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Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Seth ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 16 miles [25 km] to the north of Seth. Charleston has a population of 49,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Huntington. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the northwest of Seth and has a population of 48,100 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Barboursville   [Map]   4,262   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,972   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,543   N   18 miles [29 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,852   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,469   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,604   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,865   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Milton   [Map]   2,614   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,686   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,544   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Ripley   [Map]   3,245   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Saint Albans   [Map]   10,553   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,859   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,434   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Williamson   [Map]   2,924   SW   46 miles [74 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Andrew   [Map]     W   5 miles [8 km]
Bloomingrose   [Map]     N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Comfort   [Map]     N   Less than 2 miles
Coopertown   [Map]     SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Eden   [Map]     N   Less than 2 miles
Fosterville   [Map]     SE   Less than 2 miles
Hopkins Fork   [Map]     SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Joes Creek   [Map]     E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Kirbyton   [Map]     S   Less than 2 miles
Milltown   [Map]     S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Nelson   [Map]     S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Orgas   [Map]     SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Peytona   [Map]     NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Racine   [Map]     NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Sharlow   [Map]     NW   Less than 2 miles

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

Boone County ...

Seth is located in Boone County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Boone County: Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Raleigh & Wyoming.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Seth ...

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.

Bloomingrose   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North of Seth   [Map]
Comfort   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Eden   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Fosterville   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Joes Creek   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Johns   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Keith   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Maxine   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Milltown   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Mount Hope   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Nelson   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Seth ...

Looking for more information about Seth? 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 Seth, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Seth.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Seth.

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    West Virginia Statewide Tourism
    Seth Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Seth


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 Seth ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   N   18 miles [29 km]
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   E   41 miles [66 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 Seth.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Seth. 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
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   NE   139 miles [223.7 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NNW   146 miles [235 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   NW   147 miles [236.6 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl. (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   CVG   WNW   176 miles [283.2 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NNE   180 miles [289.7 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   DAY   NW   186 miles [299.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   N   18 miles [29 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   WNW   53 miles [85.3 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   ESE   68 miles [109.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   E   41 miles [66 km]
Mingo Co. Airport   [Map]   4I0   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Welch Muni.   [Map]   I25   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Lawrence County Airpark(ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   HTW   WNW   51 miles [82.1 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   E   53 miles [85.3 km]
Jackson Co. Airport   [Map]   I18   N   57 miles [91.7 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.

Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
        Website for Morgantown Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
        Website for Port Columbus International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.   (ROA/KROA)   [Map]
        Website for Roanoke Regional Airport - Woodrum Field
        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
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lawrence County Airpark   (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northern Kentucky Intl.   (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]
        Website for Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport
        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
 
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
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
        Website for Raleigh County Memorial 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
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
        Website for Greenbrier Valley Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: 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 Seth.

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Seth. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Seth

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Seth. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1131, Longitude: -81.6216     [Map].

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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 Seth), 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 Seth.