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The location of Waiteville









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Waiteville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Roanoke (VA). It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the southeast of Waiteville. Roanoke (VA) has a population of 99,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Blacksburg (VA). It is located about 16 miles [25 km] to the south of Waiteville and has a population of 44,600 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 Waiteville and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Bedford (VA)   [Map]   6,536   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Bluefield (VA)   [Map]   4,714   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Christiansburg (VA)   [Map]   22,259   S   23 miles [37 km]
Clifton Forge (VA)   [Map]   3,565   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Covington (VA)   [Map]   5,531   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Pulaski (VA)   [Map]   8,764   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Radford (VA)   [Map]   ---   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Radford (VA)   [Map]   17,658   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Rocky Mount (VA)   [Map]   4,764   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Salem (VA)   [Map]   25,862   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Vinton (VA)   [Map]   8,065   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Bluefield   [Map]   9,869   W   46 miles [74 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,907   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Princeton   [Map]   5,822   W   37 miles [59.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Abbott (VA)   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bluff City (VA)   [Map]   ---   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
McBryde Village (VA)   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Merrimac (VA)   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mount Tabor Village (VA)   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
New Castle (VA)   [Map]   150   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pearisburg (VA)   [Map]   2,661   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Pembroke (VA)   [Map]   1,088   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sundance Village (VA)   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ballard   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fort Spring   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Frazier   [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hollywood   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Ronceverte   [Map]   1,717   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Union   [Map]   550   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Monroe County ...

Waiteville is located in Monroe County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Monroe County: Alleghany (VA), Craig (VA), Giles (VA), Greenbrier & Summers.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Waiteville ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
New Castle Intl. (FAA ID: VA85)   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Virginia Tech. Exec. (BCB/KBCB)   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.  (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   ESE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
New River Valley Airport (ICAO: KPSK)   [Map]   SSW   27 miles [43.5 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Waiteville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Waiteville. 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]   N   152 miles [244.6 km]
Richmond Intl.  (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   E   169 miles [272 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ENE   190 miles [305.8 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   N   208 miles [334.7 km]
Newport News Intl.  (PHF/KPHF)   [Map]   E   217 miles [349.2 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NW   219 miles [352.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.  (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   ESE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   WNW   44 miles [70.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
New Castle Intl. (FAA ID: VA85)   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Virginia Tech. Exec. (BCB/KBCB)   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
New River Valley Airport (ICAO: KPSK)   [Map]   SSW   27 miles [43.5 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
 
Richmond Intl.   (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]
  Website for Richmond 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
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
  Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Charlottesville Airport   (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]
  Website for Charlottesville - Albemarle Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Virginia Tech. Exec.   (BCB/KBCB)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
New River Valley Airport   (ICAO: KPSK)   [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
 
Ingalls Fld.   (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Twin Co. Airport   (ICAO: KHLX)   [Map]
  Website for Twin County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [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
 
Newport News Intl.   (PHF/KPHF)   [Map]
  Website for Newport News / Williamsburg International 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
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
  Website for Greenbrier Valley 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
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Monroe County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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- Waiteville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waiteville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4737, Longitude: -80.4220     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Waiteville 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 Waiteville), 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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