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Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Brenton ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Beckley. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the northeast of Brenton. Beckley has a population of 17,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bluefield. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the southeast of Brenton and has a population of 10,200 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 Brenton and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Coal Run Village (KY)   [Map]   ---   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Pikeville (KY)   [Map]   7,106   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Bluefield (VA)   [Map]   4,968   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Narrows (VA)   [Map]   1,971   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Richlands (VA)   [Map]   5,428   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Saltville (VA)   [Map]   2,009   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Tazewell (VA)   [Map]   4,365   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,852   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,469   E   41 miles [66 km]
Logan   [Map]   1,600   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,865   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,544   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Princeton   [Map]   5,962   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Welch   [Map]   1,816   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Williamson   [Map]   2,924   W   35 miles [56.3 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Baileysville   [Map]   ---   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Baisden   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Big Sandy   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Clear Fork   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Cub City   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Davy   [Map]   372   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Gilbert   [Map]   412   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Iaeger   [Map]   267   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kimball   [Map]   173   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mineral City   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mullens   [Map]   1,439   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mullensville   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Oceana   [Map]   1,280   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pineville   [Map]   619   E   5 miles [8 km]
Uno   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]

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

Wyoming County ...

Brenton is located in Wyoming County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Wyoming County: Boone, Logan, McDowell, Mercer, Mingo & Raleigh.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brenton ...

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.

Edith   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North of Brenton   [Map]
Fanny   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Fanrock   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Glover   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Hatcher   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Jesse   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Keyrock   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Lillydale   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Lillyhaven   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Lincoln   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Rock View   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Sun Hill   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Turkey   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Uno   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Wyoming   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brenton ...

Looking for more information about Brenton? 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 Brenton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Brenton.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Brenton


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 Brenton ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Welch Muni.   [Map]   I25   SSE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   ENE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Mercer Co. Airport (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]   BLF   SE   31 miles [49.9 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 Brenton.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Brenton. 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   NNE   169 miles [272 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   NW   171 miles [275.2 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NNW   179 miles [288.1 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl. (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   CVG   WNW   192 miles [309 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   DAY   NW   211 miles [339.6 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NNE   213 miles [342.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   ENE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   N   53 miles [85.3 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   ENE   69 miles [111 km]
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   NW   73 miles [117.5 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld. (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   ROA   ESE   92 miles [148.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Welch Muni.   [Map]   I25   SSE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Mercer Co. Airport (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]   BLF   SE   31 miles [49.9 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
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
        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
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mercer Co. Airport   (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]
        Website for Mercer County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tazewell Co. Airport   (ICAO: KJFZ)   [Map]
        Website for Tazewell County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mountain Empire Airport   (ICAO: KMKJ)   [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
 
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
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
        Website for Pittsburgh 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
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
        Website for Yeager 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
 
Tri-State Airport   (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]
        Website for Tri-State Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Wyoming County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brenton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5959, Longitude: -81.6359     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brenton 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 Brenton), 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 Brenton.