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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Stengel ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Blacksburg (VA). It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the east of where Stengel would have been located. Blacksburg (VA) has a population of 44,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Christiansburg (VA). It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the southeast of Stengel and has a population of 22,300 people.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bluefield (VA)   [Map]   4,714   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Galax (VA)   [Map]   6,625   S   46 miles [74 km]
Marion (VA)   [Map]   5,659   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Pearisburg (VA)   [Map]   2,661   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Pulaski (VA)   [Map]   8,764   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Radford (VA)   [Map]   17,658   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Richlands (VA)   [Map]   5,325   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Tazewell (VA)   [Map]   4,240   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Wytheville (VA)   [Map]   7,998   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bluefield   [Map]   9,869   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,907   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   N   46 miles [74 km]
Princeton   [Map]   5,822   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bluff City (VA)   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Glen Lyn (VA)   [Map]   100   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Narrows (VA)   [Map]   1,960   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Rich Creek (VA)   [Map]   747   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Athens   [Map]   921   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Ballard   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bramwell   [Map]   346   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Coopers   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Edison   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Johnston Town   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Matoaka   [Map]   210   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Montcalm   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Oakvale   [Map]   116   E   Less than 2 miles
Peterstown   [Map]   636   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Weyanoke   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Mercer County ...

Stengel would have been located within present day 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 Stengel ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mercer Co. Airport (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]   BLF   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
New River Valley Airport(ICAO: KPSK)   [Map]   PSK   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Welch Muni.   [Map]   I25   WNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Virginia Tech. Exec.(BCB/KBCB)   [Map]   BCB   ESE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   NNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Mountain Empire Airport(ICAO: KMKJ)   [Map]   MKJ   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   WNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Twin Co. Airport (ICAO: KHLX)   [Map]   HLX   SSE   39 miles [62.8 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 Stengel.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Stengel. 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   169 miles [272 km]
Richmond Intl. (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   RIC   E   201 miles [323.5 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   NW   209 miles [336.4 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NNW   210 miles [338 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   ENE   221 miles [355.7 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   N   222 miles [357.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   NNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld. (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   ROA   E   55 miles [88.5 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   NNW   79 miles [127.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mercer Co. Airport (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]   BLF   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
New River Valley Airport(ICAO: KPSK)   [Map]   PSK   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Welch Muni.   [Map]   I25   WNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Virginia Tech. Exec.(BCB/KBCB)   [Map]   BCB   ESE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Mountain Empire Airport(ICAO: KMKJ)   [Map]   MKJ   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   WNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Twin Co. Airport (ICAO: KHLX)   [Map]   HLX   SSE   39 miles [62.8 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
 
Richmond Intl.   (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]
        Website for Richmond International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [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
 
Mercer Co. Airport   (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]
        Website for Mercer County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
New River Valley Airport   (ICAO: KPSK)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Virginia Tech. Exec.   (BCB/KBCB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mountain Empire Airport   (ICAO: KMKJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]
        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
 
Tazewell Co. Airport   (ICAO: KJFZ)   [Map]
        Website for Tazewell County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
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
 
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
 
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
 

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About Mercer County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Stengel.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stengel. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3301, Longitude: -80.9862     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stengel 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 Stengel), 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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