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The location of Brooklyn

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Brooklyn ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the northwest of Brooklyn. Charleston has a population of 49,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Beckley. It is located about 16 miles [25 km] to the south of Brooklyn and has a population of 17,000 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 and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Narrows (VA)   [Map]   1,971   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Pearisburg (VA)   [Map]   2,699   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Bluefield   [Map]   10,191   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,543   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,852   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,469   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,921   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,865   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,544   W   5 miles [8 km]
Princeton   [Map]   5,962   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Richwood   [Map]   1,955   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Saint Albans   [Map]   10,553   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,859   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,434   NE   23 miles [37 km]
White Sulphur Springs   [Map]   2,420   E   42 miles [67.6 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Ansted   [Map]   1,374   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Beckwith   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bellwood   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bradley   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Clifftop   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Gauley Bridge   [Map]   585   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Harvey   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hilton Village   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Meadow Bridge   [Map]   357   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mount Hope   [Map]   1,350   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Pax   [Map]   162   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Piney View   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Prosperity   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Stanaford   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Thurmond   [Map]   5   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]

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

Fayette County ...

Brooklyn is located in Fayette County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Fayette County: Greenbrier, Kanawha, Nicholas, Raleigh & Summers.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brooklyn ...

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.

Alaska (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South of Brooklyn   [Map]
Beauty   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Bowlin   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Carver (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Chestnut Knob   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Clifftop   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Divide   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Edmond   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Fire Creek (Historic)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Greenstown   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Harvey   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hilltop   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Lookout   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Meadow Fork   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Michigan (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Prudence   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Red Ash (Historic)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Redstar   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Rocklick   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Rosedale   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Rush Run (Historic)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Scarbro   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Spy Rock   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   SSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   NNE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   ESE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   SW   38 miles [61.2 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 Brooklyn.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Brooklyn. 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   129 miles [207.6 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NW   170 miles [273.6 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NNE   178 miles [286.5 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   NW   178 miles [286.5 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   N   203 miles [326.7 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   ENE   205 miles [329.9 km]
Richmond Intl. (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   RIC   E   206 miles [331.5 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl. (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   CVG   WNW   208 miles [334.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   SSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   ESE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld. (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   ROA   SE   74 miles [119.1 km]
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   WNW   85 miles [136.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   NNE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Welch Muni.   [Map]   I25   SW   47 miles [75.6 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
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
        Website for Port Columbus International 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
 
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.   (ROA/KROA)   [Map]
        Website for Roanoke Regional Airport - Woodrum Field
        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
 
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
        Website for North Central West Virginia Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [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
 
Mercer Co. Airport   (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]
        Website for Mercer County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
        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
 
Richmond Intl.   (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]
        Website for Richmond 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
 
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 ...



Search for a West Virginia Community

About Fayette County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brooklyn. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9909, Longitude: -81.0487     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brooklyn 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 Brooklyn), 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 Brooklyn.