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Chattaroy, West Virginia

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The location of Chattaroy

Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

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 47,100 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 6,700 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 Chattaroy and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Coal Run Village (KY)   [Map]   1,526   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Jenkins (KY)   [Map]   2,011   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Louisa (KY)   [Map]   2,412   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Paintsville (KY)   [Map]   4,082   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Prestonsburg (KY)   [Map]   3,438   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Salyersville (KY)   [Map]   1,761   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Whitesburg (KY)   [Map]   1,914   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Richlands (VA)   [Map]   5,325   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Barboursville   [Map]   4,217   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Kenova   [Map]   3,007   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Logan   [Map]   1,539   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,801   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Wayne   [Map]   1,408   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Welch   [Map]   1,740   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Williamson   [Map]   2,796   S   2 miles [3.2 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
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]   514   E   5 miles [8 km]
Matewan   [Map]   442   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 ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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, 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 Chattaroy ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Mingo Co. Airport (FAA ID: 4I0)   [Map]   SE   Less than 2 miles
Pike Co. Airport  (FAA ID: PBX)   [Map]   WSW   18 miles [29 km]
Big Sandy Rgnl.  (FAA ID: K22)   [Map]   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   ENE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Belcher Rgnl.  (FAA ID: 57KY)   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
Grundy Muni. (FAA ID: GDY)   [Map]   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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity 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)   DirDistance
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   NNW   144 miles [231.7 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl.  (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   NW   159 miles [255.9 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   N   161 miles [259.1 km]
Morgantown Muni.  (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   NE   184 miles [296.1 km]
Dayton Intl.  (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   NNW   184 miles [296.1 km]
Louisville Intl.  (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]   W   190 miles [305.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   NNW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   NE   59 miles [95 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   E   63 miles [101.4 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   E   103 miles [165.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Mingo Co. Airport (FAA ID: 4I0)   [Map]   SE   Less than 2 miles
Pike Co. Airport  (FAA ID: PBX)   [Map]   WSW   18 miles [29 km]
Big Sandy Rgnl.  (FAA ID: K22)   [Map]   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   ENE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Belcher Rgnl.  (FAA ID: 57KY)   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
Grundy Muni. (FAA ID: GDY)   [Map]   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       FlightAware       FlightStats
Northern Kentucky Intl.   (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]
  Website for Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lawrence County Airpark   (ICAO: KHTW)   [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
Lonesome Pine Airport   (ICAO: KLNP)   [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
Dayton Intl.   (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]
  Website for Dayton International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Louisville Intl.   (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]
  Website for Louisville International 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
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
  Website for Yeager 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 Mingo County

About West Virginia

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:

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 '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- Chattaroy) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chattaroy

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chattaroy. The point we use 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>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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