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The location of Portersville









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Portersville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the east of Portersville. Charleston has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Huntington. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the west of Portersville and has a population of 47,100 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 starting from Portersville and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Ashland (KY)   [Map]   20,669   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Flatwoods (KY)   [Map]   7,177   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Grayson (KY)   [Map]   3,999   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Russell (KY)   [Map]   3,226   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Gallipolis (OH)   [Map]   3,432   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Ironton (OH)   [Map]   10,722   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
South Point (OH)   [Map]   3,874   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Barboursville   [Map]   4,217   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,542   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,561   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Point Pleasant   [Map]   4,153   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Ravenswood   [Map]   3,738   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Ripley   [Map]   3,231   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,493   E   22 miles [35.4 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Athalia (OH)   [Map]   361   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Proctorville (OH)   [Map]   550   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Alum Creek   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cove Gap   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Culloden   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hamlin   [Map]   1,072   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Milton   [Map]   2,612   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pea Ridge   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Scott Village   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Sod   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Teays Valley   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Teays Village   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Tornado   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Upland   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
West Hamlin   [Map]   736   SW   5 miles [8 km]

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

Lincoln County ...

Portersville is located in Lincoln County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lincoln County: Boone, Cabell, Kanawha, Logan, Mingo, Putnam & Wayne.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Portersville ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Lawrence County Airpark (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   WNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl. (FAA ID: GAS)   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   SSE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Ashland Rgnl.  (FAA ID: DWU)   [Map]   WNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Mason Co. Airport (ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 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 Portersville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Portersville. 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
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   NW   116 miles [186.7 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NNW   121 miles [194.7 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl.  (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   WNW   145 miles [233.4 km]
Morgantown Muni.  (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   NE   149 miles [239.8 km]
Dayton Intl.  (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   NW   155 miles [249.4 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   NNE   180 miles [289.7 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl.  (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   N   181 miles [291.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Lawrence County Airpark (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   WNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl. (FAA ID: GAS)   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   SSE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Ashland Rgnl.  (FAA ID: DWU)   [Map]   WNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Mason Co. Airport (ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Jackson Co. Airport (FAA ID: I18)   [Map]   NNE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Mingo Co. Airport (FAA ID: 4I0)   [Map]   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Big Sandy Rgnl.  (FAA ID: K22)   [Map]   SW   48 miles [77.2 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
  Website for Port Columbus International 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
 
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport   (ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lawrence County Airpark   (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mason Co. Airport   (ICAO: K3I2)   [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
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ohio University Airport   (ICAO: KUNI)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
  Website for Morgantown Municipal 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
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
  Website for Pittsburgh International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Akron - Canton Rgnl.   (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]
  Website for Akron - Canton Regional 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
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
  Website for Yeager 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
 

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About Lincoln County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lincoln County: www.co.lincoln.wv.us/

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 Portersville.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Portersville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3354, Longitude: -82.1304     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Portersville 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 Portersville), 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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