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Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Marietta ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Parkersburg (WV). It is located about 11 miles [17 km] to the southwest of Marietta. Parkersburg (WV) has a population of 30,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Zanesville. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the northwest of Marietta and has a population of 25,400 people.

For comparison, Marietta has a population of 13,700 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 from Marietta and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Athens   [Map]   25,214   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Barnesville   [Map]   4,081   N   41 miles [66 km]
Belpre   [Map]   6,406   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Byesville   [Map]   2,371   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Cambridge   [Map]   10,411   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Crooksville   [Map]   2,491   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Middleport   [Map]   2,446   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Nelsonville   [Map]   5,292   W   41 miles [66 km]
New Lexington   [Map]   4,704   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
New Martinsville (WV)   [Map]   5,138   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Paden City (WV)   [Map]   2,424   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Ravenswood (WV)   [Map]   3,738   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Ripley (WV)   [Map]   3,231   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Vienna (WV)   [Map]   10,370   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Williamstown (WV)   [Map]   2,906   S   Less than 2 miles

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Beverly   [Map]   1,318   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Devola   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Dungannon   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Harriettsville   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lowell   [Map]   539   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lower Salem   [Map]   82   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Macksburg   [Map]   180   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Sandhill   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Belmont (WV)   [Map]   876   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Blennerhassett (WV)   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Boaz (WV)   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Kanawha (WV)   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
North Hills (WV)   [Map]   793   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Parkers Towne (WV)   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Saint Marys (WV)   [Map]   1,787   E   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Washington County ...

Marietta is located in Washington County and is the County Seat.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Washington County: Athens, Monroe, Morgan, Noble, Pleasants (WV), Tyler (WV) & Wood (WV).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Marietta ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Marietta ...

Looking for more information about Marietta? 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 Marietta, 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 Marietta.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

    Ohio Tourism
    Parks for Ohio

    Fishing in Ohio
    Hunting in Ohio

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Ohio Statewide Tourism
    Marietta Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Marietta


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Ohio

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Ohio

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Ohio

Airports Near Marietta ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.(PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   PKB   S   5 miles [8 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Morgan Co. Airport   [Map]   I71   NW   24 miles [38.6 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 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 Marietta.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Marietta. 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   E   83 miles [133.6 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   WNW   86 miles [138.4 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NE   98 miles [157.7 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   N   103 miles [165.8 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   W   124 miles [199.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   E   65 miles [104.6 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   S   72 miles [115.9 km]
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport(ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]   LCK   WNW   83 miles [133.6 km]
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   SW   93 miles [149.7 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   NE   98 miles [157.7 km]
Wayne Co. Airport (ICAO: KBJJ)   [Map]   BJJ   NNW   103 miles [165.8 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   NE   103 miles [165.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.(PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   PKB   S   5 miles [8 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Morgan Co. Airport   [Map]   I71   NW   24 miles [38.6 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
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
        Website for Port Columbus International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wayne Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBJJ)   [Map]
        Website for Wayne County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Allegheny Co. Airport   (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]
        Website for Allegheny County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.   (PKB/KPKB)   [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
 
Ohio University Airport   (ICAO: KUNI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Zanesville Muni.   (ICAO: KZZV)   [Map]
        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
 
Cleveland / Hopkins Intl.   (CLE/KCLE)   [Map]
        Website for Cleveland / Hopkins International 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
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
        Website for Yeager Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport   (ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tri-State Airport   (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]
        Website for Tri-State Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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About Washington County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Washington County: www.co.washington.oh.us/

The official website for State of Ohio: www.ohio.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Marietta. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Marietta

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Marietta. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4206, Longitude: -81.4529     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Marietta 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 Marietta), 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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