison   [Map]   723   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Belington   [Map]   1,910   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,612   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,187   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Marlinton   [Map]   1,014   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Parsons   [Map]   1,423   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Petersburg   [Map]   2,573   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Philippi   [Map]   3,533   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Richwood   [Map]   1,955   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Sutton   [Map]   1,033   W   50 miles [80.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bolar (VA)   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Monterey (VA)   [Map]   136   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Beverly   [Map]   679   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Cass   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Circleville   [Map]   ---   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Durbin   [Map]   287   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Edray   [Map]   ---   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Frank   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Green Bank   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Harper   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Huntersville   [Map]   ---   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Huttonsville   [Map]   218   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Mill Creek   [Map]   701   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mingo   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Slaty Fork   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]

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

Pocahontas County ...

Boyer is located in Pocahontas County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Pocahontas County: Bath (VA), Highland (VA), Greenbrier, Pendleton, Randolph & Webster.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Boyer ...

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.

Burner   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North of Boyer   [Map]
Deer Creek   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Dunmore   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Durbin   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Frank   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Green Bank   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Hightown (VA)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Meadowdale (VA)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Naples (VA) (Historic)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Olive   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Spruce   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Ingalls Fld.(ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   HSP   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Bridgewater Air Park   [Map]   VBW   E   46 miles [74 km]
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   WNW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   WSW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   NNW   48 miles [77.2 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 Boyer.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Boyer. 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   N   79 miles [127.1 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   ENE   130 miles [209.2 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   N   140 miles [225.3 km]
Richmond Intl. (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   RIC   ESE   151 miles [243 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl. (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   BWI   ENE   175 miles [281.6 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   NNW   188 miles [302.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   ESE   51 miles [82.1 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   SW   54 miles [86.9 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   NNW   60 miles [96.6 km]
Charlottesville Airport (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]   CHO   ESE   76 miles [122.3 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld. (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   ROA   S   80 miles [128.7 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   WSW   86 miles [138.4 km]
Lynchburg Rgnl.(LYH/KLYH)   [Map]   LYH   SSE   86 miles [138.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Ingalls Fld.(ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   HSP   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Bridgewater Air Park   [Map]   VBW   E   46 miles [74 km]
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   WNW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   WSW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   NNW   48 miles [77.2 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.

Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
        Website for Morgantown Municipal 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
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
        Website for Raleigh County Memorial Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport   (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]
        Website for Elkins - Randolph County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ingalls Fld.   (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Upshur County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]
        Website for Upshur County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [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
 
Grant Co. Airport   (ICAO: KW99)   [Map]
        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
 
Baltimore - Washington Intl.   (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]
        Website for Baltimore - Washington International 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
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
        Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional 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
 
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
        Website for North Central West Virginia Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Charlottesville Airport   (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]
        Website for Charlottesville - Albemarle Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Boyer. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4890, Longitude: -79.8006     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Boyer 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 Boyer), 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 Boyer.