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The location of Caldwell

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Caldwell ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Roanoke (VA). It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the southeast of Caldwell. Roanoke (VA) has a population of 99,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Blacksburg (VA). It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the south of Caldwell and has a population of 44,600 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 driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Christiansburg (VA)   [Map]   22,259   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Clifton Forge (VA)   [Map]   3,565   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Covington (VA)   [Map]   5,531   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Dublin (VA)   [Map]   2,649   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Lexington (VA)   [Map]   7,106   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Pearisburg (VA)   [Map]   2,661   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Radford (VA)   [Map]   17,658   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Salem (VA)   [Map]   25,862   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Vinton (VA)   [Map]   8,065   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   W   41 miles [66 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,907   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Princeton   [Map]   5,822   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,361   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Alderson   [Map]   1,155   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Anthony   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Clendenenville   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Fairlea   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Falling Spring   [Map]   207   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fort Spring   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Frankford   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Frazier   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hollywood   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Richlands   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ronceverte   [Map]   1,717   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Union   [Map]   550   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Unus   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Vale   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
White Sulphur Springs   [Map]   2,420   E   5 miles [8 km]

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

Greenbrier County ...

Caldwell is located in 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 Caldwell ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Caldwell ...

Looking for more information about Caldwell? 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 Caldwell, 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 Caldwell.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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


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 Caldwell ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   N   5 miles [8 km]
New Castle Intl.   [Map]   VA85   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Ingalls Fld.(ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   HSP   ENE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   NNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld. (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   ROA   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Virginia Tech. Exec.(BCB/KBCB)   [Map]   BCB   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   NW   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 Caldwell.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Caldwell. 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   N   131 miles [210.8 km]
Richmond Intl. (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   RIC   E   169 miles [272 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   ENE   178 miles [286.5 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   N   187 miles [300.9 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NW   203 miles [326.7 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   WNW   215 miles [346 km]
Newport News Intl. (PHF/KPHF)   [Map]   PHF   E   218 miles [350.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   N   5 miles [8 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld. (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   ROA   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Lynchburg Rgnl.(LYH/KLYH)   [Map]   LYH   ESE   72 miles [115.9 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   WNW   76 miles [122.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
New Castle Intl.   [Map]   VA85   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Ingalls Fld.(ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   HSP   ENE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   NNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Virginia Tech. Exec.(BCB/KBCB)   [Map]   BCB   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
New River Valley Airport(ICAO: KPSK)   [Map]   PSK   SSW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Mercer Co. Airport (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]   BLF   SW   55 miles [88.5 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
 
Richmond Intl.   (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]
        Website for Richmond International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]
        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
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
        Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional 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
 
Ingalls Fld.   (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Virginia Tech. Exec.   (BCB/KBCB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
New River Valley Airport   (ICAO: KPSK)   [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
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
        Website for Pittsburgh International 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
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Newport News Intl.   (PHF/KPHF)   [Map]
        Website for Newport News / Williamsburg International 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
 
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.   (ROA/KROA)   [Map]
        Website for Roanoke Regional Airport - Woodrum Field
        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
 

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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 Caldwell.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Caldwell. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7807, Longitude: -80.3940     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Caldwell 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 Caldwell), 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 Caldwell.



 
 
 

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