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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Whiteoak Grove.

This page contains six sections:

Around Whiteoak Grove ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Beckley. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the west of Whiteoak Grove. Beckley has a population of 16,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Oak Hill. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the west of Whiteoak Grove and has a population of 8,300 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Whiteoak Grove and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Buchanan (VA)   [Map]   1,169   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Clifton Forge (VA)   [Map]   3,565   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Covington (VA)   [Map]   5,531   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Lexington (VA)   [Map]   7,106   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Ansted   [Map]   1,353   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,448   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,907   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mabscott   [Map]   1,298   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Mount Hope   [Map]   1,310   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Rainelle   [Map]   1,482   W   23 miles [37 km]
Richwood   [Map]   1,906   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Ronceverte   [Map]   1,717   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,361   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
White Sulphur Springs   [Map]   2,420   S   14 miles [22.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Anthony   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Buckeye   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Clendenenville   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Crichton   [Map]   ---   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Fairlea   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Falling Spring   [Map]   207   SW   Less than 2 miles
Fort Spring   [Map]   ---   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Frankford   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Frazier   [Map]   ---   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hillsboro   [Map]   243   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Marlinton   [Map]   994   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Quinwood   [Map]   272   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Richlands   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Rupert   [Map]   919   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Unus   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Greenbrier County ...

Whiteoak Grove is located in Greenbrier County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Greenbrier County: Alleghany (VA), Bath (VA), Fayette, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Summers & Webster.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Whiteoak Grove ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   SSW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Ingalls Fld.(ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   HSP   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   WNW   33 miles [53.1 km]
New Castle Intl.   [Map]   VA85   SSE   37 miles [59.5 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 Whiteoak Grove.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Whiteoak Grove. 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
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   N   115 miles [185.1 km]
Richmond Intl. (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   RIC   E   168 miles [270.4 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   ENE   168 miles [270.4 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   N   172 miles [276.8 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NW   194 miles [312.2 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   NNW   209 miles [336.4 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   WNW   210 miles [338 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl. (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   BWI   ENE   213 miles [342.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   SSW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   WSW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld. (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   ROA   SSE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   WNW   73 miles [117.5 km]
Lynchburg Rgnl.(LYH/KLYH)   [Map]   LYH   SE   77 miles [123.9 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   ENE   80 miles [128.7 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   N   89 miles [143.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Ingalls Fld.(ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   HSP   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   WNW   33 miles [53.1 km]
New Castle Intl.   [Map]   VA85   SSE   37 miles [59.5 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       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Richmond Intl.   (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]
        Website for Richmond 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
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
        Website for Yeager Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
        Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional 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
 
Ingalls Fld.   (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Virginia Tech. Exec.   (BCB/KBCB)   [Map]
        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
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
        Website for Port Columbus 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
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Baltimore - Washington Intl.   (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]
        Website for Baltimore - Washington International 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
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
        Website for Raleigh County Memorial Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Whiteoak Grove.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whiteoak Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0015, Longitude: -80.3334     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Whiteoak Grove 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 Whiteoak Grove), 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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