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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Burch ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntington. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the north of Burch. Huntington has a population of 47,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is South Charleston. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the northeast of Burch and has a population of 12,500 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 Burch and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Jenkins (KY)   [Map]   2,011   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Louisa (KY)   [Map]   2,412   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Paintsville (KY)   [Map]   4,082   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Pikeville (KY)   [Map]   6,685   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Prestonsburg (KY)   [Map]   3,438   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Salyersville (KY)   [Map]   1,761   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Richlands (VA)   [Map]   5,325   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Barboursville   [Map]   4,217   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,542   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Logan   [Map]   1,539   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,801   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Milton   [Map]   2,612   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Welch   [Map]   1,740   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Williamson   [Map]   2,796   SW   5 miles [8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Belfry (KY)   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Canada (KY)   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Forest Hills (KY)   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hardy (KY)   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Huddy (KY)   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
McAndrews (KY)   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
McCarr (KY)   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ransom (KY)   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
South Williamson (KY)   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Blackberry City   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Chattaroy   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Delbarton   [Map]   514   S   Less than 2 miles
Matewan   [Map]   442   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Musick   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Red Jacket   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]

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

Mingo County ...

Burch is located in Mingo County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Mingo County: Martin (KY), Pike (KY), Buchanan (VA), Lincoln, Logan, McDowell, Wayne & Wyoming.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Burch ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mingo Co. Airport   [Map]   4I0   WSW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   ENE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pike Co. Airport    [Map]   PBX   WSW   23 miles [37 km]
Big Sandy Rgnl.    [Map]   K22   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Belcher Rgnl.    [Map]   57KY   SSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Grundy Muni.   [Map]   GDY   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   ESE   35 miles [56.3 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 Burch.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Burch. 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   146 miles [235 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NNW   161 miles [259.1 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl. (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   CVG   NW   162 miles [260.7 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   NE   180 miles [289.7 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   DAY   NW   186 miles [299.3 km]
Louisville Intl. (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]   SDF   W   195 miles [313.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   NNW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   NE   55 miles [88.5 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   E   58 miles [93.3 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   E   98 miles [157.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mingo Co. Airport   [Map]   4I0   WSW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   ENE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pike Co. Airport    [Map]   PBX   WSW   23 miles [37 km]
Big Sandy Rgnl.    [Map]   K22   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Belcher Rgnl.    [Map]   57KY   SSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Grundy Muni.   [Map]   GDY   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   ESE   35 miles [56.3 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
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]
        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
 
Northern Kentucky Intl.   (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]
        Website for Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lawrence County Airpark   (ICAO: KHTW)   [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
 
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
 

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About Mingo County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Burch. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Burch) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burch. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7201, Longitude: -82.1915     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Burch 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 Burch), 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 Burch.



 
 
 

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