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Appalachian College of Pharmacy

Getting to Campus

Getting To Campus

Appalachian College of Pharmacy is located in Oakwood, Virginia, within Buchanan County that forms the western tip of the Commonwealth of Virginia. The college’s campus is ideally situated for a graduate study program, being located in quiet, mountainous Central Appalachia.

For your convenience, listed below are driving directions, regional airports, and local accommodations you may wish to utilize for your visit to our campus.”

 

Directions To Campus

*****Caution – use of GPS or online mapping sources (i.e. Mapquest, etc.) may route drivers to NARROW secondary roads through areas that lack cellphone service or other amenities. For your convenience AND SAFETY we recommend that you use primary routes, such as State Routes 19 and 460, to travel to the Appalachian College of Pharmacy AND NOT RELY UPON THE MOST DIRECT ROUTE.**

Directions from the North

  1. Take I-81 South to Wytheville, VA.
  2. From I-81, merge onto I-77 N via EXIT 72 toward BLUEFIELD/CHARLESTON WV, and go 27 miles.
  3. Take Exit 1 for US-52 N exit toward BLUEFIELD.
  4. Merge onto US-460 W toward BLUEFIELD and go approximately 35 miles to Claypool Hill/Cedar Bluff, Virginia. NOTE: Rt. 460 TURNS right at Claypool Hill/Cedar Bluff
  5. Travel on Rt. 460 approximately 23 miles to Oakwood, Virginia.
  6. At the stoplight in Oakwood, turn left on to GARDEN CREEK ROAD /Rt. 624.
  7. Turn left and cross a small bridge onto the main campus.

Directions from the South

  1. Take I-81 North to Abingdon, Virginia.
  2. Take EXIT 14 and follow signs toward US-19 N / ABINGDON.
  3. Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto US-19 / W MAIN ST / US-11 / LEE HWY, and continue to follow W MAIN ST / US-11 / LEE HWY.
  4. Turn LEFT onto US-19 N / BLUEFIELD HWY / PORTERFIELD HWY SW, then continue to follow US-19 N for approximately 45 miles to Claypool Hill/Cedar Bluff, Virginia.
  5. Turn left onto US-460 W and travel approximately 23 miles to Oakwood, Virginia.
  6. At the stoplight in Oakwood, turn left on to GARDEN CREEK ROAD /Rt. 624.
  7. Turn left and cross a small bridge onto the main campus.

Directions from Pikeville, Kentucky

  1. From US 23, take Rt. 460 East.
  2. Follow US-460 E approximately 37 miles to Grundy.
  3. At the traffic light at the intersection of US 460E / VA 83W in the town of Grundy, turn right onto Riverside Drive.
  4. Follow Rt. 460 E/VA 83W for approximately 4 miles to Vansant, then at the intersection of US 460E and VA 83W continue on US 460 E approximately 8 miles to Oakwood, Virginia.
  5. At the stoplight in Oakwood, make a right on to Garden Creek Road/Rt. 624.
  6. Turn left and cross a small bridge onto the main campus.

Airport Information

Tri-Cities Regional Airport (TRI) – (approx. 75 miles from ACP)
2525 Highway 75, Suite 301
Blountville, TN
www.triflight.com

Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport (ROA) – (approx. 160 miles from ACP)
5202 Aviation Drive, N.W.
Roanoke, Virginia 24012
www.roanokeairport.com

Yeager Airport (CRW) – (approx. 160 miles from ACP)
100 Airport Road – Suite 175
Charleston, WV  25311
www.yeagerairport.com

McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) – (approx. 180 miles from ACP)
2055 Alcoa Highway
Alcoa, TN 37701
www.flyknoxville.com

Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) – (approx. 200 miles from ACP)
1000 A Ted Johnson Parkway
Greensboro, NC 27409
flyfrompti.com

Blue Grass Airport (LEX) – (approx. 200 miles from ACP)
4000 Terminal Drive, Suite 206
Lexington, KY  40510
www.bluegrassairport.com

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) – (approx. 220 miles from ACP)
5501 Josh Birmingham Parkway
Charlotte, NC  28208
charmeck.org

 

Accommodations

Comfort Inn
22006 Riverside Drive
Grundy, Virginia 24614
www.choicehotels.com
276-935-5050

Holiday Inn Express & Suites
180 Clay Drive
Pounding Mill, Virginia 24637
www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress
276-596-9880

Super 8
12367 Gov. G.C. Peery Hwy.
Pounding Mill, Virginia 24637
www.super8.com
276-964-9888

Breaks Interstate Park Lodge
627 Commission Circle
Breaks, Virginia 24607
www.breakspark.com
800-933-7275

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