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The location of Rock View

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Rock View ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the north of Rock View. Charleston has a population of 49,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Beckley. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the northeast of Rock View and has a population of 17,000 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 from Rock View and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bluefield (VA)   [Map]   4,968   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Narrows (VA)   [Map]   1,971   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Pearisburg (VA)   [Map]   2,699   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Richlands (VA)   [Map]   5,428   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Tazewell (VA)   [Map]   4,365   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Bluefield   [Map]   10,191   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,852   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,469   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Logan   [Map]   1,600   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,865   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Montgomery   [Map]   1,577   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,544   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Princeton   [Map]   5,962   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Welch   [Map]   1,816   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Williamson   [Map]   2,924   W   40 miles [64.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Baileysville   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Big Sandy   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Clear Fork   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cub City   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Davy   [Map]   372   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Eastgulf   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fairdale   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Helen   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kimball   [Map]   173   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mullens   [Map]   1,439   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mullensville   [Map]   ---   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Oceana   [Map]   1,280   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pineville   [Map]   619   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Rhodell   [Map]   167   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Uno   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Wyoming County ...

Rock View is located in Wyoming County.

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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rock View ...

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.

Edith   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest of Rock View   [Map]
Fanny   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Glen Fork   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Glover   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hatcher   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Jesse   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Joe Branch   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Keyrock   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Newfound   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Ravencliff   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Turkey   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Wyoming   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   SW   Less than 2 miles
Welch Muni.   [Map]   I25   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Mercer Co. Airport (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]   BLF   SE   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 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 View.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rock View. 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
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   NNE   164 miles [263.9 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   NW   174 miles [280 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NNW   179 miles [288.1 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl. (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   CVG   WNW   196 miles [315.4 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NNE   210 miles [338 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   DAY   NW   213 miles [342.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   N   52 miles [83.7 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   ENE   64 miles [103 km]
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   NW   75 miles [120.7 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld. (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   ROA   ESE   88 miles [141.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   SW   Less than 2 miles
Welch Muni.   [Map]   I25   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Mercer Co. Airport (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]   BLF   SE   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       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
        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
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mercer Co. Airport   (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]
        Website for Mercer County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tazewell Co. Airport   (ICAO: KJFZ)   [Map]
        Website for Tazewell County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mountain Empire Airport   (ICAO: KMKJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
        Website for Port Columbus International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [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
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
        Website for Raleigh County Memorial 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
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
        Website for Greenbrier Valley 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
 

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

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 View.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rock View. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6179, Longitude: -81.5390     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rock View 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 View), 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 View.