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Introduction ...

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

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Around Chattaroy ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntington. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the north of Chattaroy. Huntington has a population of 48,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Pikeville (KY). It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the southwest of Chattaroy and has a population of 7,100 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 Chattaroy and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Coal Run Village (KY)   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Jenkins (KY)   [Map]   2,070   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Louisa (KY)   [Map]   2,473   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Paintsville (KY)   [Map]   4,203   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Prestonsburg (KY)   [Map]   3,541   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Salyersville (KY)   [Map]   1,800   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Whitesburg (KY)   [Map]   1,974   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Richlands (VA)   [Map]   5,428   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Barboursville   [Map]   4,262   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Kenova   [Map]   3,055   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Logan   [Map]   1,600   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,865   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Mullens   [Map]   1,439   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Welch   [Map]   1,816   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Williamson   [Map]   2,924   S   2 miles [3.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Belfry (KY)   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Canada (KY)   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Forest Hills (KY)   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hardy (KY)   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Huddy (KY)   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
McAndrews (KY)   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
McCarr (KY)   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Sidney (KY)   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
South Williamson (KY)   [Map]   ---   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Stone (KY)   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Varney (KY)   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Blackberry City   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Delbarton   [Map]   527   E   5 miles [8 km]
Matewan   [Map]   454   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Red Jacket   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Mingo County ...

Chattaroy 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 Chattaroy ...

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.

Borderland   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest of Chattaroy   [Map]
Cinderella   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Goodman   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Goody (KY)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
New Camp (KY)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Road Fork (KY)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Rural (KY)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Stringtown (KY)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Turkey Creek (KY)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mingo Co. Airport   [Map]   4I0   SE   Less than 2 miles
Pike Co. Airport    [Map]   PBX   WSW   18 miles [29 km]
Big Sandy Rgnl.    [Map]   K22   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   ENE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Belcher Rgnl.    [Map]   57KY   S   23 miles [37 km]
Grundy Muni.   [Map]   GDY   SSE   33 miles [53.1 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 Chattaroy.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Chattaroy. 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   NNW   144 miles [231.7 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl. (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   CVG   NW   159 miles [255.9 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   N   161 miles [259.1 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   NE   184 miles [296.1 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   DAY   NNW   184 miles [296.1 km]
Louisville Intl. (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]   SDF   W   190 miles [305.8 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   59 miles [95 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   E   63 miles [101.4 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   E   103 miles [165.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mingo Co. Airport   [Map]   4I0   SE   Less than 2 miles
Pike Co. Airport    [Map]   PBX   WSW   18 miles [29 km]
Big Sandy Rgnl.    [Map]   K22   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   ENE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Belcher Rgnl.    [Map]   57KY   S   23 miles [37 km]
Grundy Muni.   [Map]   GDY   SSE   33 miles [53.1 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
 
Northern Kentucky Intl.   (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]
        Website for Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lawrence County Airpark   (ICAO: KHTW)   [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
 
Lonesome Pine Airport   (ICAO: KLNP)   [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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Chattaroy. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chattaroy

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chattaroy. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7034, Longitude: -82.2810     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chattaroy 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 Chattaroy), 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 Chattaroy.