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The location of East Bank









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to East Bank.

This page contains six sections:

Around East Bank ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 13 miles [20 km] to the northwest of East Bank. Charleston has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Beckley. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the southeast of East Bank and has a population of 16,400 people.

For comparison, East Bank has a population of 900 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 East Bank and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Barboursville   [Map]   4,217   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,448   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,542   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,801   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Milton   [Map]   2,612   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,561   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Richwood   [Map]   1,906   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Ripley   [Map]   3,231   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,493   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Spencer   [Map]   2,111   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,361   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Winfield   [Map]   2,359   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Belle   [Map]   1,162   W   5 miles [8 km]
Cabin Creek   [Map]   ---   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Cannelton   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cedar Grove   [Map]   940   NE   Less than 2 miles
Chesapeake   [Map]   1,456   W   5 miles [8 km]
Coal Fork   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Dupont City   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Eskdale   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Glasgow   [Map]   860   E   Less than 2 miles
Handley   [Map]   325   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hollygrove   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Marmet   [Map]   1,410   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Montgomery   [Map]   1,549   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pratt   [Map]   575   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Winifrede   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Kanawha County ...

East Bank is located in Kanawha County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Kanawha County: Boone, Clay, Fayette, Jackson, Lincoln, Nicholas, Putnam, Raleigh & Roane.

Curious and Interesting Names Near East Bank ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   SSE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Kee Fld. (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Richwood Muni. (FAA ID: 3I4)   [Map]   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Jackson Co. Airport (FAA ID: I18)   [Map]   NNW   53 miles [85.3 km]
Braxton Co. Airport (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   NE   53 miles [85.3 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 East Bank.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from East Bank. 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
Morgantown Muni.  (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   NE   128 miles [206 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NNW   145 miles [233.4 km]
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   NW   151 miles [243 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   NNE   169 miles [272 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl.  (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   WNW   183 miles [294.5 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl.  (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   N   186 miles [299.3 km]
Dayton Intl.  (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   NW   188 miles [302.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   SSE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   W   61 miles [98.2 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   ESE   61 miles [98.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Kee Fld. (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Richwood Muni. (FAA ID: 3I4)   [Map]   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Jackson Co. Airport (FAA ID: I18)   [Map]   NNW   53 miles [85.3 km]
Braxton Co. Airport (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   NE   53 miles [85.3 km]
Welch Muni. (FAA ID: I25)   [Map]   S   55 miles [88.5 km]
Mingo Co. Airport (FAA ID: 4I0)   [Map]   SW   57 miles [91.7 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.

Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
  Website for Morgantown Municipal Airport
  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
 
Tri-State Airport   (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]
  Website for Tri-State Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
  Website for North Central West Virginia 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
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lawrence County Airpark   (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mason Co. Airport   (ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
  Website for Pittsburgh International Airport
  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
 
Akron - Canton Rgnl.   (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]
  Website for Akron - Canton Regional 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
 
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 ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Kanawha County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Kanawha County: www.kanawha.us/

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 East Bank.

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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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- East Bank) 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 East Bank. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from East Bank

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in East Bank. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2153, Longitude: -81.4441     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for East Bank 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 East Bank), 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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