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The location of Roxalia

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Roxalia ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Roanoke (VA). It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the southeast of Roxalia. Roanoke (VA) has a population of 99,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Blacksburg (VA). It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the south of Roxalia and has a population of 45,000 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 Roxalia and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bedford (VA)   [Map]   6,615   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Christiansburg (VA)   [Map]   22,088   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Clifton Forge (VA)   [Map]   3,715   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Covington (VA)   [Map]   5,518   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Dublin (VA)   [Map]   2,683   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Lexington (VA)   [Map]   7,045   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Pearisburg (VA)   [Map]   2,699   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Pulaski (VA)   [Map]   8,837   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Radford (VA)   [Map]   17,483   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Rocky Mount (VA)   [Map]   4,798   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Salem (VA)   [Map]   25,549   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Vinton (VA)   [Map]   8,185   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,972   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,921   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Princeton   [Map]   5,962   W   43 miles [69.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Abbott (VA)   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mount Tabor Village (VA)   [Map]   ---   S   23 miles [37 km]
New Castle (VA)   [Map]   150   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Alderson   [Map]   1,173   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Anthony   [Map]   ---   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Clendenenville   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fairlea   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fort Spring   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Frankford   [Map]   ---   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Frazier   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hollywood   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Richlands   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ronceverte   [Map]   1,736   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Union   [Map]   552   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
White Sulphur Springs   [Map]   2,420   N   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Monroe County ...

Roxalia is located in Monroe County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Monroe County: Alleghany (VA), Craig (VA), Giles (VA), Greenbrier & Summers.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Roxalia ...

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.

Centennial   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast of Roxalia   [Map]
Craig Springs (VA)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Crimson Springs   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Gap Mills   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Gates   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Gunn (VA)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Iron Hill Springs (VA)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Monitor   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Organ Cave   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Paint Bank (VA)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Pickaway   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Potts Creek (VA)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Secondcreek   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Sweet Springs   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
New Castle Intl.   [Map]   VA85   ESE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Virginia Tech. Exec.(BCB/KBCB)   [Map]   BCB   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld. (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   ROA   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
New River Valley Airport(ICAO: KPSK)   [Map]   PSK   SSW   36 miles [57.9 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 Roxalia.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Roxalia. 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   N   142 miles [228.5 km]
Richmond Intl. (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   RIC   E   166 miles [267.2 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   ENE   182 miles [292.9 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   N   199 miles [320.3 km]
Newport News Intl. (PHF/KPHF)   [Map]   PHF   E   214 miles [344.4 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NW   214 miles [344.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld. (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   ROA   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   WNW   44 miles [70.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
New Castle Intl.   [Map]   VA85   ESE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Virginia Tech. Exec.(BCB/KBCB)   [Map]   BCB   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
New River Valley Airport(ICAO: KPSK)   [Map]   PSK   SSW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Ingalls Fld.(ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   HSP   NE   37 miles [59.5 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
 
Richmond Intl.   (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]
        Website for Richmond 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
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
        Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Charlottesville Airport   (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]
        Website for Charlottesville - Albemarle Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Virginia Tech. Exec.   (BCB/KBCB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
New River Valley Airport   (ICAO: KPSK)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ingalls Fld.   (ICAO: KHSP)   [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
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [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
 
Newport News Intl.   (PHF/KPHF)   [Map]
        Website for Newport News / Williamsburg International 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
 
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.   (ROA/KROA)   [Map]
        Website for Roanoke Regional Airport - Woodrum Field
        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
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]
        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 Roxalia. 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 Roxalia.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roxalia. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6023, Longitude: -80.3498     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Roxalia 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 Roxalia), 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 Roxalia.