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The location of Scarlet









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Scarlet ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the northeast of Scarlet. Charleston has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Huntington. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the north of Scarlet and has a population of 47,100 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 from Scarlet and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Louisa (KY)   [Map]   2,412   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Paintsville (KY)   [Map]   4,082   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Pikeville (KY)   [Map]   6,685   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Prestonsburg (KY)   [Map]   3,438   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
South Point (OH)   [Map]   3,874   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Richlands (VA)   [Map]   5,325   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Barboursville   [Map]   4,217   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,542   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Kenova   [Map]   3,007   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,801   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Milton   [Map]   2,612   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,561   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,493   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Williamson   [Map]   2,796   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
South Williamson (KY)   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Chattaroy   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Delbarton   [Map]   514   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Hedgeview   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Holden   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Logan   [Map]   1,539   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Matewan   [Map]   442   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Musick   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Omar   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pie   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Red Jacket   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Switzer   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Thompson Town   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Troy Town   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
West Logan   [Map]   372   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Mingo County ...

Scarlet is located in Mingo County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Mingo County: Martin (KY), Pike (KY), Buchanan (VA), Lincoln, Logan, McDowell, Wayne & Wyoming.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Scarlet ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Mingo Co. Airport (FAA ID: 4I0)   [Map]   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   ENE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Big Sandy Rgnl.  (FAA ID: K22)   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Pike Co. Airport  (FAA ID: PBX)   [Map]   WSW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Belcher Rgnl.  (FAA ID: 57KY)   [Map]   SSW   29 miles [46.7 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 Scarlet.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Scarlet. 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   144 miles [231.7 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NNW   158 miles [254.3 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl.  (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   NW   162 miles [260.7 km]
Morgantown Muni.  (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   NE   176 miles [283.2 km]
Dayton Intl.  (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   NW   184 miles [296.1 km]
Louisville Intl.  (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]   W   197 miles [317 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   NNW   46 miles [74 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   NE   51 miles [82.1 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   E   55 miles [88.5 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   E   95 miles [152.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Mingo Co. Airport (FAA ID: 4I0)   [Map]   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   ENE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Big Sandy Rgnl.  (FAA ID: K22)   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Pike Co. Airport  (FAA ID: PBX)   [Map]   WSW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Belcher Rgnl.  (FAA ID: 57KY)   [Map]   SSW   29 miles [46.7 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
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lawrence County Airpark   (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tazewell Co. Airport   (ICAO: KJFZ)   [Map]
  Website for Tazewell County Airport
  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
 
Mercer Co. Airport   (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]
  Website for Mercer County 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
 
Dayton Intl.   (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]
  Website for Dayton International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Louisville Intl.   (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]
  Website for Louisville International 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
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
  Website for Greenbrier Valley Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in West Virginia

About Mingo County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Scarlet) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scarlet. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7759, Longitude: -82.1471     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Scarlet 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 Scarlet), 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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