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The location of Williamsburg









Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Williamsburg ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Beckley. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the west of Williamsburg. Beckley has a population of 16,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Oak Hill. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the west of Williamsburg 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 from Williamsburg and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Clifton Forge (VA)   [Map]   3,565   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Covington (VA)   [Map]   5,531   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Narrows (VA)   [Map]   1,960   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Pearisburg (VA)   [Map]   2,661   S   46 miles [74 km]
Ansted   [Map]   1,353   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,448   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,907   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Montgomery   [Map]   1,549   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Mount Hope   [Map]   1,310   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Rainelle   [Map]   1,482   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Richwood   [Map]   1,906   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ronceverte   [Map]   1,717   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,361   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
White Sulphur Springs   [Map]   2,420   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Anthony   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Clendenenville   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Crichton   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fairlea   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Falling Spring   [Map]   207   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fort Spring   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Frankford   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hines   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
McRoss   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Orient Hill   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Quinwood   [Map]   272   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Richlands   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rupert   [Map]   919   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Unus   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Vale   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Greenbrier County ...

Williamsburg 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 Williamsburg ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Williamsburg ...

Looking for more information about Williamsburg? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Williamsburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Williamsburg.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    West Virginia Statewide Tourism
    Williamsburg Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Williamsburg


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 Williamsburg ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   SSE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Richwood Muni. (FAA ID: 3I4)   [Map]   NNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Ingalls Fld. (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   WSW   36 miles [57.9 km]
New Castle Intl. (FAA ID: VA85)   [Map]   SSE   39 miles [62.8 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 Williamsburg.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Williamsburg. 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]   NNE   119 miles [191.5 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   N   174 miles [280 km]
Richmond Intl.  (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   E   176 miles [283.2 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ENE   177 miles [284.9 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NW   190 miles [305.8 km]
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   WNW   204 miles [328.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   SSE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   WSW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.  (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   SSE   52 miles [83.7 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   WNW   65 miles [104.6 km]
Lynchburg Rgnl. (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]   ESE   83 miles [133.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Richwood Muni. (FAA ID: 3I4)   [Map]   NNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Ingalls Fld. (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
New Castle Intl. (FAA ID: VA85)   [Map]   SSE   39 miles [62.8 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
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
  Website for Pittsburgh International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]
  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
 
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
  Website for North Central West Virginia 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
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ingalls Fld.   (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Richmond Intl.   (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]
  Website for Richmond International 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
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
  Website for Port Columbus International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
  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
 
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.   (ROA/KROA)   [Map]
  Website for Roanoke Regional Airport - Woodrum Field
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
  Website for Yeager Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Greenbrier County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 drawn from Point A (ie- Williamsburg) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Williamsburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9701, Longitude: -80.4923     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Williamsburg 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 Williamsburg), 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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