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The location of Spice

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Spice ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Oak Hill. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the west of Spice. Oak Hill has a population of 8,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Lexington (VA). It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the southeast of Spice and has a population of 7,000 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
Clifton Forge (VA)   [Map]   3,715   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Covington (VA)   [Map]   5,518   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Craigsville (VA)   [Map]   935   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Alderson   [Map]   1,173   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Ansted   [Map]   1,374   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,852   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,469   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,921   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Marlinton   [Map]   1,014   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Rainelle   [Map]   1,468   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Richwood   [Map]   1,955   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ronceverte   [Map]   1,736   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,434   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Sutton   [Map]   1,033   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
White Sulphur Springs   [Map]   2,420   S   21 miles [33.8 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Carloover (VA)   [Map]   ---   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Anthony   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Clendenenville   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Crichton   [Map]   ---   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Edray   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fairlea   [Map]   ---   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Falling Spring   [Map]   208   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Frankford   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hillsboro   [Map]   247   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Huntersville   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Odell Town   [Map]   ---   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Quinwood   [Map]   286   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Richlands   [Map]   ---   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Slaty Fork   [Map]   ---   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Unus   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Pocahontas County ...

Spice 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 Spice ...

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.

Beard   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast of Spice   [Map]
Droop   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Droop Mountain   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Golden   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Julia   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Leonard   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Locust   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Mill Run (Historic)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Oscar   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Raintown   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Violet   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   SSW   18 miles [29 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   WNW   23 miles [37 km]
Ingalls Fld.(ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   HSP   ESE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   WNW   33 miles [53.1 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 Spice.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Spice. 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   107 miles [172.2 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   ENE   162 miles [260.7 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   N   164 miles [263.9 km]
Richmond Intl. (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   RIC   ESE   166 miles [267.2 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NW   191 miles [307.4 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   NNW   203 miles [326.7 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl. (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   BWI   ENE   207 miles [333.1 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   18 miles [29 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   WSW   51 miles [82.1 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld. (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   ROA   SSE   56 miles [90.1 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   WNW   74 miles [119.1 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   E   75 miles [120.7 km]
Lynchburg Rgnl.(LYH/KLYH)   [Map]   LYH   SE   79 miles [127.1 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   N   81 miles [130.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   WNW   23 miles [37 km]
Ingalls Fld.(ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   HSP   ESE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   WNW   33 miles [53.1 km]
New Castle Intl.   [Map]   VA85   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   NNW   44 miles [70.8 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
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
        Website for Yeager 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
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]
        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
 
Ingalls Fld.   (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [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
 
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport   (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]
        Website for Elkins - Randolph County Airport
        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
 
Baltimore - Washington Intl.   (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]
        Website for Baltimore - Washington 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
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
        Website for Raleigh County Memorial 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 ...



Communities in West Virginia

About Pocahontas County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spice. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1101, Longitude: -80.2665     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spice 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 Spice), 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 Spice.