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The location of Pondco









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Pondco ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the north of Pondco. Charleston has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Beckley. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the east of Pondco and has a population of 16,400 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 you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Bluefield (VA)   [Map]   4,714   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Barboursville   [Map]   4,217   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Bluefield   [Map]   9,869   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,448   E   46 miles [74 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,542   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,801   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Milton   [Map]   2,612   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,561   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Princeton   [Map]   5,822   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,493   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Williamson   [Map]   2,796   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Winfield   [Map]   2,359   N   44 miles [70.8 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirDistance
Bald Knob   [Map]     SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Bandytown   [Map]     NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Barrett   [Map]     SE   Less than 2 miles
Bigson   [Map]     NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Bim   [Map]     NW   Less than 2 miles
Bob White   [Map]     NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cazy   [Map]     NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Greenwood   [Map]     SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Kohlsaat   [Map]     NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Marnie   [Map]     N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Rocklick   [Map]     SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Stark   [Map]     W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Twilight   [Map]     NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Van   [Map]     N   5 miles [8 km]
West Junction   [Map]     NW   5 miles [8 km]

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

Boone County ...

Pondco is located in Boone County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Boone County: Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Raleigh & Wyoming.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Pondco ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   WSW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kee Fld. (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   SSE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   ESE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Welch Muni. (FAA ID: I25)   [Map]   SSE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Mingo Co. Airport (FAA ID: 4I0)   [Map]   WSW   35 miles [56.3 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 Pondco.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pondco. 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]   NE   153 miles [246.2 km]
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   NW   155 miles [249.4 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NNW   159 miles [255.9 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl.  (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   WNW   180 miles [289.7 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   NNE   194 miles [312.2 km]
Dayton Intl.  (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   NW   194 miles [312.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   ESE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   NW   57 miles [91.7 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   E   69 miles [111 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   WSW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kee Fld. (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   SSE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Welch Muni. (FAA ID: I25)   [Map]   SSE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Mingo Co. Airport (FAA ID: 4I0)   [Map]   WSW   35 miles [56.3 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
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [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
 
Lawrence County Airpark   (ICAO: KHTW)   [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
 
Tri-State Airport   (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]
  Website for Tri-State 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Boone County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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- Pondco) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Pondco. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pondco

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pondco. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8994, Longitude: -81.6725     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pondco 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 Pondco), 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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