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The location of Runkle

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Runkle ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the south of where Runkle would have been located. Charleston has a population of 49,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Parkersburg. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the northeast of Runkle and has a population of 30,600 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 Runkle and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Athens (OH)   [Map]   25,341   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Belpre (OH)   [Map]   6,461   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Jackson (OH)   [Map]   6,320   W   46 miles [74 km]
Logan (OH)   [Map]   7,085   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Marietta (OH)   [Map]   13,650   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Nelsonville (OH)   [Map]   5,299   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Wellston (OH)   [Map]   5,554   W   41 miles [66 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,543   S   46 miles [74 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,604   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,686   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Point Pleasant   [Map]   4,237   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Ravenswood   [Map]   3,825   S   5 miles [8 km]
Saint Albans   [Map]   10,553   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,859   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Vienna   [Map]   10,459   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bashan (OH)   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Coolville (OH)   [Map]   492   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Keno (OH)   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Middleport (OH)   [Map]   2,465   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pomeroy (OH)   [Map]   1,814   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Racine (OH)   [Map]   658   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Syracuse (OH)   [Map]   817   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Thomas Village (OH)   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Flatwoods   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hartford City   [Map]   592   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lubeck   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mason   [Map]   933   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
New Haven   [Map]   1,514   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Odaville   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Pleasant View   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Jackson County ...

Runkle would have been located within present day Jackson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jackson County: Meigs (OH), Kanawha, Mason, Putnam, Roane, Wirt & Wood.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Runkle ...

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.

Bald Knobs (OH)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West of Runkle   [Map]
Lone Cedar   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Long Bottom (OH)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Neptune   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Polk   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Pond Creek   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Ravenswood   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Shade River (OH)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Skull Run   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Spiller (OH)   -   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 Runkle.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Jackson Co. Airport   [Map]   I18   SSW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Mason Co. Airport(ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]   3I2   WSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl.   [Map]   GAS   WSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.(PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   PKB   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Ohio University Airport(ICAO: KUNI)   [Map]   UNI   WNW   27 miles [43.5 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 Runkle.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Runkle. 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   NW   89 miles [143.2 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   ENE   107 miles [172.2 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   WNW   111 miles [178.6 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NE   129 miles [207.6 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   N   131 miles [210.8 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   DAY   WNW   143 miles [230.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   SSE   46 miles [74 km]
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   SW   62 miles [99.8 km]
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport(ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]   LCK   NW   81 miles [130.4 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   ENE   84 miles [135.2 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   SSE   93 miles [149.7 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   SE   110 miles [177 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Jackson Co. Airport   [Map]   I18   SSW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Mason Co. Airport(ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]   3I2   WSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl.   [Map]   GAS   WSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.(PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   PKB   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Ohio University Airport(ICAO: KUNI)   [Map]   UNI   WNW   27 miles [43.5 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.

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
 
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
 
Mason Co. Airport   (ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.   (PKB/KPKB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ohio University Airport   (ICAO: KUNI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [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
 
Akron - Canton Rgnl.   (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]
        Website for Akron - Canton Regional 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
 
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport   (ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]
        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
 

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Runkle.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Runkle. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0356, Longitude: -81.7749     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Runkle 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 Runkle), 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 Runkle.