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The location of Williams Mountain









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Williams Mountain.

This page contains six sections:

Around Williams Mountain ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the north of Williams Mountain. Charleston has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Huntington. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the northwest of Williams Mountain and has a population of 47,100 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 Williams Mountain and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Barboursville   [Map]   4,217   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   N   23 miles [37 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,448   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,542   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,801   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Milton   [Map]   2,612   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,561   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,493   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,361   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Welch   [Map]   1,740   S   41 miles [66 km]
Williamson   [Map]   2,796   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Winfield   [Map]   2,359   N   36 miles [57.9 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirDistance
Andrew   [Map]     NW   5 miles [8 km]
Bigson   [Map]     SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Bob White   [Map]     SW   5 miles [8 km]
Cabot   [Map]     E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Coopertown   [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]
Fosterville   [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]
Gordon   [Map]     SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hopkins Fork   [Map]     N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lanta   [Map]     SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Marnie   [Map]     S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Milltown   [Map]     NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Nelson   [Map]     NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Prenter   [Map]     E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Van   [Map]     SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
West Junction   [Map]     SW   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Boone County ...

Williams Mountain is located in Boone County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Boone County: Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Raleigh & Wyoming.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Williams Mountain ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Kee Fld. (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   ESE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Mingo Co. Airport (FAA ID: 4I0)   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Welch Muni. (FAA ID: I25)   [Map]   S   42 miles [67.6 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 Williams Mountain.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Williams Mountain. 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]   NE   146 miles [235 km]
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   NW   149 miles [239.8 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NNW   151 miles [243 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl.  (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   WNW   176 miles [283.2 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   NNE   186 miles [299.3 km]
Dayton Intl.  (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   NW   188 miles [302.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   ESE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   WNW   53 miles [85.3 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   E   70 miles [112.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Kee Fld. (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Mingo Co. Airport (FAA ID: 4I0)   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Welch Muni. (FAA ID: I25)   [Map]   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   ENE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Lawrence County Airpark (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   WNW   52 miles [83.7 km]
Big Sandy Rgnl.  (FAA ID: K22)   [Map]   WSW   56 miles [90.1 km]
Mercer Co. Airport  (BLF/KBLF)   [Map]   SSE   56 miles [90.1 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
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
  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
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lawrence County Airpark   (ICAO: KHTW)   [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
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
  Website for Port Columbus International 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
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
  Website for Pittsburgh International 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
 
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
 
Tri-State Airport   (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]
  Website for Tri-State 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Boone County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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- Williams Mountain) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Williams Mountain. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Williams Mountain

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Williams Mountain. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0268, Longitude: -81.6690     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Williams Mountain 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 Williams Mountain), 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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