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The location of Sunbeam

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Sunbeam ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the northeast of Sunbeam. Charleston has a population of 49,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Huntington. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the northwest of Sunbeam and has a population of 48,100 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
Paintsville (KY)   [Map]   4,203   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Pikeville (KY)   [Map]   7,106   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Prestonsburg (KY)   [Map]   3,541   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Barboursville   [Map]   4,262   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,972   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,543   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,852   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,604   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,865   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Milton   [Map]   2,614   N   41 miles [66 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,686   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,544   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Saint Albans   [Map]   10,553   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,859   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Williamson   [Map]   2,924   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Chapmanville   [Map]   1,171   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Clothier   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hedgeview   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hewett   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Holden   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Logan   [Map]   1,600   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Mallory   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Man   [Map]   683   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mitchell Heights   [Map]   302   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Omar   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Peach Creek   [Map]   ---   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Switzer   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Thompson Town   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Troy Town   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
West Logan   [Map]   389   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]

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

Logan County ...

Sunbeam is located in Logan County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Logan County: Boone, Lincoln, Mingo & Wyoming.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sunbeam ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   ENE   Less than 2 miles
Mingo Co. Airport   [Map]   4I0   WSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Welch Muni.   [Map]   I25   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Belcher Rgnl.    [Map]   57KY   SSW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Big Sandy Rgnl.    [Map]   K22   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Pike Co. Airport    [Map]   PBX   WSW   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 Sunbeam.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sunbeam. 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   147 miles [236.6 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NNW   157 miles [252.7 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   NE   165 miles [265.5 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl. (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   CVG   WNW   169 miles [272 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   DAY   NW   187 miles [300.9 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NNE   204 miles [328.3 km]
Louisville Intl. (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]   SDF   W   207 miles [333.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   NNE   41 miles [66 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   E   84 miles [135.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   ENE   Less than 2 miles
Mingo Co. Airport   [Map]   4I0   WSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Welch Muni.   [Map]   I25   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Belcher Rgnl.    [Map]   57KY   SSW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Big Sandy Rgnl.    [Map]   K22   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Pike Co. Airport    [Map]   PBX   WSW   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.

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
 
Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
        Website for Morgantown Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lawrence County Airpark   (ICAO: KHTW)   [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
 
Mercer Co. Airport   (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]
        Website for Mercer County 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
 
Dayton Intl.   (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]
        Website for Dayton 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
 
Louisville Intl.   (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]
        Website for Louisville International 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
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
        Website for Raleigh County Memorial 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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sunbeam. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8468, Longitude: -81.9451     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sunbeam 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 Sunbeam), 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 Sunbeam.