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The location of Effie









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Effie ...

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

The next largest community is Huntington. It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the north of Effie and has a population of 47,100 people.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Ashland (KY)   [Map]   20,669   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Flatwoods (KY)   [Map]   7,177   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Grayson (KY)   [Map]   3,999   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Paintsville (KY)   [Map]   4,082   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Pikeville (KY)   [Map]   6,685   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Prestonsburg (KY)   [Map]   3,438   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Russell (KY)   [Map]   3,226   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
West Liberty (KY)   [Map]   3,336   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Ironton (OH)   [Map]   10,722   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
South Point (OH)   [Map]   3,874   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Barboursville   [Map]   4,217   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,542   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,561   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,493   NE   46 miles [74 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Adams (KY)   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ben Bow (KY)   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Busseyville (KY)   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Clifford (KY)   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Evergreen (KY)   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Fallsburg (KY)   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Five Forks (KY)   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Louisa (KY)   [Map]   2,412   W   5 miles [8 km]
Smoky Valley (KY)   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Stringtown (KY)   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Yatesville (KY)   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Armilda   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fort Gay   [Map]   673   W   5 miles [8 km]
Mineral Springs   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Wayne   [Map]   1,408   N   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Wayne County ...

Effie is located in Wayne County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Wayne County: Boyd (KY), Lawrence (KY), Martin (KY), Lawrence (OH), Cabell, Lincoln & Mingo.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Effie ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
Lawrence County Airpark (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Big Sandy Rgnl.  (FAA ID: K22)   [Map]   SSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Mingo Co. Airport (FAA ID: 4I0)   [Map]   SSE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Ashland Rgnl.  (FAA ID: DWU)   [Map]   NNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Pike Co. Airport  (FAA ID: PBX)   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   ESE   36 miles [57.9 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 Effie.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Effie. 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]   NW   115 miles [185.1 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl.  (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   WNW   133 miles [214 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   N   133 miles [214 km]
Dayton Intl.  (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   NW   154 miles [247.8 km]
Morgantown Muni.  (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   NE   175 miles [281.6 km]
Louisville Intl.  (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]   W   175 miles [281.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   ENE   53 miles [85.3 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   ESE   78 miles [125.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Lawrence County Airpark (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Big Sandy Rgnl.  (FAA ID: K22)   [Map]   SSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Mingo Co. Airport (FAA ID: 4I0)   [Map]   SSE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Ashland Rgnl.  (FAA ID: DWU)   [Map]   NNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Pike Co. Airport  (FAA ID: PBX)   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   ESE   36 miles [57.9 km]
West Liberty Airport (FAA ID: 9I3)   [Map]   WSW   42 miles [67.6 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
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
  Website for Greenbrier Valley Airport
  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
 
Clyde A. Thomas Rgnl.   (ICAO: KM97)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mason Co. Airport   (ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dayton Intl.   (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]
  Website for Dayton International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
  Website for Morgantown Municipal 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
 
Blue Grass Airport   (LEX/KLEX)   [Map]
  Website for Blue Grass Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

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 Effie.

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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- Effie) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Effie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0945, Longitude: -82.5082     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Effie 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 Effie), 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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