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The location of Egeria









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Egeria ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Blacksburg (VA). It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the southeast of Egeria. Blacksburg (VA) has a population of 44,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Radford (VA). It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the southeast of Egeria and has a population of 17,700 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 from Egeria and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Bluefield (VA)   [Map]   4,714   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Dublin (VA)   [Map]   2,649   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Pearisburg (VA)   [Map]   2,661   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Pulaski (VA)   [Map]   8,764   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Richlands (VA)   [Map]   5,325   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Tazewell (VA)   [Map]   4,240   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Wytheville (VA)   [Map]   7,998   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bluefield   [Map]   9,869   S   18 miles [29 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,448   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,907   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,801   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Princeton   [Map]   5,822   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Athens   [Map]   921   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Beaver   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bud   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Coal City   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Eastgulf   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Helen   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Johnston Town   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Matoaka   [Map]   210   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Montcalm   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mullens   [Map]   1,369   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Rhodell   [Map]   162   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Shady Spring   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Sophia   [Map]   1,274   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Tilden   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Weyanoke   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Mercer County ...

Egeria is primarily located in Mercer County. A portion of Egeria extends into Raleigh County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Mercer County: Bland (VA), Giles (VA), Tazewell (VA), McDowell, Raleigh, Summers & Wyoming.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Egeria ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Mercer Co. Airport  (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   NNE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Welch Muni. (FAA ID: I25)   [Map]   WSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Kee Fld. (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   WNW   20 miles [32.2 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Egeria.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Egeria. 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]   NNE   160 miles [257.5 km]
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   NW   191 miles [307.4 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NNW   192 miles [309 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   NNE   210 miles [338 km]
Richmond Intl.  (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   E   212 miles [341.2 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl.  (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   WNW   214 miles [344.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   NNE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   ENE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   NNW   61 miles [98.2 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.  (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   ESE   68 miles [109.4 km]
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   NW   93 miles [149.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Mercer Co. Airport  (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Welch Muni. (FAA ID: I25)   [Map]   WSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Kee Fld. (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   WNW   20 miles [32.2 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
  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
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [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
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
New River Valley Airport   (ICAO: KPSK)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mountain Empire Airport   (ICAO: KMKJ)   [Map]
  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
 
Virginia Tech. Exec.   (BCB/KBCB)   [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
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Twin Co. Airport   (ICAO: KHLX)   [Map]
  Website for Twin County 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
 
Richmond Intl.   (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]
  Website for Richmond 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
 
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
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
  Website for Yeager 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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Egeria. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5393, Longitude: -81.2001     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Egeria 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 Egeria), 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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