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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Jefferson Hills.

This page contains six sections:

Around Jefferson Hills (aka 'Jefferson') ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Pittsburgh. It is located about 10 miles [16 km] to the north of Jefferson Hills. Pittsburgh has a population of 302,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bethel Park. It lies just west of Jefferson Hills and has a population of 32,400 people.

For comparison, Jefferson Hills has a population of 11,200 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 and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Steubenville (OH)   [Map]   18,003   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Baldwin   [Map]   19,610   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Franklin Park   [Map]   14,552   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Greensburg   [Map]   14,299   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
McKeesport   [Map]   19,245   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   27,716   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Murrysville   [Map]   19,800   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Plum   [Map]   27,258   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Washington   [Map]   13,566   SW   18 miles [29 km]
West Mifflin   [Map]   19,839   N   5 miles [8 km]
Whitehall   [Map]   13,733   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Wilkinsburg   [Map]   15,554   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Morgantown (WV)   [Map]   30,547   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Weirton (WV)   [Map]   18,685   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Wheeling (WV)   [Map]   27,066   W   42 miles [67.6 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Clairton   [Map]   6,611   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Dravosburg   [Map]   1,745   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Elizabeth   [Map]   1,482   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Ellsworth   [Map]   989   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Finleyville   [Map]   408   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Gastonville   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Glassport   [Map]   4,367   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Liberty   [Map]   2,486   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Library   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lincoln   [Map]   1,042   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
New Eagle   [Map]   2,103   S   5 miles [8 km]
Pleasant Hills   [Map]   8,132   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Port Vue   [Map]   3,700   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Versailles   [Map]   1,476   E   5 miles [8 km]
West Elizabeth   [Map]   502   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]

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

Allegheny County ...

Jefferson Hills 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 Jefferson Hills ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Rostraver Airport(ICAO: KFWQ)   [Map]   FWQ   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Inter Co. Airport   [Map]   31D   ENE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Greensburg Jeannette Rgnl.   [Map]   5G8   ENE   18 miles [29 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Washington Co. Airport(ICAO: KAFJ)   [Map]   AFJ   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Rock Airport   [Map]   9G1   NNE   22 miles [35.4 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 Jefferson Hills.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Jefferson Hills. 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
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   WNW   90 miles [144.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   E   27 miles [43.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Rostraver Airport(ICAO: KFWQ)   [Map]   FWQ   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Inter Co. Airport   [Map]   31D   ENE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Greensburg Jeannette Rgnl.   [Map]   5G8   ENE   18 miles [29 km]
Washington Co. Airport(ICAO: KAFJ)   [Map]   AFJ   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Rock Airport   [Map]   9G1   NNE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Mount Pleasant Airport   [Map]   P45   ESE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Connellsville Airport(ICAO: KVVS)   [Map]   VVS   SSE   27 miles [43.5 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       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
        Website for Morgantown Municipal 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
 
Youngstown - Warren Rgnl.   (YNG/KYNG)   [Map]
        Website for Youngstown - Warren Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dubois Rgnl.   (DUJ/KDUJ)   [Map]
        Website for Dubois Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rostraver Airport   (ICAO: KFWQ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Washington Co. Airport   (ICAO: KAFJ)   [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
 
Connellsville Airport   (ICAO: KVVS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Butler Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBTP)   [Map]
        Website for Butler County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Beaver Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBVI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
University Park Airport   (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]
        Website for University Park Airport
        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
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
        Website for Port Columbus International 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
 
Arnold Palmer Rgnl.   (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]
        Website for Arnold Palmer Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport   (JST/KJST)   [Map]
        Website for John Murtha Johnstown - Cambria County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Jefferson Hills. 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: www.state.pa.us/



Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jefferson Hills. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2932, Longitude: -79.9332     [Map].

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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 Jefferson Hills), 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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