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Edwight, West Virginia

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The location of Edwight

Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Edwight ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the north of Edwight. Charleston has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Beckley. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the east of Edwight and has a population of 16,400 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Edwight and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Bluefield (VA)   [Map]   4,714   S   46 miles [74 km]
Bluefield   [Map]   9,869   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,448   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,542   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,801   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Milton   [Map]   2,612   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,561   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Princeton   [Map]   5,822   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,493   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,361   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Williamson   [Map]   2,796   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Winfield   [Map]   2,359   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Arnett   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Bald Knob   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Bandytown   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Barrett   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Bim   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Elk Run Junction   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Janie   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Marnie   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Packsville   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Pondco   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rocklick   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Sylvester   [Map]   142   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Twilight   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Whitesville   [Map]   451   N   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Raleigh County ...

Edwight 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 Edwight ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Kee Fld. (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   ESE   23 miles [37 km]
Welch Muni. (FAA ID: I25)   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   N   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 Edwight.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Edwight. 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   149 miles [239.8 km]
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   NW   161 miles [259.1 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NNW   163 miles [262.3 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl.  (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   WNW   187 miles [300.9 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   NNE   192 miles [309 km]
Dayton Intl.  (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   NW   200 miles [321.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   ESE   23 miles [37 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   E   61 miles [98.2 km]
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   WNW   64 miles [103 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Kee Fld. (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Welch Muni. (FAA ID: I25)   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 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
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
  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
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Mercer Co. Airport   (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]
  Website for Mercer County 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
Tazewell Co. Airport   (ICAO: KJFZ)   [Map]
  Website for Tazewell County 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
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
  Website for Pittsburgh 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
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
  Website for Raleigh County Memorial Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
  Website for Yeager 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
Tri-State Airport   (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]
  Website for Tri-State Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Raleigh County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 drawn from Point A (ie- Edwight) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Edwight. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8846, Longitude: -81.5323     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Edwight 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 Edwight), 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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