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The location of Swann

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Swann ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the east of Swann. Charleston has a population of 49,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Huntington. It is located about 16 miles [25 km] to the southwest of Swann 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 starting from Swann and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Ashland (KY)   [Map]   21,038   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Flatwoods (KY)   [Map]   7,311   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Grayson (KY)   [Map]   4,043   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Ironton (OH)   [Map]   10,891   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Jackson (OH)   [Map]   6,320   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Portsmouth (OH)   [Map]   20,422   W   46 miles [74 km]
South Point (OH)   [Map]   3,938   W   23 miles [37 km]
Wellston (OH)   [Map]   5,554   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Barboursville   [Map]   4,262   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,543   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,604   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,686   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Point Pleasant   [Map]   4,237   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Saint Albans   [Map]   10,553   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,859   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Athalia (OH)   [Map]   369   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bladen (OH)   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Crown City (OH)   [Map]   405   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Proctorville (OH)   [Map]   556   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Buffalo   [Map]   1,250   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Crown City   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Culloden   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Eleanor   [Map]   1,603   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fraziers Bottom   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Indian Village   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Milton   [Map]   2,614   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pea Ridge   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Teays Valley   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Teays Village   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Upland   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]

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

Cabell County ...

Swann is located in Cabell County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Cabell County: Gallia (OH), Lawrence (OH), Lincoln, Mason, Putnam & Wayne.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Swann ...

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.

Apple Grove   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North of Swann   [Map]
Blue Sulphur   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Clover   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Crown City   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Eureka (OH)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Fair Place (OH)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Fudges Creek   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Good Hope (OH)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Hurricane   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Indian Meadows   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Lock (OH)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Platform (OH)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Rolling Hills   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Swan Creek (OH)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lawrence County Airpark(ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   HTW   WSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl.   [Map]   GAS   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   WSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Mason Co. Airport(ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]   3I2   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Ashland Rgnl.    [Map]   DWU   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   ESE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Jackson Co. Airport   [Map]   I18   NNE   33 miles [53.1 km]
James A Rhodes Airport   [Map]   I43   NW   38 miles [61.2 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 Swann.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Swann. 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   107 miles [172.2 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NNW   109 miles [175.4 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl. (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   CVG   WNW   139 miles [223.7 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   ENE   142 miles [228.5 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   DAY   NW   145 miles [233.4 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   NNE   169 miles [272 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NE   170 miles [273.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   WSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   ESE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   SE   75 miles [120.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lawrence County Airpark(ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   HTW   WSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl.   [Map]   GAS   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Mason Co. Airport(ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]   3I2   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Ashland Rgnl.    [Map]   DWU   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Jackson Co. Airport   [Map]   I18   NNE   33 miles [53.1 km]
James A Rhodes Airport   [Map]   I43   NW   38 miles [61.2 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
 
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport   (ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]
        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
 
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
        Website for North Central West Virginia Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lawrence County Airpark   (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mason Co. Airport   (ICAO: K3I2)   [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
 
Ohio University Airport   (ICAO: KUNI)   [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
 
Dayton Intl.   (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]
        Website for Dayton 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
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
        Website for Pittsburgh International 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
 
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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cabell County: www.cabellcounty.org/

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 Swann.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Swann. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5231, Longitude: -82.1588     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Swann 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 Swann), 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 Swann.