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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Brabant ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the northeast of Brabant. Charleston has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Huntington. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the north of Brabant and has a population of 47,100 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 Brabant and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Ashland (KY)   [Map]   20,669   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Flatwoods (KY)   [Map]   7,177   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Grayson (KY)   [Map]   3,999   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Paintsville (KY)   [Map]   4,082   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Pikeville (KY)   [Map]   6,685   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Prestonsburg (KY)   [Map]   3,438   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Russell (KY)   [Map]   3,226   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Gallipolis (OH)   [Map]   3,432   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Ironton (OH)   [Map]   10,722   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
South Point (OH)   [Map]   3,874   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Barboursville   [Map]   4,217   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,542   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,561   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,493   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Clifford (KY)   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hode (KY)   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Louisa (KY)   [Map]   2,412   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Armilda   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Big Creek   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Centerville   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cove Gap   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Fort Gay   [Map]   673   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hamlin   [Map]   1,072   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Harts   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mineral Springs   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Wayne   [Map]   1,408   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
West Hamlin   [Map]   736   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Wewanta   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Wilsondale   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Wayne County ...

Brabant is located in Wayne County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Wayne County: Boyd (KY), Lawrence (KY), Martin (KY), Lawrence (OH), Cabell, Lincoln & Mingo.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brabant ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lawrence County Airpark(ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   HTW   NNW   23 miles [37 km]
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Mingo Co. Airport   [Map]   4I0   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Big Sandy Rgnl.    [Map]   K22   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Ashland Rgnl.    [Map]   DWU   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Pike Co. Airport    [Map]   PBX   SSW   40 miles [64.4 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 Brabant.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Brabant. 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   120 miles [193.1 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NNW   133 miles [214 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl. (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   CVG   WNW   142 miles [228.5 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   DAY   NW   160 miles [257.5 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   NE   166 miles [267.2 km]
Louisville Intl. (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]   SDF   W   185 miles [297.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   ENE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   ESE   68 miles [109.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lawrence County Airpark(ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   HTW   NNW   23 miles [37 km]
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Mingo Co. Airport   [Map]   4I0   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Big Sandy Rgnl.    [Map]   K22   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Ashland Rgnl.    [Map]   DWU   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Pike Co. Airport    [Map]   PBX   SSW   40 miles [64.4 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
 
Lawrence County Airpark   (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [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
 
Mason Co. Airport   (ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]
        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
 
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
 
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
 
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 Wayne County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brabant. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1154, Longitude: -82.3174     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brabant 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 Brabant), 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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