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The location of Varney









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Varney ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Pikeville (KY). It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the southwest of Varney. Pikeville (KY) has a population of 6,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Richlands (VA). It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the southeast of Varney and has a population of 5,300 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 starting from Varney and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Coal Run Village (KY)   [Map]   1,526   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Jenkins (KY)   [Map]   2,011   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Louisa (KY)   [Map]   2,412   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Paintsville (KY)   [Map]   4,082   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Prestonsburg (KY)   [Map]   3,438   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Honaker (VA)   [Map]   1,356   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Tazewell (VA)   [Map]   4,240   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Chesapeake   [Map]   1,456   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Logan   [Map]   1,539   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,801   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Marmet   [Map]   1,410   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Mullens   [Map]   1,369   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Wayne   [Map]   1,408   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Welch   [Map]   1,740   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Williamson   [Map]   2,796   W   8 miles [12.9 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Belfry (KY)   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Forest Hills (KY)   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Freeburn (KY)   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hardy (KY)   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Huddy (KY)   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
McCarr (KY)   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Ransom (KY)   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
South Williamson (KY)   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Blackberry City   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Chattaroy   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Delbarton   [Map]   514   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Matewan   [Map]   442   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Musick   [Map]   ---   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Pie   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Red Jacket   [Map]   ---   SW   Less than 2 miles

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

Mingo County ...

Varney is located in Mingo County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Mingo County: Martin (KY), Pike (KY), Buchanan (VA), Lincoln, Logan, McDowell, Wayne & Wyoming.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Varney ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Mingo Co. Airport (FAA ID: 4I0)   [Map]   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Belcher Rgnl.  (FAA ID: 57KY)   [Map]   SSW   23 miles [37 km]
Pike Co. Airport  (FAA ID: PBX)   [Map]   WSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Big Sandy Rgnl.  (FAA ID: K22)   [Map]   WNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Grundy Muni. (FAA ID: GDY)   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Kee Fld. (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Welch Muni. (FAA ID: I25)   [Map]   ESE   36 miles [57.9 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 Varney.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Varney. 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
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   NW   151 miles [243 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NNW   166 miles [267.2 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl.  (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   NW   167 miles [268.8 km]
Morgantown Muni.  (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   NE   180 miles [289.7 km]
Dayton Intl.  (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   NW   191 miles [307.4 km]
Louisville Intl.  (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]   WNW   199 miles [320.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   NNW   53 miles [85.3 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   E   55 miles [88.5 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   NNE   56 miles [90.1 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   E   94 miles [151.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Mingo Co. Airport (FAA ID: 4I0)   [Map]   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Belcher Rgnl.  (FAA ID: 57KY)   [Map]   SSW   23 miles [37 km]
Pike Co. Airport  (FAA ID: PBX)   [Map]   WSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Big Sandy Rgnl.  (FAA ID: K22)   [Map]   WNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Grundy Muni. (FAA ID: GDY)   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Kee Fld. (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Welch Muni. (FAA ID: I25)   [Map]   ESE   36 miles [57.9 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       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
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tazewell Co. Airport   (ICAO: KJFZ)   [Map]
  Website for Tazewell County 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
 
Lonesome Pine Airport   (ICAO: KLNP)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mercer Co. Airport   (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]
  Website for Mercer County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
  Website for Morgantown Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dayton Intl.   (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]
  Website for Dayton International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Louisville Intl.   (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]
  Website for Louisville International 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
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
  Website for Raleigh County Memorial Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
  Website for Yeager 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
 

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Varney. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6693, Longitude: -82.1221     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Varney 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 Varney), 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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