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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Bryant ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Beckley. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the southwest of where Bryant would have been located. Beckley has a population of 16,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Oak Hill. It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the west of Bryant and has a population of 8,300 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Bryant and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Covington (VA)   [Map]   5,531   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Narrows (VA)   [Map]   1,960   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Pearisburg (VA)   [Map]   2,661   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Chesapeake   [Map]   1,456   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,448   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,907   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Marmet   [Map]   1,410   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Montgomery   [Map]   1,549   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Princeton   [Map]   5,822   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Rainelle   [Map]   1,482   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Richwood   [Map]   1,906   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ronceverte   [Map]   1,717   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,361   N   18 miles [29 km]
White Sulphur Springs   [Map]   2,420   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bellwood   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Clifftop   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Crichton   [Map]   ---   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Hilton Village   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hines   [Map]   ---   S   Less than 2 miles
McRoss   [Map]   ---   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Meadow Bridge   [Map]   352   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Odell Town   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Orient Hill   [Map]   ---   E   Less than 2 miles
Quinwood   [Map]   272   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Richlands   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Rupert   [Map]   919   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Spring Dale   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Unus   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Vale   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Greenbrier County ...

Bryant would have been located within present day Greenbrier County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Greenbrier County: Alleghany (VA), Bath (VA), Fayette, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Summers & Webster.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bryant ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   NNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   NNE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   ESE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   SW   26 miles [41.8 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 Bryant.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Bryant. 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   120 miles [193.1 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   N   172 miles [276.8 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NW   178 miles [286.5 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   ENE   188 miles [302.6 km]
Richmond Intl. (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   RIC   E   190 miles [305.8 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   WNW   190 miles [305.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   ESE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   NNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   NNE   16 miles [25.7 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
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
        Website for Pittsburgh International 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
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
        Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ingalls Fld.   (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [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
 
Mercer Co. Airport   (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]
        Website for Mercer County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Virginia Tech. Exec.   (BCB/KBCB)   [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
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
        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
 
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
 
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.   (ROA/KROA)   [Map]
        Website for Roanoke Regional Airport - Woodrum Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Bryant.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bryant. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0243, Longitude: -80.7440     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bryant 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 Bryant), 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 Bryant.



 
 
 

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