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The location of Ben Avon









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Ben Avon.

This page contains six sections:

Around Ben Avon ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Pittsburgh. It lies just southeast of Ben Avon. Pittsburgh has a population of 302,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Youngstown (OH). It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the northwest of Ben Avon and has a population of 64,600 people.

For comparison, Ben Avon has a population of 1,800 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 Ben Avon and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Steubenville (OH)   [Map]   18,003   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Baldwin   [Map]   19,610   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bethel Park   [Map]   32,404   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Franklin Park   [Map]   14,552   N   5 miles [8 km]
Greensburg   [Map]   14,299   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
McKeesport   [Map]   19,245   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   27,716   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Murrysville   [Map]   19,800   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
New Castle   [Map]   22,069   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Plum   [Map]   27,258   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
West Mifflin   [Map]   19,839   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Whitehall   [Map]   13,733   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Wilkinsburg   [Map]   15,554   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Weirton (WV)   [Map]   18,685   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Wheeling (WV)   [Map]   27,066   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Avalon   [Map]   4,586   SE   Less than 2 miles
Bellevue   [Map]   8,159   SE   Less than 2 miles
Ben Avon Heights   [Map]   365   NE   Less than 2 miles
Coraopolis   [Map]   5,530   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Crafton   [Map]   5,803   S   5 miles [8 km]
Emsworth   [Map]   2,388   W   Less than 2 miles
Fairywood   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Borough of Glen Osborne   [Map]   542   W   5 miles [8 km]
Glenfield   [Map]   209   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Haysville   [Map]   68   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Ingram   [Map]   3,248   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
McKees Rocks   [Map]   5,950   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Osborne   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Thornburg   [Map]   443   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
West View   [Map]   6,602   E   2 miles [3.2 km]

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

Allegheny County ...

Ben Avon is located in Allegheny County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Allegheny County: Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Washington & Westmoreland.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Ben Avon ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Ben Avon. 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 Ben Avon. 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 Pennsylvania

    Pennsylvania Tourism
    Parks for Pennsylvania

    Fishing in Pennsylvania
    Hunting in Pennsylvania


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Pennsylvania

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Pennsylvania

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

Airports Near Ben Avon ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport  (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rock Airport (FAA ID: 9G1)   [Map]   ENE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Inter Co. Airport (FAA ID: 31D)   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Butler Co. Airport  (ICAO: KBTP)   [Map]   NNE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Zelienople Muni. (FAA ID: PJC)   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Rostraver Airport (ICAO: KFWQ)   [Map]   SSE   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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Ben Avon.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Ben Avon. 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
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Morgantown Muni.  (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   S   60 miles [96.6 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl.  (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   WNW   76 miles [122.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport  (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Rock Airport (FAA ID: 9G1)   [Map]   ENE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Inter Co. Airport (FAA ID: 31D)   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Butler Co. Airport  (ICAO: KBTP)   [Map]   NNE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Zelienople Muni. (FAA ID: PJC)   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Rostraver Airport (ICAO: KFWQ)   [Map]   SSE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Beaver Co. Airport (ICAO: KBVI)   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Greensburg Jeannette Rgnl. (FAA ID: 5G8)   [Map]   ESE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Washington Co. Airport (ICAO: KAFJ)   [Map]   SSW   28 miles [45.1 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.

Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
  Website for Pittsburgh International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
  Website for Morgantown Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport   (JST/KJST)   [Map]
  Website for John Murtha Johnstown - Cambria County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dubois Rgnl.   (DUJ/KDUJ)   [Map]
  Website for Dubois 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
 
Butler Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBTP)   [Map]
  Website for Butler County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rostraver Airport   (ICAO: KFWQ)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Beaver Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBVI)   [Map]
  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
 
Washington Co. Airport   (ICAO: KAFJ)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wheeling - Ohio Co. Airport   (HLG/KHLG)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
New Castle Muni.   (ICAO: KUCP)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Cleveland / Hopkins Intl.   (CLE/KCLE)   [Map]
  Website for Cleveland / Hopkins International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
University Park Airport   (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]
  Website for University Park 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
 
Allegheny Co. Airport   (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]
  Website for Allegheny County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Arnold Palmer Rgnl.   (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]
  Website for Arnold Palmer Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Youngstown - Warren Rgnl.   (YNG/KYNG)   [Map]
  Website for Youngstown - Warren Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Pennsylvania

About Allegheny County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Allegheny County: www.county.allegheny.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

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

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ben Avon) 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 Ben Avon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ben Avon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ben Avon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5090, Longitude: -80.0798     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ben Avon 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 Ben Avon), 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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