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Salt Rock, West Virginia

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The location of Salt Rock

Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Salt Rock ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the east of Salt Rock. Charleston has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Huntington. It is located about 13 miles [20 km] to the northwest of Salt Rock and has a population of 47,100 people.

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

Community   2017
Ashland (KY)   [Map]   20,669   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Flatwoods (KY)   [Map]   7,177   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Grayson (KY)   [Map]   3,999   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Paintsville (KY)   [Map]   4,082   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Gallipolis (OH)   [Map]   3,432   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Ironton (OH)   [Map]   10,722   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Portsmouth (OH)   [Map]   20,443   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
South Point (OH)   [Map]   3,874   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Barboursville   [Map]   4,217   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,542   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,561   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Point Pleasant   [Map]   4,153   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Ravenswood   [Map]   3,738   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,493   E   27 miles [43.5 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Athalia (OH)   [Map]   361   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Chesapeake (OH)   [Map]   714   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Proctorville (OH)   [Map]   550   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Armilda   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Buffalo Creek   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Centerville   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cove Gap   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Culloden   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hamlin   [Map]   1,072   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Milton   [Map]   2,612   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pea Ridge   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Teays Village   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Wayne   [Map]   1,408   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
West Hamlin   [Map]   736   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Wewanta   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Cabell County ...

Salt Rock is located in Cabell County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Cabell County: Gallia (OH), Lawrence (OH), Lincoln, Mason, Putnam & Wayne.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Salt Rock ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Salt Rock ...

Looking for more information about Salt Rock? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Salt Rock, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Salt Rock.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    West Virginia Statewide Tourism
    Salt Rock Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Salt Rock

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 Salt Rock ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Lawrence County Airpark (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   WNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
Ashland Rgnl.  (FAA ID: DWU)   [Map]   WNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl. (FAA ID: GAS)   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   SSE   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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Salt Rock.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Salt Rock. 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
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   NW   113 miles [181.9 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NNW   121 miles [194.7 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl.  (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   WNW   141 miles [226.9 km]
Dayton Intl.  (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   NW   152 miles [244.6 km]
Morgantown Muni.  (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   NE   153 miles [246.2 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   NNE   183 miles [294.5 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl.  (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   NNE   183 miles [294.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   ESE   70 miles [112.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Lawrence County Airpark (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   WNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ashland Rgnl.  (FAA ID: DWU)   [Map]   WNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl. (FAA ID: GAS)   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   SSE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Mason Co. Airport (ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]   N   41 miles [66 km]
Mingo Co. Airport (FAA ID: 4I0)   [Map]   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Big Sandy Rgnl.  (FAA ID: K22)   [Map]   SSW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Jackson Co. Airport (FAA ID: I18)   [Map]   NNE   47 miles [75.6 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.

Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
  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
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport   (ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lawrence County Airpark   (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Mason Co. Airport   (ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]
  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
Dayton Intl.   (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]
  Website for Dayton International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
  Website for Morgantown Municipal Airport
  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
Tri-State Airport   (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]
  Website for Tri-State Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
  Website for Yeager 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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Cabell County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cabell County:

The official website for State of West Virginia:

Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Salt Rock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3231, Longitude: -82.2210     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Salt Rock 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 Salt Rock), 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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