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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Slaty Fork.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Slaty Fork ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Elkins. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the north of Slaty Fork. Elkins has a population of 7,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Covington (VA). It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the south of Slaty Fork and has a population of 5,500 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 if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Clifton Forge (VA)   [Map]   3,565   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Craigsville (VA)   [Map]   927   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Belington   [Map]   1,864   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Gassaway   [Map]   873   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,907   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Marlinton   [Map]   994   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rainelle   [Map]   1,482   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Richwood   [Map]   1,906   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Ronceverte   [Map]   1,717   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Rupert   [Map]   919   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,361   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Sutton   [Map]   988   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Weston   [Map]   3,971   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
White Sulphur Springs   [Map]   2,420   S   43 miles [69.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Addison   [Map]   688   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Buckeye   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cass   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Durbin   [Map]   294   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Edray   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Excelsior   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Frank   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Goshen   [Map]   ---   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Green Bank   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hacker Valley   [Map]   ---   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Helvetia   [Map]   ---   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hillsboro   [Map]   243   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Huntersville   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mingo   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Upperglade   [Map]   ---   W   20 miles [32.2 km]

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

Pocahontas County ...

Slaty Fork is located in Pocahontas County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Pocahontas County: Bath (VA), Highland (VA), Greenbrier, Pendleton, Randolph & Webster.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Slaty Fork ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Slaty Fork ...

Looking for more information about Slaty Fork? 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 Slaty Fork, 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 Slaty Fork.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Slaty Fork


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 Slaty Fork ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   WSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Ingalls Fld.(ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   HSP   SSE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   NNE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   N   41 miles [66 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   SSW   41 miles [66 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   WSW   42 miles [67.6 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 Slaty Fork.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Slaty Fork. 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   N   85 miles [136.8 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   N   143 miles [230.1 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   ENE   148 miles [238.2 km]
Richmond Intl. (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   RIC   ESE   165 miles [265.5 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NW   183 miles [294.5 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   NNW   186 miles [299.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   SSW   41 miles [66 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   N   61 miles [98.2 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   E   67 miles [107.8 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   SW   69 miles [111 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld. (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   ROA   S   75 miles [120.7 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   W   79 miles [127.1 km]
Lynchburg Rgnl.(LYH/KLYH)   [Map]   LYH   SE   90 miles [144.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   WSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Ingalls Fld.(ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   HSP   SSE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   NNE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   N   41 miles [66 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   WSW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   N   51 miles [82.1 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
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
        Website for Pittsburgh 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
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
        Website for Yeager Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ingalls Fld.   (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport   (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]
        Website for Elkins - Randolph County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Upshur County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]
        Website for Upshur County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Richmond Intl.   (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]
        Website for Richmond International 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
 
Akron - Canton Rgnl.   (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]
        Website for Akron - Canton Regional 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
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
        Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional 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 Pocahontas County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Slaty Fork. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4161, Longitude: -80.1264     [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 Slaty Fork), 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 Slaty Fork.



 
 
 

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