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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around United ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the northwest of United. Charleston has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Beckley. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the southeast of United and has a population of 16,400 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 United and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   E   18 miles [29 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,448   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,542   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,801   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Milton   [Map]   2,612   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,561   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Princeton   [Map]   5,822   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Richwood   [Map]   1,906   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,493   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,361   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Welch   [Map]   1,740   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Williamson   [Map]   2,796   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Winfield   [Map]   2,359   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Acme   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Arnett   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cabot   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Carbon   [Map]   ---   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Coopertown   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Elk Run Junction   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Eskdale   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Janie   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Keith   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
McDunn   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Orgas   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Packsville   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Powellton   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Sylvester   [Map]   142   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Whitesville   [Map]   451   W   5 miles [8 km]

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

Kanawha County ...

United is located in Kanawha County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Kanawha County: Boone, Clay, Fayette, Jackson, Lincoln, Nicholas, Putnam, Raleigh & Roane.

Curious and Interesting Names Near United ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   SSW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   NNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   WSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   ENE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Welch Muni.   [Map]   I25   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   ENE   46 miles [74 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 United.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from United. 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   140 miles [225.3 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NNW   159 miles [255.9 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   NW   161 miles [259.1 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NNE   184 miles [296.1 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl. (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   CVG   WNW   189 miles [304.2 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   DAY   NW   199 miles [320.3 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   N   202 miles [325.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   NNW   27 miles [43.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   SSW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   WSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   ENE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Welch Muni.   [Map]   I25   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   ENE   46 miles [74 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
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
        Website for Port Columbus 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
 
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.   (ROA/KROA)   [Map]
        Website for Roanoke Regional Airport - Woodrum Field
        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
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
        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
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
        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
 
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
 
Akron - Canton Rgnl.   (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]
        Website for Akron - Canton Regional 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
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
        Website for Yeager 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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Kanawha County: www.kanawha.us/

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 United.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in United. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9907, Longitude: -81.4265     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for United 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 United), 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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