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The location of Smokeless

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Smokeless ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Blacksburg (VA). It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the east of Smokeless. Blacksburg (VA) has a population of 45,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Christiansburg (VA). It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the southeast of Smokeless and has a population of 22,100 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bluefield (VA)   [Map]   4,968   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Dublin (VA)   [Map]   2,683   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Marion (VA)   [Map]   5,855   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Pearisburg (VA)   [Map]   2,699   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Pulaski (VA)   [Map]   8,837   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Radford (VA)   [Map]   17,483   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Richlands (VA)   [Map]   5,428   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Tazewell (VA)   [Map]   4,365   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Wytheville (VA)   [Map]   8,101   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,972   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Bluefield   [Map]   10,191   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,852   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,921   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,544   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Princeton   [Map]   5,962   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Boissevain (VA)   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pocahontas (VA)   [Map]   376   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Anawalt   [Map]   202   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Athens   [Map]   940   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bramwell   [Map]   352   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Coopers   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Edison   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Elkhorn   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Johnston Town   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Keystone   [Map]   243   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Matoaka   [Map]   218   SE   Less than 2 miles
Montcalm   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Mullens   [Map]   1,439   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Northfork   [Map]   372   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Rhodell   [Map]   167   N   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Mercer County ...

Smokeless is located in Mercer County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Mercer County: Bland (VA), Giles (VA), Tazewell (VA), McDowell, Raleigh, Summers & Wyoming.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Smokeless ...

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.

Basin   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North of Smokeless   [Map]
Cherokee   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Coaldale   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Crumpler   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Flipping   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Freeman   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Goodwill   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Hiawatha   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Kale   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Littlesburg   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Rock   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Sandlick   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Spanishburg   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Widemouth (Historic)   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Worth   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mercer Co. Airport (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]   BLF   SSE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Welch Muni.   [Map]   I25   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   NNE   25 miles [40.2 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 Smokeless.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Smokeless. 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   NNE   168 miles [270.4 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   NW   194 miles [312.2 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NNW   197 miles [317 km]
Richmond Intl. (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   RIC   E   215 miles [346 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl. (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   CVG   WNW   216 miles [347.6 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NNE   218 miles [350.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   NNE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   ENE   55 miles [88.5 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   NNW   67 miles [107.8 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld. (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   ROA   E   70 miles [112.7 km]
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   NW   96 miles [154.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mercer Co. Airport (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]   BLF   SSE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Welch Muni.   [Map]   I25   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   NW   20 miles [32.2 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
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
        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
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]
        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
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mountain Empire Airport   (ICAO: KMKJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
New River Valley Airport   (ICAO: KPSK)   [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
 
Virginia Tech. Exec.   (BCB/KBCB)   [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
 
Twin Co. Airport   (ICAO: KHLX)   [Map]
        Website for Twin County 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
 
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
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
        Website for Raleigh County Memorial 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
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
        Website for Yeager 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Mercer County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smokeless. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4326, Longitude: -81.2512     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Smokeless 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 Smokeless), 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 Smokeless.