RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     
 

Branchland, West Virginia

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Other WV
Communities

 
 
Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
West Virginia
 
The Commemorative Quarter for West Virginia

Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Branchland ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the east of Branchland. Charleston has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Huntington. It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the northwest of Branchland 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 from Branchland and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<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   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Paintsville (KY)   [Map]   4,082   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Prestonsburg (KY)   [Map]   3,438   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Gallipolis (OH)   [Map]   3,432   N   41 miles [66 km]
Ironton (OH)   [Map]   10,722   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
South Point (OH)   [Map]   3,874   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Barboursville   [Map]   4,217   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,542   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,561   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Point Pleasant   [Map]   4,153   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Ripley   [Map]   3,231   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,493   E   28 miles [45.1 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Proctorville (OH)   [Map]   550   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Armilda   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Big Creek   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Centerville   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cove Gap   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Culloden   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hamlin   [Map]   1,072   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Harts   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Layville   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Milton   [Map]   2,612   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Morrisvale   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pea Ridge   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Wayne   [Map]   1,408   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
West Hamlin   [Map]   736   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Wewanta   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Lincoln County ...

Branchland is located in Lincoln County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lincoln County: Boone, Cabell, Kanawha, Logan, Mingo, Putnam & Wayne.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Branchland ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Branchland ...

Looking for more information about Branchland? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Branchland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Branchland.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    West Virginia Statewide Tourism
    Branchland Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Branchland


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 Branchland ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lawrence County Airpark(ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   HTW   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   WNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   SSE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   ENE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Mingo Co. Airport   [Map]   4I0   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Ashland Rgnl.    [Map]   DWU   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Big Sandy Rgnl.    [Map]   K22   SW   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 Branchland.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Branchland. 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   119 miles [191.5 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NNW   128 miles [206 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl. (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   CVG   WNW   144 miles [231.7 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   NE   157 miles [252.7 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   DAY   NW   158 miles [254.3 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NNE   188 miles [302.6 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   NNE   190 miles [305.8 km]
Louisville Intl. (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]   SDF   W   191 miles [307.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   WNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   ENE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   ESE   65 miles [104.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lawrence County Airpark(ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   HTW   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   SSE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Mingo Co. Airport   [Map]   4I0   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Ashland Rgnl.    [Map]   DWU   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Big Sandy Rgnl.    [Map]   K22   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl.   [Map]   GAS   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Mason Co. Airport(ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]   3I2   N   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.

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
 
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
 
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport   (ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]
        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
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]
        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
 
Dayton Intl.   (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]
        Website for Dayton International 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
 
Akron - Canton Rgnl.   (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]
        Website for Akron - Canton Regional 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Find a Community in West Virginia

About Lincoln County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lincoln County: www.co.lincoln.wv.us/

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 Branchland.

- Return to Citation

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Branchland. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2209, Longitude: -82.2038     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Branchland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Branchland), 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.

- Return to Citation



 
 
 

Community
Profile
Nearby
 
Census
 
Genealogy
Helper
Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Summarized
 
Misc
 
Other   WV
Communities
 
 
 

Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 
 

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2016
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 19 Nov 2018
By John Hall