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The location of Rocklick









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Rocklick ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the northwest of Rocklick. Charleston has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Beckley. It is located about 14 miles [22 km] to the south of Rocklick and has a population of 16,400 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 Rocklick and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Narrows (VA)   [Map]   1,960   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Pearisburg (VA)   [Map]   2,661   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Bluefield   [Map]   9,869   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,448   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,907   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,801   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,561   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Princeton   [Map]   5,822   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Richwood   [Map]   1,906   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,493   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,361   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
White Sulphur Springs   [Map]   2,420   E   45 miles [72.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Ansted   [Map]   1,353   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Beckwith   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bradley   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Clifftop   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Clifftop   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Concho   [Map]   ---   SE   Less than 2 miles
Harvey   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hilton Village   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
McDunn   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mount Hope   [Map]   1,310   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pax   [Map]   157   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Piney View   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Prosperity   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Stanaford   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Thurmond   [Map]   5   SE   Less than 2 miles

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

Fayette County ...

Rocklick is located in Fayette County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Fayette County: Greenbrier, Kanawha, Nicholas, Raleigh & Summers.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rocklick ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Richwood Muni. (FAA ID: 3I4)   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Kee Fld. (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   ESE   39 miles [62.8 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 Rocklick.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rocklick. 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]   NNE   131 miles [210.8 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NW   169 miles [272 km]
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   NW   176 miles [283.2 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   NNE   179 miles [288.1 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl.  (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   N   203 miles [326.7 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl.  (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   WNW   206 miles [331.5 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ENE   208 miles [334.7 km]
Richmond Intl.  (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   E   209 miles [336.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   ESE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.  (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   SE   76 miles [122.3 km]
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   WNW   83 miles [133.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Richwood Muni. (FAA ID: 3I4)   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Kee Fld. (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Welch Muni. (FAA ID: I25)   [Map]   SSW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Mercer Co. Airport  (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Braxton Co. Airport (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   NNE   54 miles [86.9 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
 
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
 
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.   (ROA/KROA)   [Map]
  Website for Roanoke Regional Airport - Woodrum Field
  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
 
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
  Website for North Central West Virginia Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [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
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
  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
 
Northern Kentucky Intl.   (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]
  Website for Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Richmond Intl.   (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]
  Website for Richmond 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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rocklick. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9812, Longitude: -81.1023     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rocklick 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 Rocklick), 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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