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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Upper Whitman.

This page contains six sections:

Around Upper Whitman ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the northeast of Upper Whitman. Charleston has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Huntington. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the northwest of Upper Whitman and has a population of 47,100 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Upper Whitman and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Paintsville (KY)   [Map]   4,082   W   41 miles [66 km]
Pikeville (KY)   [Map]   6,685   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Prestonsburg (KY)   [Map]   3,438   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Richlands (VA)   [Map]   5,325   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Barboursville   [Map]   4,217   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,542   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Kenova   [Map]   3,007   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,801   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Milton   [Map]   2,612   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,561   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,493   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Williamson   [Map]   2,796   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Delbarton   [Map]   514   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hedgeview   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Holden   [Map]   ---   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Logan   [Map]   1,539   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Man   [Map]   664   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mitchell Heights   [Map]   286   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Musick   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Omar   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Peach Creek   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pie   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Red Jacket   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Switzer   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Thompson Town   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Troy Town   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
West Logan   [Map]   372   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Logan County ...

Upper Whitman 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 Upper Whitman ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   ENE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mingo Co. Airport   [Map]   4I0   WSW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   ESE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Big Sandy Rgnl.    [Map]   K22   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Pike Co. Airport    [Map]   PBX   WSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Belcher Rgnl.    [Map]   57KY   SSW   32 miles [51.5 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 Upper Whitman.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Upper Whitman. 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   146 miles [235 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NNW   158 miles [254.3 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl. (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   CVG   WNW   165 miles [265.5 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   NE   171 miles [275.2 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   DAY   NW   186 miles [299.3 km]
Louisville Intl. (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]   SDF   W   202 miles [325.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   NNE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   E   90 miles [144.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Logan Co. Airport   [Map]   6L4   ENE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mingo Co. Airport   [Map]   4I0   WSW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kee Fld.(ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   I16   ESE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Big Sandy Rgnl.    [Map]   K22   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Pike Co. Airport    [Map]   PBX   WSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Belcher Rgnl.    [Map]   57KY   SSW   32 miles [51.5 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       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
        Website for Port Columbus International 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
 
Lawrence County Airpark   (ICAO: KHTW)   [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
 
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
 
Lonesome Pine Airport   (ICAO: KLNP)   [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
 
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
 
Tri-State Airport   (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]
        Website for Tri-State 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
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
        Website for Greenbrier Valley Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Logan County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Upper Whitman. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7932, Longitude: -82.0529     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Upper Whitman 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 Upper Whitman), 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 Upper Whitman.



 
 
 

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