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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Veranda ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the southeast of where Veranda would have been located. Charleston has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Huntington. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the southwest of Veranda and has a population of 47,100 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 Veranda and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Ashland (KY)   [Map]   20,669   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Flatwoods (KY)   [Map]   7,177   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Athens (OH)   [Map]   25,214   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Belpre (OH)   [Map]   6,406   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Ironton (OH)   [Map]   10,722   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Jackson (OH)   [Map]   6,252   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Portsmouth (OH)   [Map]   20,443   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Wellston (OH)   [Map]   5,526   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Barboursville   [Map]   4,217   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,542   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,561   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Parkersburg   [Map]   30,096   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,493   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Vienna   [Map]   10,370   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bladen (OH)   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Crown City (OH)   [Map]   406   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gallipolis (OH)   [Map]   3,432   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Westbrook Village (OH)   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Arbuckle   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Baden   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Buffalo   [Map]   1,262   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Eleanor   [Map]   1,598   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fraziers Bottom   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Henderson   [Map]   263   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Indian Village   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Leon   [Map]   150   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Point Pleasant   [Map]   4,153   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Upland   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Winfield   [Map]   2,359   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Mason County ...

Veranda would have been located within present day Mason County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Mason County: Gallia (OH), Meigs (OH), Cabell, Jackson & Putnam.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Veranda ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl.   [Map]   GAS   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mason Co. Airport(ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]   3I2   NNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Jackson Co. Airport   [Map]   I18   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Lawrence County Airpark(ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   HTW   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   SE   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 Veranda.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Veranda. 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
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NNW   101 miles [162.5 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   WNW   106 miles [170.6 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   ENE   131 miles [210.8 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   DAY   NW   143 miles [230.1 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl. (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   CVG   W   143 miles [230.1 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NE   156 miles [251.1 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   N   156 miles [251.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   SE   79 miles [127.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl.   [Map]   GAS   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mason Co. Airport(ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]   3I2   NNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Jackson Co. Airport   [Map]   I18   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Lawrence County Airpark(ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   HTW   SW   31 miles [49.9 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.

Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
        Website for Port Columbus International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport   (ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]
        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
 
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
        Website for North Central West Virginia Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mason Co. Airport   (ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lawrence County Airpark   (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ohio University Airport   (ICAO: KUNI)   [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
 
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.   (PKB/KPKB)   [Map]
        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
 
Northern Kentucky Intl.   (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]
        Website for Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International 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
 
Akron - Canton Rgnl.   (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]
        Website for Akron - Canton Regional 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Mason County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Veranda.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Veranda. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6926, Longitude: -82.0374     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Veranda 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 Veranda), 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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