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The location of Wills









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Wills ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 10 miles [16 km] to the southwest of Wills. Charleston has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Huntington. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the west of Wills 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 starting from Wills and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Gallipolis (OH)   [Map]   3,432   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Barboursville   [Map]   4,217   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,542   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,801   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Milton   [Map]   2,612   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,561   W   18 miles [29 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Point Pleasant   [Map]   4,153   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Ravenswood   [Map]   3,738   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Ripley   [Map]   3,231   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,493   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,361   E   37 miles [59.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Aarons   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Airport Village   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Belle   [Map]   1,162   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cicerone   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Clendenin   [Map]   1,142   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Coal Fork   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Dupont City   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Elkview   [Map]   ---   SE   Less than 2 miles
Kanawha City   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Kentuck   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Malden   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Marmet   [Map]   1,410   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pinch   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Rock Lake Village   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sissonville   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Kanawha County ...

Wills is located in Kanawha County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Kanawha County: Boone, Clay, Fayette, Jackson, Lincoln, Nicholas, Putnam, Raleigh & Roane.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Wills ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Jackson Co. Airport (FAA ID: I18)   [Map]   NNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   ESE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl. (FAA ID: GAS)   [Map]   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Mason Co. Airport (ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   SSW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Richwood Muni. (FAA ID: 3I4)   [Map]   ESE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Braxton Co. Airport (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   ENE   48 miles [77.2 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 Wills.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Wills. 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   117 miles [188.3 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NW   129 miles [207.6 km]
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   WNW   140 miles [225.3 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   NNE   155 miles [249.4 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl.  (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   N   169 miles [272 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl.  (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   WNW   175 miles [281.6 km]
Dayton Intl.  (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   NW   176 miles [283.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   SSE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   W   57 miles [91.7 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   SE   72 miles [115.9 km]
North Central WV Airport  (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   NE   89 miles [143.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Jackson Co. Airport (FAA ID: I18)   [Map]   NNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   ESE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl. (FAA ID: GAS)   [Map]   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Mason Co. Airport (ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   SSW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Richwood Muni. (FAA ID: 3I4)   [Map]   ESE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Braxton Co. Airport (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   ENE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Lawrence County Airpark (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   W   54 miles [86.9 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.

Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
  Website for Morgantown Municipal 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
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
  Website for Greenbrier Valley 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
 
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.   (ROA/KROA)   [Map]
  Website for Roanoke Regional Airport - Woodrum Field
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mason Co. Airport   (ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lawrence County Airpark   (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kee Fld.   (ICAO: KI16)   [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
 
Akron - Canton Rgnl.   (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]
  Website for Akron - Canton Regional 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
 
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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Kanawha County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wills. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Kanawha County: www.kanawha.us/

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 Wills.

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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- Wills) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wills. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4573, Longitude: -81.4971     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wills 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 Wills), 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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