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The location of Trainer

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Trainer ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Lexington (VA). It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the southeast of Trainer. Lexington (VA) has a population of 7,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Buena Vista (VA). It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the southeast of Trainer and has a population of 6,500 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 drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Buchanan (VA)   [Map]   1,173   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Clifton Forge (VA)   [Map]   3,715   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Covington (VA)   [Map]   5,518   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Craigsville (VA)   [Map]   935   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Glasgow (VA)   [Map]   1,116   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Addison   [Map]   723   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Alderson   [Map]   1,173   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,921   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Marlinton   [Map]   1,014   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rainelle   [Map]   1,468   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Richwood   [Map]   1,955   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Ronceverte   [Map]   1,736   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Rupert   [Map]   923   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,434   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
White Sulphur Springs   [Map]   2,420   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bolar (VA)   [Map]   ---   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Carloover (VA)   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Iron Gate (VA)   [Map]   377   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Low Moor (VA)   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Selma (VA)   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Yost (VA)   [Map]   ---   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Anthony   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cass   [Map]   ---   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Clendenenville   [Map]   ---   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Edray   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Falling Spring   [Map]   208   W   18 miles [29 km]
Frankford   [Map]   ---   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hillsboro   [Map]   247   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Huntersville   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Unus   [Map]   ---   W   23 miles [37 km]

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

Greenbrier County ...

Trainer is located in Greenbrier County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Greenbrier County: Alleghany (VA), Bath (VA), Fayette, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Summers & Webster.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Trainer ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Ingalls Fld.(ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   HSP   ESE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   WSW   23 miles [37 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   WNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
New Castle Intl.   [Map]   VA85   S   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 Trainer.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Trainer. 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   N   110 miles [177 km]
Richmond Intl. (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   RIC   ESE   152 miles [244.6 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   ENE   152 miles [244.6 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   N   169 miles [272 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl. (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   BWI   ENE   197 miles [317 km]
Newport News Intl. (PHF/KPHF)   [Map]   PHF   ESE   203 miles [326.7 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NW   204 miles [328.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   WSW   23 miles [37 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld. (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   ROA   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   WSW   62 miles [99.8 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   ENE   63 miles [101.4 km]
Lynchburg Rgnl.(LYH/KLYH)   [Map]   LYH   SE   67 miles [107.8 km]
Charlottesville Airport (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]   CHO   E   86 miles [138.4 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   N   87 miles [140 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Ingalls Fld.(ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   HSP   ESE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   WNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
New Castle Intl.   [Map]   VA85   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   WNW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   NW   55 miles [88.5 km]
Eagles Nest Airport   [Map]   W13   E   59 miles [95 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   N   59 miles [95 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
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
        Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Charlottesville Airport   (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]
        Website for Charlottesville - Albemarle 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
 
Ingalls Fld.   (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport   (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]
        Website for Elkins - Randolph County 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
 
Baltimore - Washington Intl.   (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]
        Website for Baltimore - Washington International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Newport News Intl.   (PHF/KPHF)   [Map]
        Website for Newport News / Williamsburg International Airport
        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
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
        Website for Raleigh County Memorial Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Greenbrier County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trainer. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0398, Longitude: -80.0317     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Trainer 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 Trainer), 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 Trainer.