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The location of Priestley









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Priestley ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 12 miles [19 km] to the northeast of Priestley. Charleston has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Huntington. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the west of Priestley and has a population of 47,100 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 Priestley and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Ashland (KY)   [Map]   20,669   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Russell (KY)   [Map]   3,226   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Gallipolis (OH)   [Map]   3,432   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Ironton (OH)   [Map]   10,722   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
South Point (OH)   [Map]   3,874   W   41 miles [66 km]
Barboursville   [Map]   4,217   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,542   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,561   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Point Pleasant   [Map]   4,153   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Ravenswood   [Map]   3,738   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Ripley   [Map]   3,231   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,493   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Alum Creek   [Map]   ---   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Ashford   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Brushton   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Dartmont   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Dodson Junction   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Emmons   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Grippe   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Horse Creek Junction   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Jefferson   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Julian   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rock Lake Village   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Saint Albans   [Map]   100   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Sod   [Map]   ---   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Tornado   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Woodville   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Lincoln County ...

Priestley 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 Priestley ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   ENE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Lawrence County Airpark (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   WNW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl. (FAA ID: GAS)   [Map]   NNW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Mingo Co. Airport (FAA ID: 4I0)   [Map]   SSW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Jackson Co. Airport (FAA ID: I18)   [Map]   N   46 miles [74 km]
Mason Co. Airport (ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]   NNW   47 miles [75.6 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 Priestley.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Priestley. 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
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NNW   132 miles [212.4 km]
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   NW   132 miles [212.4 km]
Morgantown Muni.  (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   NE   140 miles [225.3 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl.  (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   WNW   162 miles [260.7 km]
Dayton Intl.  (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   NW   170 miles [273.6 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   NNE   176 miles [283.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   ENE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   ESE   82 miles [132 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Lawrence County Airpark (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   WNW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl. (FAA ID: GAS)   [Map]   NNW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Mingo Co. Airport (FAA ID: 4I0)   [Map]   SSW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Jackson Co. Airport (FAA ID: I18)   [Map]   N   46 miles [74 km]
Mason Co. Airport (ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]   NNW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Kee Fld. (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   SSE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   E   52 miles [83.7 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.

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
 
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
  Website for North Central West Virginia Airport
  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
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [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
 
Northern Kentucky Intl.   (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]
  Website for Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky 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
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
  Website for Pittsburgh International 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
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
  Website for Raleigh County Memorial 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
 

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About Lincoln County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Priestley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2604, Longitude: -81.8368     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Priestley 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 Priestley), 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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