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Pineville, West Virginia

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The location of Pineville

Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Pineville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Beckley. It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the northeast of Pineville. Beckley has a population of 16,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bluefield. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the southeast of Pineville and has a population of 9,900 people.

For comparison, Pineville has a population of 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 and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Bluefield (VA)   [Map]   4,714   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Narrows (VA)   [Map]   1,960   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Pearisburg (VA)   [Map]   2,661   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Richlands (VA)   [Map]   5,325   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Saltville (VA)   [Map]   1,942   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Tazewell (VA)   [Map]   4,240   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Wytheville (VA)   [Map]   7,998   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,448   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,801   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Montgomery   [Map]   1,549   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Princeton   [Map]   5,822   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Welch   [Map]   1,740   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Williamson   [Map]   2,796   W   40 miles [64.4 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Baileysville   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Big Sandy   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bud   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Clear Fork   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Davy   [Map]   356   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Eastgulf   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Helen   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Keystone   [Map]   235   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kimball   [Map]   162   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mullens   [Map]   1,369   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mullensville   [Map]   ---   W   Less than 2 miles
Northfork   [Map]   356   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Oceana   [Map]   1,245   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Rhodell   [Map]   162   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Uno   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Wyoming County ...

Pineville is located in Wyoming County and is the County Seat.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Wyoming County: Boone, Logan, McDowell, Mercer, Mingo & Raleigh.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Pineville ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pineville ...

Looking for more information about Pineville? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Pineville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Pineville.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    West Virginia Statewide Tourism
    Pineville Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Pineville

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 Pineville ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Kee Fld. (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   NW   Less than 2 miles
Welch Muni. (FAA ID: I25)   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mercer Co. Airport  (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   NW   28 miles [45.1 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 Pineville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pineville. 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   166 miles [267.2 km]
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   NW   176 miles [283.2 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NNW   181 miles [291.3 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl.  (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   WNW   197 miles [317 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   NNE   212 miles [341.2 km]
Dayton Intl.  (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   NW   215 miles [346 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   N   54 miles [86.9 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   ENE   64 miles [103 km]
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   NW   77 miles [123.9 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.  (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   ESE   87 miles [140 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Kee Fld. (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   NW   Less than 2 miles
Welch Muni. (FAA ID: I25)   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mercer Co. Airport  (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   NW   28 miles [45.1 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
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
  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
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [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
Tazewell Co. Airport   (ICAO: KJFZ)   [Map]
  Website for Tazewell County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Mountain Empire Airport   (ICAO: KMKJ)   [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
New River Valley Airport   (ICAO: KPSK)   [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
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
  Website for Pittsburgh International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Dayton Intl.   (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]
  Website for Dayton 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
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
  Website for Yeager 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
Tri-State Airport   (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]
  Website for Tri-State Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Wyoming County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia:

Footnotes ...

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

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pineville) 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 Pineville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pineville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pineville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5841, Longitude: -81.5349     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pineville 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 Pineville), 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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