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The location of Cherry Creek

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Cherry Creek.

This page contains six sections:

Around Cherry Creek ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Blacksburg (VA). It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the southeast of Cherry Creek. Blacksburg (VA) has a population of 45,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Radford (VA). It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the southeast of Cherry Creek and has a population of 17,500 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 from Cherry Creek and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bluefield (VA)   [Map]   4,968   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Dublin (VA)   [Map]   2,683   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Pearisburg (VA)   [Map]   2,699   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Pulaski (VA)   [Map]   8,837   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Tazewell (VA)   [Map]   4,365   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Wytheville (VA)   [Map]   8,101   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,972   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bluefield   [Map]   10,191   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,852   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,469   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,921   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,865   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,544   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Princeton   [Map]   5,962   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,434   N   44 miles [70.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Beaver   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Clifftop   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Coal City   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Crab Orchard   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Daniels   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Eastgulf   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Helen   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Jumping Branch   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lester   [Map]   322   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mabscott   [Map]   1,350   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
MacArthur   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Old Mill Village   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Shady Spring   [Map]   ---   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Sophia   [Map]   1,311   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Stanaford   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Raleigh County ...

Cherry Creek is located in Raleigh County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Raleigh County: Boone, Fayette, Kanawha, Mercer, Summers & Wyoming.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cherry Creek ...

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.

Beaver   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North of Cherry Creek   [Map]
Blue Jay   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Clifftop   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Coal City   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Cool Ridge   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Crow   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Daniels   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Flat Top   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Jonben   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Lillybrook   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Pluto   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Princewick   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Shady Spring   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Spangler Factory (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Streeter   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Woodpeck   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Mercer Co. Airport (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]   BLF   SSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Welch Muni.   [Map]   I25   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   NNE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   ENE   40 miles [64.4 km]
New River Valley Airport(ICAO: KPSK)   [Map]   PSK   SSE   43 miles [69.2 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 Cherry Creek.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Cherry Creek. 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   NNE   150 miles [241.4 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NNW   186 miles [299.3 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   NW   188 miles [302.6 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NNE   199 miles [320.3 km]
Richmond Intl. (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   RIC   E   207 miles [333.1 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl. (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   CVG   WNW   214 miles [344.4 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   ENE   216 miles [347.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   ENE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   NNW   54 miles [86.9 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld. (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   ROA   ESE   66 miles [106.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Mercer Co. Airport (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]   BLF   SSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Welch Muni.   [Map]   I25   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   NNE   40 miles [64.4 km]
New River Valley Airport(ICAO: KPSK)   [Map]   PSK   SSE   43 miles [69.2 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
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
        Website for Port Columbus International 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
 
Tri-State Airport   (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]
        Website for Tri-State Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [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
 
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
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Virginia Tech. Exec.   (BCB/KBCB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mountain Empire Airport   (ICAO: KMKJ)   [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
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
        Website for Pittsburgh International 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
 
Northern Kentucky Intl.   (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]
        Website for Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International 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
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
        Website for Yeager Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cherry Creek.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cherry Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6765, Longitude: -81.1032     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cherry Creek 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 Cherry Creek), 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 Cherry Creek.