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Stonecoal, West Virginia

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The location of Stonecoal

Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Stonecoal ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntington. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the north of Stonecoal. Huntington has a population of 47,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Ashland (KY). It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the north of Stonecoal and has a population of 20,700 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 Stonecoal and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Flatwoods (KY)   [Map]   7,177   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Grayson (KY)   [Map]   3,999   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Paintsville (KY)   [Map]   4,082   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Pikeville (KY)   [Map]   6,685   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Prestonsburg (KY)   [Map]   3,438   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Russell (KY)   [Map]   3,226   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
West Liberty (KY)   [Map]   3,336   W   46 miles [74 km]
Ironton (OH)   [Map]   10,722   N   46 miles [74 km]
South Point (OH)   [Map]   3,874   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Barboursville   [Map]   4,217   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,542   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Kenova   [Map]   3,007   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,561   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,493   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Beauty (KY)   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Clifford (KY)   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Debord (KY)   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hode (KY)   [Map]   ---   W   Less than 2 miles
Inez (KY)   [Map]   643   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lovely (KY)   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Patrick (KY)   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Peach Orchard (KY)   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pilgrim (KY)   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Richardson (KY)   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Tomahawk (KY)   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Warfield (KY)   [Map]   239   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Greyeagle   [Map]   ---   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Kermit   [Map]   364   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Wilsondale   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Wayne County ...

Stonecoal is located in Wayne County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Wayne County: Boyd (KY), Lawrence (KY), Martin (KY), Lawrence (OH), Cabell, Lincoln & Mingo.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Stonecoal ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Stonecoal. 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 Stonecoal. 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, attractions 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 Stonecoal ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Big Sandy Rgnl.  (FAA ID: K22)   [Map]   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mingo Co. Airport (FAA ID: 4I0)   [Map]   SSE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pike Co. Airport  (FAA ID: PBX)   [Map]   SSW   23 miles [37 km]
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   NNW   34 miles [54.7 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Stonecoal.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Stonecoal. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   NW   129 miles [207.6 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl.  (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   NW   145 miles [233.4 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   N   148 miles [238.2 km]
Dayton Intl.  (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   NW   169 miles [272 km]
Morgantown Muni.  (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   NE   181 miles [291.3 km]
Louisville Intl.  (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]   W   181 miles [291.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   NNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   NE   56 miles [90.1 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   E   70 miles [112.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Big Sandy Rgnl.  (FAA ID: K22)   [Map]   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mingo Co. Airport (FAA ID: 4I0)   [Map]   SSE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pike Co. Airport  (FAA ID: PBX)   [Map]   SSW   23 miles [37 km]
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
Northern Kentucky Intl.   (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]
  Website for Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Blue Grass Airport   (LEX/KLEX)   [Map]
  Website for Blue Grass Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lawrence County Airpark   (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
  Website for Port Columbus International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Dayton Intl.   (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]
  Website for Dayton International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
  Website for Morgantown Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Louisville Intl.   (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]
  Website for Louisville International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Tri-State Airport   (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]
  Website for Tri-State Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
  Website for Yeager Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
  Website for Raleigh County Memorial Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
  Website for Greenbrier Valley Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Wayne County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Stonecoal. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Stonecoal.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stonecoal. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8834, Longitude: -82.4176     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stonecoal 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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Stonecoal), 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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