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The location of Sprattsville

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Sprattsville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Beckley. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the east of Sprattsville. Beckley has a population of 17,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bluefield. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the southeast of Sprattsville and has a population of 10,200 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Coal Run Village (KY)   [Map]   ---   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Pikeville (KY)   [Map]   7,106   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Prestonsburg (KY)   [Map]   3,541   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Bluefield (VA)   [Map]   4,968   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Lebanon (VA)   [Map]   3,285   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Richlands (VA)   [Map]   5,428   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Saltville (VA)   [Map]   2,009   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Tazewell (VA)   [Map]   4,365   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Logan   [Map]   1,600   N   18 miles [29 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,865   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Montgomery   [Map]   1,577   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,544   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Princeton   [Map]   5,962   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Welch   [Map]   1,816   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Williamson   [Map]   2,924   W   22 miles [35.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Baileysville   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Baisden   [Map]   ---   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Clear Fork   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cub City   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Gilbert Creek   [Map]   ---   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Gilbert   [Map]   412   N   Less than 2 miles
Iaeger   [Map]   267   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mallory   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Man   [Map]   683   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mineral City   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Musick   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Omar   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Union City   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Uno   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Wyoming City   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Mingo County ...

Sprattsville 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 Sprattsville ...

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.

Christian   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North of Sprattsville   [Map]
Cub City   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Emmett   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Gilbert   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Gilbert Creek   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Horsepen (Historic)   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Hull   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Ikes Fork   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Justice   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Landville   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Lincoln   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Long Branch   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Longpole   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Mohawk   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Slabtown   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Uno   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
War Eagle   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Wyoming City   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Welch Muni.   [Map]   I25   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Mingo Co. Airport   [Map]   4I0   WNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Grundy Muni.   [Map]   GDY   SSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Belcher Rgnl.    [Map]   57KY   WSW   29 miles [46.7 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 Sprattsville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sprattsville. 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   163 miles [262.3 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NNW   174 miles [280 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   NE   176 miles [283.2 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl. (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   CVG   NW   181 miles [291.3 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   DAY   NW   203 miles [326.7 km]
Louisville Intl. (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]   SDF   WNW   214 miles [344.4 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   ENE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   NNE   55 miles [88.5 km]
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   NW   64 miles [103 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   ENE   82 miles [132 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Welch Muni.   [Map]   I25   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Mingo Co. Airport   [Map]   4I0   WNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Grundy Muni.   [Map]   GDY   SSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Belcher Rgnl.    [Map]   57KY   WSW   29 miles [46.7 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
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
        Website for Greenbrier Valley 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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Mingo County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sprattsville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6001, Longitude: -81.8726     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sprattsville 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 Sprattsville), 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 Sprattsville.