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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Peapatch ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Beckley. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the northeast of Peapatch. Beckley has a population of 16,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bluefield. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the east of Peapatch and has a population of 9,900 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 and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Jenkins (KY)   [Map]   2,011   W   46 miles [74 km]
Pikeville (KY)   [Map]   6,685   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Abingdon (VA)   [Map]   7,981   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Bluefield (VA)   [Map]   4,714   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Coeburn (VA)   [Map]   1,901   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Lebanon (VA)   [Map]   3,214   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Marion (VA)   [Map]   5,659   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Richlands (VA)   [Map]   5,325   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Saltville (VA)   [Map]   1,942   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Tazewell (VA)   [Map]   4,240   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Wise (VA)   [Map]   2,998   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Wytheville (VA)   [Map]   7,998   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Princeton   [Map]   5,822   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Welch   [Map]   1,740   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Williamson   [Map]   2,796   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bearwallow (VA)   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Cedar Bluff (VA)   [Map]   1,025   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Claypool Hill (VA)   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dunford Village (VA)   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Dye (VA)   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Grundy (VA)   [Map]   929   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Janey (VA)   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Raven (VA)   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Big Sandy   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bradshaw   [Map]   286   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Davy   [Map]   356   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gary   [Map]   827   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Iaeger   [Map]   255   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Union City   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
War   [Map]   715   E   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

McDowell County ...

Peapatch is primarily located in McDowell County. A portion of Peapatch extends into Buchanan County (VA).

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of McDowell County: Buchanan (VA), Tazewell (VA), Mercer, Mingo & Wyoming.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Peapatch ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tazewell Co. Airport (ICAO: KJFZ)   [Map]   JFZ   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Welch Muni.   [Map]   I25   ENE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Grundy Muni.   [Map]   GDY   W   18 miles [29 km]
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   NNE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Belcher Rgnl.    [Map]   57KY   WNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Mercer Co. Airport (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]   BLF   E   31 miles [49.9 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 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 Peapatch.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Peapatch. 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
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   NW   183 miles [294.5 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   NNE   191 miles [307.4 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NNW   196 miles [315.4 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl. (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   CVG   NW   198 miles [318.7 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   DAY   NW   223 miles [358.9 km]
Louisville Intl. (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]   SDF   WNW   224 miles [360.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   N   75 miles [120.7 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   ENE   85 miles [136.8 km]
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   NNW   85 miles [136.8 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld. (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   ROA   E   99 miles [159.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tazewell Co. Airport (ICAO: KJFZ)   [Map]   JFZ   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Welch Muni.   [Map]   I25   ENE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Grundy Muni.   [Map]   GDY   W   18 miles [29 km]
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   NNE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Belcher Rgnl.    [Map]   57KY   WNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Mercer Co. Airport (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]   BLF   E   31 miles [49.9 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.

Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
        Website for Morgantown Municipal 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
 
Tazewell Co. Airport   (ICAO: KJFZ)   [Map]
        Website for Tazewell County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [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
 
Mountain Empire Airport   (ICAO: KMKJ)   [Map]
        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
 
Virginia Highlands Airport   (ICAO: KVJI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lonesome Pine Airport   (ICAO: KLNP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northern Kentucky Intl.   (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]
        Website for Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dayton Intl.   (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]
        Website for Dayton International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Louisville Intl.   (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]
        Website for Louisville 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
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
        Website for Yeager 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
 
Tri-State Airport   (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]
        Website for Tri-State Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Peapatch.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Peapatch. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2843, Longitude: -81.7896     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Peapatch 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>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 Peapatch), 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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