RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     
 

Sissonville, West Virginia

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Other WV
Communities

 
 
Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
West Virginia
 
The Commemorative Quarter for West Virginia

Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Sissonville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 12 miles [19 km] to the south of Sissonville. Charleston has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Huntington. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the west of Sissonville 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 and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Gallipolis (OH)   [Map]   3,432   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Barboursville   [Map]   4,217   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,542   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,801   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Milton   [Map]   2,612   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,561   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Parkersburg   [Map]   30,096   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Point Pleasant   [Map]   4,153   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Ravenswood   [Map]   3,738   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Ripley   [Map]   3,231   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,493   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,361   E   45 miles [72.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Aarons   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Airport Village   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bancroft   [Map]   600   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cicerone   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cross Lanes   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Elkview   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Jefferson   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kanawha City   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kentuck   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Liberty   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pinch   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Poca   [Map]   987   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Raymond City   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Rock Lake Village   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Winfield   [Map]   2,359   W   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Kanawha County ...

Sissonville is located in Kanawha County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Kanawha County: Boone, Clay, Fayette, Jackson, Lincoln, Nicholas, Putnam, Raleigh & Roane.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sissonville ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sissonville ...

Looking for more information about Sissonville? 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 Sissonville, 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 Sissonville.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Sissonville


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 Sissonville ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Jackson Co. Airport   [Map]   I18   NNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl.   [Map]   GAS   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Mason Co. Airport(ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]   3I2   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   ESE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Lawrence County Airpark(ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   HTW   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   SSW   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 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 Sissonville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sissonville. 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   119 miles [191.5 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NNW   121 miles [194.7 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   WNW   131 miles [210.8 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NNE   154 miles [247.8 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   N   165 miles [265.5 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   DAY   NW   167 miles [268.8 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl. (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   CVG   WNW   167 miles [268.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   WSW   51 miles [82.1 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   SSE   58 miles [93.3 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   SE   81 miles [130.4 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   NE   92 miles [148.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Jackson Co. Airport   [Map]   I18   NNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl.   [Map]   GAS   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Mason Co. Airport(ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]   3I2   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   ESE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Lawrence County Airpark(ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   HTW   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   SSW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   ENE   53 miles [85.3 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   ESE   56 miles [90.1 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
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
        Website for Greenbrier Valley Airport
        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
 
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport   (ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mason Co. Airport   (ICAO: K3I2)   [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
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.   (PKB/KPKB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ohio University Airport   (ICAO: KUNI)   [Map]
        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
 
Akron - Canton Rgnl.   (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]
        Website for Akron - Canton Regional 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
 
Northern Kentucky Intl.   (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]
        Website for Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky 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
 
Tri-State Airport   (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]
        Website for Tri-State 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of West Virginia

About Kanawha County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Kanawha County: www.kanawha.us/

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 Sissonville.

- Return to Citation

<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Sissonville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sissonville) 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 Sissonville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sissonville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sissonville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5281, Longitude: -81.6310     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sissonville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Sissonville), 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.

- Return to Citation



 
 
 

Community
Profile
Nearby
 
Census
 
Genealogy
Helper
Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Summarized
 
Misc
 
Other   WV
Communities
 
 
 

Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 
 

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2016
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 15 Sep 2018
By John Hall