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The location of Vanetta









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Vanetta ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the northwest of Vanetta. Charleston has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Beckley. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the south of Vanetta and has a population of 16,400 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 and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Eleanor   [Map]   1,598   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,448   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,542   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,907   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,801   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,561   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Richwood   [Map]   1,906   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Ronceverte   [Map]   1,717   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,493   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Spencer   [Map]   2,111   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,361   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Winfield   [Map]   2,359   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Ansted   [Map]   1,353   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Beckwith   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Beech Glen   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cannelton   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Cedar Grove   [Map]   940   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
East Bank   [Map]   904   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Gauley Bridge   [Map]   570   SW   Less than 2 miles
Glasgow   [Map]   860   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Handley   [Map]   325   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hollygrove   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
McDunn   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Montgomery   [Map]   1,549   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Powellton   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pratt   [Map]   575   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Smithers   [Map]   754   W   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Fayette County ...

Vanetta is located in Fayette County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Fayette County: Greenbrier, Kanawha, Nicholas, Raleigh & Summers.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Vanetta ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Vanetta. 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 Vanetta. 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, attractions 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 Vanetta ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   ENE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   WNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Richwood Muni. (FAA ID: 3I4)   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Kee Fld. (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   SSW   44 miles [70.8 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Vanetta.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Vanetta. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Morgantown Muni.  (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   NNE   122 miles [196.3 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NW   155 miles [249.4 km]
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   WNW   164 miles [263.9 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   NNE   167 miles [268.8 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl.  (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   N   189 miles [304.2 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl.  (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   WNW   196 miles [315.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   WNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   ENE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Richwood Muni. (FAA ID: 3I4)   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Kee Fld. (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   SSW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   WSW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Braxton Co. Airport (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Welch Muni. (FAA ID: I25)   [Map]   SSW   55 miles [88.5 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.

Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
  Website for Morgantown Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
  Website for Port Columbus International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.   (ROA/KROA)   [Map]
  Website for Roanoke Regional Airport - Woodrum Field
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
  Website for North Central West Virginia Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
  Website for Pittsburgh International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Akron - Canton Rgnl.   (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]
  Website for Akron - Canton Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northern Kentucky Intl.   (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]
  Website for Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
  Website for Yeager Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
  Website for Raleigh County Memorial Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
  Website for Greenbrier Valley Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tri-State Airport   (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]
  Website for Tri-State Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://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 Vanetta.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vanetta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1754, Longitude: -81.1937     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Vanetta 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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Vanetta), 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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