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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Romont ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the west of Romont. Charleston has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Beckley. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the south of Romont and has a population of 16,400 people.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Eleanor   [Map]   1,598   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,448   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,907   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,801   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Montgomery   [Map]   1,549   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,561   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Richwood   [Map]   1,906   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Ronceverte   [Map]   1,717   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,493   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Spencer   [Map]   2,111   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,361   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Winfield   [Map]   2,359   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Ansted   [Map]   1,353   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Beckwith   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Beech Glen   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cannelton   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Clifftop   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gauley Bridge   [Map]   570   W   5 miles [8 km]
Glasgow   [Map]   860   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Handley   [Map]   325   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hilton Village   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hollygrove   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
McDunn   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Powellton   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pratt   [Map]   575   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Smithers   [Map]   754   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Thurmond   [Map]   5   S   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Fayette County ...

Romont 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 Romont ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   ENE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   WNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   NNE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   ESE   44 miles [70.8 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 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 Romont.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Romont. 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   119 miles [191.5 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NW   157 miles [252.7 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NNE   166 miles [267.2 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   WNW   168 miles [270.4 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   N   189 miles [304.2 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl. (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   CVG   WNW   201 miles [323.5 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   ENE   203 miles [326.7 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   DAY   NW   204 miles [328.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   WNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   ESE   44 miles [70.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   ENE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   NNE   42 miles [67.6 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
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
        Website for Port Columbus International 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
 
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.   (ROA/KROA)   [Map]
        Website for Roanoke Regional Airport - Woodrum Field
        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
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]
        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
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Akron - Canton Rgnl.   (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]
        Website for Akron - Canton Regional Airport
        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
 
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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Romont. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1815, Longitude: -81.1040     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Romont 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 Romont), 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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