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The location of Sandy Summit









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Sandy Summit.

This page contains six sections:

Around Sandy Summit ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the south of Sandy Summit. Charleston has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Parkersburg. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the north of Sandy Summit and has a population of 30,100 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 as if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Athens (OH)   [Map]   25,214   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Belpre (OH)   [Map]   6,406   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Gallipolis (OH)   [Map]   3,432   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Marietta (OH)   [Map]   13,673   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Middleport (OH)   [Map]   2,446   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,542   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Milton   [Map]   2,612   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,561   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Point Pleasant   [Map]   4,153   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Ravenswood   [Map]   3,738   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ripley   [Map]   3,231   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,493   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Vienna   [Map]   10,370   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Williamstown   [Map]   2,906   N   34 miles [54.7 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Burning Springs   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cicerone   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Elizabeth   [Map]   827   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Flatwoods   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Flint Town   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Freeport   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Greencastle   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Kentuck   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mineral Acres   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Odaville   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Peewee   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Reedy   [Map]   165   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Sherman   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Slate   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Spencer   [Map]   2,111   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Roane County ...

Sandy Summit is located in Roane County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Roane County: Calhoun, Clay, Jackson, Kanawha & Wirt.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sandy Summit ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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


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 Sandy Summit ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Jackson Co. Airport (FAA ID: I18)   [Map]   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl. (PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Mason Co. Airport (ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl. (FAA ID: GAS)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Ohio University Airport (ICAO: KUNI)   [Map]   WNW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Braxton Co. Airport (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   ESE   48 miles [77.2 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 Sandy Summit.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sandy Summit. 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]   ENE   99 miles [159.3 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NW   105 miles [169 km]
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   WNW   127 miles [204.4 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   NNE   129 miles [207.6 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl.  (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   N   139 miles [223.7 km]
Dayton Intl.  (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   WNW   160 miles [257.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   WSW   67 miles [107.8 km]
North Central WV Airport  (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   ENE   73 miles [117.5 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   SSE   79 miles [127.1 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   SE   93 miles [149.7 km]
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport (ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]   NW   98 miles [157.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Jackson Co. Airport (FAA ID: I18)   [Map]   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl. (PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Mason Co. Airport (ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl. (FAA ID: GAS)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Ohio University Airport (ICAO: KUNI)   [Map]   WNW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Braxton Co. Airport (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   ESE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Morgan Co. Airport (FAA ID: I71)   [Map]   NNW   54 miles [86.9 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
 
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
 
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.   (PKB/KPKB)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mason Co. Airport   (ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ohio University Airport   (ICAO: KUNI)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [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
 
Akron - Canton Rgnl.   (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]
  Website for Akron - Canton Regional 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
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
  Website for Yeager 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
 
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
  Website for North Central West Virginia 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 ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Roane County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sandy Summit. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8993, Longitude: -81.5076     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sandy Summit 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 Sandy Summit), 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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