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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Jumping Branch.

This page contains six sections:

Around Jumping Branch ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Blacksburg (VA). It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the southeast of Jumping Branch. Blacksburg (VA) has a population of 44,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Christiansburg (VA). It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the southeast of Jumping Branch and has a population of 22,300 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 Jumping Branch and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bluefield (VA)   [Map]   4,714   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Dublin (VA)   [Map]   2,649   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Pearisburg (VA)   [Map]   2,661   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Pulaski (VA)   [Map]   8,764   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Radford (VA)   [Map]   17,658   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Tazewell (VA)   [Map]   4,240   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Wytheville (VA)   [Map]   7,998   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bluefield   [Map]   9,869   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,448   E   5 miles [8 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,907   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Princeton   [Map]   5,822   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,361   N   43 miles [69.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Beaver   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bellepoint   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Clifftop   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Coal City   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Crab Orchard   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Daniels   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Forest Hill   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mabscott   [Map]   1,298   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
MacArthur   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Meadow Bridge   [Map]   352   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Old Mill Village   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Piney View   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Shady Spring   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Sophia   [Map]   1,274   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Stanaford   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Summers County ...

Jumping Branch is located in Summers County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Summers County: Giles (VA), Fayette, Greenbrier, Mercer, Monroe & Raleigh.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Jumping Branch ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Jumping Branch.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mercer Co. Airport (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]   BLF   SSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Welch Muni.   [Map]   I25   WSW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   ENE   34 miles [54.7 km]
New River Valley Airport(ICAO: KPSK)   [Map]   PSK   SSE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Virginia Tech. Exec.(BCB/KBCB)   [Map]   BCB   SE   44 miles [70.8 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 Jumping Branch.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Jumping Branch. 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   148 miles [238.2 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NNW   191 miles [307.4 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   NW   195 miles [313.8 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   N   199 miles [320.3 km]
Richmond Intl. (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   RIC   E   200 miles [321.9 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   ENE   210 miles [338 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   ENE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld. (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   ROA   ESE   59 miles [95 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   NNW   59 miles [95 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mercer Co. Airport (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]   BLF   SSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Welch Muni.   [Map]   I25   WSW   34 miles [54.7 km]
New River Valley Airport(ICAO: KPSK)   [Map]   PSK   SSE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Virginia Tech. Exec.(BCB/KBCB)   [Map]   BCB   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   NNE   45 miles [72.4 km]
New Castle Intl.   [Map]   VA85   ESE   49 miles [78.9 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
 
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
 
Mercer Co. Airport   (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]
        Website for Mercer County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
New River Valley Airport   (ICAO: KPSK)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Virginia Tech. Exec.   (BCB/KBCB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mountain Empire Airport   (ICAO: KMKJ)   [Map]
        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
 
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
 
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.   (ROA/KROA)   [Map]
        Website for Roanoke Regional Airport - Woodrum Field
        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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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Jumping Branch. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia: 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 Jumping Branch.

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Jumping Branch. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Jumping Branch

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jumping Branch. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6577, Longitude: -80.9767     [Map].

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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 Jumping Branch), 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 Jumping Branch.



 
 
 

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