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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Rock Lake Village.

This page contains six sections:

Around Rock Lake Village ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It lies just east of Rock Lake Village. Charleston has a population of 49,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Huntington. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the west of Rock Lake Village and has a population of 48,100 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Ashland (KY)   [Map]   21,038   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Gallipolis (OH)   [Map]   3,462   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
South Point (OH)   [Map]   3,938   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Barboursville   [Map]   4,262   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,972   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,543   N   Less than 2 miles
Hurricane   [Map]   6,604   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,686   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,544   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Point Pleasant   [Map]   4,237   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Ravenswood   [Map]   3,825   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Ripley   [Map]   3,245   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Saint Albans   [Map]   10,553   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,859   E   Less than 2 miles
Summersville   [Map]   3,434   E   48 miles [77.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Airport Village   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Alum Creek   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Ashford   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cross Lanes   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Dartmont   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Dupont City   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Emmons   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Grippe   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Jefferson   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Kanawha City   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Malden   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Marmet   [Map]   1,429   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Poca   [Map]   989   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Raymond City   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Tornado   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]

For more communities neighboring Rock Lake Village, please visit our County-by-County Page for Rock Lake Village.

Kanawha County ...

Rock Lake Village is located in Kanawha County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Kanawha County: Boone, Clay, Fayette, Jackson, Lincoln, Nicholas, Putnam, Raleigh & Roane.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rock Lake Village ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Cross Lanes   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest of Rock Lake Village   [Map]
Elk   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Forks of Coal   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Green Valley   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Institute   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Ivydale   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Lincoln Park   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Lone Oak Park   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Mound (Historic)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Nitro   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
River Bend   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Strawberry Heights   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Sun Valley   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Tornado   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Virginia Heights   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Rock Lake Village.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Rock Lake Village. 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 Rock Lake Village. 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 Rock Lake Village ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Rock Lake Village.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   ENE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   SSW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl.   [Map]   GAS   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Jackson Co. Airport   [Map]   I18   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Lawrence County Airpark(ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   HTW   W   41 miles [66 km]
Mason Co. Airport(ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]   3I2   NNW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   E   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 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 Rock Lake Village.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rock Lake Village. 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
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NNW   129 miles [207.6 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   NE   132 miles [212.4 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   NW   133 miles [214 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl. (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   CVG   WNW   164 miles [263.9 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NNE   168 miles [270.4 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   DAY   NW   170 miles [273.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   ENE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   SE   51 miles [82.1 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   ESE   80 miles [128.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   SSW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl.   [Map]   GAS   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Jackson Co. Airport   [Map]   I18   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Lawrence County Airpark(ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   HTW   W   41 miles [66 km]
Mason Co. Airport(ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]   3I2   NNW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   S   52 miles [83.7 km]
Mingo Co. Airport   [Map]   4I0   SSW   53 miles [85.3 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.

Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
        Website for Port Columbus International Airport
        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
 
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
        Website for North Central West Virginia 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
 
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport   (ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lawrence County Airpark   (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mason Co. Airport   (ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [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
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
        Website for Pittsburgh 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
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
        Website for Yeager 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
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
        Website for Raleigh County Memorial 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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Kanawha County: www.kanawha.us/

The official website for State of West Virginia: 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 Rock Lake Village.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rock Lake Village. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3473, Longitude: -81.7410     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rock Lake Village 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 Rock Lake Village), 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Rock Lake Village.