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The location of Sandstone









Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Sandstone ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Blacksburg (VA). It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the southeast of Sandstone. Blacksburg (VA) has a population of 44,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Radford (VA). It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the south of Sandstone and has a population of 17,700 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 and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Bluefield (VA)   [Map]   4,714   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Covington (VA)   [Map]   5,531   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Dublin (VA)   [Map]   2,649   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Narrows (VA)   [Map]   1,960   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Pearisburg (VA)   [Map]   2,661   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Pulaski (VA)   [Map]   8,764   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bluefield   [Map]   9,869   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,448   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,907   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Princeton   [Map]   5,822   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,361   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
White Sulphur Springs   [Map]   2,420   E   32 miles [51.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Alderson   [Map]   1,155   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Beaver   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bellepoint   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bellwood   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Clifftop   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Daniels   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Forest Hill   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jumping Branch   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Meadow Bridge   [Map]   352   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Piney View   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Rainelle   [Map]   1,482   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Shady Spring   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Spring Dale   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Stanaford   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Vale   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Summers County ...

Sandstone is located in Summers County.

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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sandstone ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sandstone ...

Looking for more information about Sandstone? 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 Sandstone, 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 Sandstone.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Sandstone


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 Sandstone ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   ENE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Richwood Muni. (FAA ID: 3I4)   [Map]   NNE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Mercer Co. Airport  (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]   SSW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Kee Fld. (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   WSW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Welch Muni. (FAA ID: I25)   [Map]   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
New River Valley Airport (ICAO: KPSK)   [Map]   SSE   45 miles [72.4 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 Sandstone.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sandstone. 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   139 miles [223.7 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NW   187 miles [300.9 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   N   191 miles [307.4 km]
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   NW   193 miles [310.6 km]
Richmond Intl.  (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   E   196 miles [315.4 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ENE   202 miles [325.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   ENE   27 miles [43.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Richwood Muni. (FAA ID: 3I4)   [Map]   NNE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Mercer Co. Airport  (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]   SSW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Kee Fld. (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   WSW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Welch Muni. (FAA ID: I25)   [Map]   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
New River Valley Airport (ICAO: KPSK)   [Map]   SSE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Virginia Tech. Exec. (BCB/KBCB)   [Map]   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
New Castle Intl. (FAA ID: VA85)   [Map]   ESE   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.

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
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]
  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
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [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
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
New River Valley Airport   (ICAO: KPSK)   [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
 
Virginia Tech. Exec.   (BCB/KBCB)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ingalls Fld.   (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
  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
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
  Website for Greenbrier Valley Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
  Website for Yeager 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within West Virginia

About Summers County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 from Point A (ie- Sandstone) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sandstone. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7710, Longitude: -80.8915     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sandstone 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 Sandstone), 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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