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The location of Cameo









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Cameo ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the northeast of Cameo. Charleston has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Huntington. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the northwest of Cameo and has a population of 47,100 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 drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Ashland (KY)   [Map]   20,669   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Russell (KY)   [Map]   3,226   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Gallipolis (OH)   [Map]   3,432   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Ironton (OH)   [Map]   10,722   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
South Point (OH)   [Map]   3,874   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Barboursville   [Map]   4,217   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,542   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Kenova   [Map]   3,007   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,801   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,561   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Ripley   [Map]   3,231   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,493   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Banco   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Danville   [Map]   629   E   5 miles [8 km]
Dodson Junction   [Map]   ---   NE   Less than 2 miles
Foster   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Horse Creek Junction   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Julian   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Layville   [Map]   ---   N   Less than 2 miles
Lory   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Low Gap   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Morrisvale   [Map]   ---   NE   Less than 2 miles
Rock Creek   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
South Madison   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Turtle Creek   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Washington Heights   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Woodville   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]

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

Boone County ...

Cameo is located in Boone County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Boone County: Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Raleigh & Wyoming.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cameo ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Cameo. 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 Cameo. 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, attractions 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 Cameo ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Mingo Co. Airport (FAA ID: 4I0)   [Map]   SSW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lawrence County Airpark (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   WNW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Kee Fld. (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   SSE   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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Cameo.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Cameo. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   NW   135 miles [217.3 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NNW   140 miles [225.3 km]
Morgantown Muni.  (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   NE   151 miles [243 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl.  (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   WNW   161 miles [259.1 km]
Dayton Intl.  (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   NW   174 miles [280 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   NNE   187 miles [300.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   WNW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   ESE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   ESE   85 miles [136.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mingo Co. Airport (FAA ID: 4I0)   [Map]   SSW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lawrence County Airpark (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Kee Fld. (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   SSE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Big Sandy Rgnl.  (FAA ID: K22)   [Map]   WSW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Pike Co. Airport  (FAA ID: PBX)   [Map]   SW   51 miles [82.1 km]
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl. (FAA ID: GAS)   [Map]   NNW   51 miles [82.1 km]
Welch Muni. (FAA ID: I25)   [Map]   SSE   52 miles [83.7 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.

Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
  Website for Port Columbus International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.   (ROA/KROA)   [Map]
  Website for Roanoke Regional Airport - Woodrum Field
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lawrence County Airpark   (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
  Website for Morgantown Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northern Kentucky Intl.   (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]
  Website for Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dayton Intl.   (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]
  Website for Dayton International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
  Website for Pittsburgh International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
  Website for Yeager Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tri-State Airport   (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]
  Website for Tri-State Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
  Website for Raleigh County Memorial Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
  Website for Greenbrier Valley Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Boone County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cameo. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://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 Cameo.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cameo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1115, Longitude: -81.9312     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cameo 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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Cameo), 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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