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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Sharon Heights.

This page contains six sections:

Around Sharon Heights ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Beckley. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the east of Sharon Heights. Beckley has a population of 16,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is South Charleston. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the north of Sharon Heights and has a population of 12,500 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 Sharon Heights and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Jenkins (KY)   [Map]   2,011   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Louisa (KY)   [Map]   2,412   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Paintsville (KY)   [Map]   4,082   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Pikeville (KY)   [Map]   6,685   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Prestonsburg (KY)   [Map]   3,438   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Bluefield (VA)   [Map]   4,714   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Richlands (VA)   [Map]   5,325   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Tazewell (VA)   [Map]   4,240   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Bluefield   [Map]   9,869   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,801   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Montgomery   [Map]   1,549   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Princeton   [Map]   5,822   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Welch   [Map]   1,740   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Williamson   [Map]   2,796   W   18 miles [29 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Majestic (KY)   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Stopover (KY)   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Baisden   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cub City   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Gilbert Creek   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Gilbert   [Map]   403   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Mallory   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Man   [Map]   664   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Mineral City   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Musick   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Omar   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pie   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Uno   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Wharncliffe   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Wyoming City   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Mingo County ...

Sharon Heights 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 Sharon Heights ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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


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 Sharon Heights ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mingo Co. Airport   [Map]   4I0   WNW   18 miles [29 km]
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Welch Muni.   [Map]   I25   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Belcher Rgnl.    [Map]   57KY   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Grundy Muni.   [Map]   GDY   SSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Pike Co. Airport    [Map]   PBX   W   34 miles [54.7 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 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 Sharon Heights.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sharon Heights. 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
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   NW   159 miles [255.9 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NNW   170 miles [273.6 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   NE   176 miles [283.2 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl. (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   CVG   NW   177 miles [284.9 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   DAY   NW   198 miles [318.7 km]
Louisville Intl. (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]   SDF   WNW   210 miles [338 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   ENE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   NNE   54 miles [86.9 km]
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   NNW   60 miles [96.6 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   E   85 miles [136.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mingo Co. Airport   [Map]   4I0   WNW   18 miles [29 km]
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Welch Muni.   [Map]   I25   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Belcher Rgnl.    [Map]   57KY   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Grundy Muni.   [Map]   GDY   SSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Pike Co. Airport    [Map]   PBX   W   34 miles [54.7 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       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
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tazewell Co. Airport   (ICAO: KJFZ)   [Map]
        Website for Tazewell County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
        Website for Morgantown Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mercer Co. Airport   (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]
        Website for Mercer County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lonesome Pine Airport   (ICAO: KLNP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mountain Empire Airport   (ICAO: KMKJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lawrence County Airpark   (ICAO: KHTW)   [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
 
Dayton Intl.   (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]
        Website for Dayton International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Louisville Intl.   (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]
        Website for Louisville International 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
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
        Website for Yeager 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 Sharon Heights. 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 Sharon Heights.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sharon Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6379, Longitude: -81.9371     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sharon Heights 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>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 Sharon Heights), 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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