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The location of Palestine









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Palestine ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Roanoke (VA). It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the southeast of Palestine. Roanoke (VA) has a population of 99,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Blacksburg (VA). It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the south of Palestine and has a population of 44,600 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 Palestine and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Bluefield (VA)   [Map]   4,714   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Christiansburg (VA)   [Map]   22,259   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Clifton Forge (VA)   [Map]   3,565   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Covington (VA)   [Map]   5,531   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Pearisburg (VA)   [Map]   2,661   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Pulaski (VA)   [Map]   8,764   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Radford (VA)   [Map]   17,658   S   41 miles [66 km]
Salem (VA)   [Map]   25,862   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Bluefield   [Map]   9,869   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,907   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Princeton   [Map]   5,822   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,361   N   39 miles [62.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Alderson   [Map]   1,155   SW   Less than 2 miles
Bellepoint   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Clendenenville   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fairlea   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Forest Hill   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fort Spring   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Frazier   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,448   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hollywood   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Meadow Bridge   [Map]   352   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Richlands   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ronceverte   [Map]   1,717   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Spring Dale   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Union   [Map]   550   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Vale   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Greenbrier County ...

Palestine is located in Greenbrier County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Greenbrier County: Alleghany (VA), Bath (VA), Fayette, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Summers & Webster.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Palestine ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
New Castle Intl. (FAA ID: VA85)   [Map]   ESE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Richwood Muni. (FAA ID: 3I4)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   NNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Virginia Tech. Exec. (BCB/KBCB)   [Map]   SSE   38 miles [61.2 km]
New River Valley Airport (ICAO: KPSK)   [Map]   S   41 miles [66 km]
Mercer Co. Airport  (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]   SW   43 miles [69.2 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 Palestine.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Palestine. 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   137 miles [220.5 km]
Richmond Intl.  (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   E   181 miles [291.3 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ENE   191 miles [307.4 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   N   191 miles [307.4 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NW   198 miles [318.7 km]
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   NW   206 miles [331.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.  (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
New Castle Intl. (FAA ID: VA85)   [Map]   ESE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Richwood Muni. (FAA ID: 3I4)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   NNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Virginia Tech. Exec. (BCB/KBCB)   [Map]   SSE   38 miles [61.2 km]
New River Valley Airport (ICAO: KPSK)   [Map]   S   41 miles [66 km]
Mercer Co. Airport  (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Ingalls Fld. (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   ENE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Kee Fld. (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   W   51 miles [82.1 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
 
Richmond Intl.   (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]
  Website for Richmond International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
  Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional 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
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Virginia Tech. Exec.   (BCB/KBCB)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
New River Valley Airport   (ICAO: KPSK)   [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
 
Ingalls Fld.   (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [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
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
  Website for Port Columbus International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
  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
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
  Website for Raleigh County Memorial 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
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
  Website for Yeager Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

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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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Palestine) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Palestine. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7323, Longitude: -80.6292     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Palestine 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 Palestine), 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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