Below are places that are close (or relative) to Plum.
This page contains seven sections:
Around Plum ...
The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Pittsburgh. It is located about 13 miles [20 km] to the west of Plum. Pittsburgh has a population of 302,000 people.<1>
The next largest community is Bethel Park.
It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the southwest of Plum and has a population of 32,400 people.
For comparison, Plum has a population of 27,300 people.
The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<2>
|Steubenville (OH) [Map] ||18,003|| W ||47 miles [75.6 km]|
|Baldwin [Map] ||19,610|| SW ||15 miles [24.1 km]|
|Franklin Park [Map] ||14,552|| W ||19 miles [30.6 km]|
|Greensburg [Map] ||14,299|| SE ||17 miles [27.4 km]|
|Indiana [Map] ||13,149|| E ||32 miles [51.5 km]|
|Johnstown [Map] ||19,643|| E ||45 miles [72.4 km]|
|McKeesport [Map] ||19,245|| SW ||12 miles [19.3 km]|
|Monroeville [Map] ||27,716|| S ||6 miles [9.7 km]|
|Murrysville [Map] ||19,800|| SE ||5 miles [8 km]|
|New Castle [Map] ||22,069|| NW ||46 miles [74 km]|
|Washington [Map] ||13,566|| SW ||34 miles [54.7 km]|
|West Mifflin [Map] ||19,839|| SW ||12 miles [19.3 km]|
|Whitehall [Map] ||13,733|| SW ||16 miles [25.7 km]|
|Wilkinsburg [Map] ||15,554|| SW ||7 miles [11.3 km]|
|Weirton (WV) [Map] ||18,685|| W ||44 miles [70.8 km]|
Below is a sample of nearby communities:
|Arnold [Map] ||4,903|| N ||5 miles [8 km]|
|Blawnox [Map] ||1,396|| W ||6 miles [9.7 km]|
|Cheswick [Map] ||1,703|| NW ||4 miles [6.4 km]|
|Churchill [Map] ||2,938|| SW ||6 miles [9.7 km]|
|Garden City [Map] ||---|| SW ||4 miles [6.4 km]|
|Harwick [Map] ||---|| NW ||4 miles [6.4 km]|
|Lower Burrell [Map] ||11,228|| N ||5 miles [8 km]|
|New Kensington [Map] ||12,466|| N ||4 miles [6.4 km]|
|Oakmont [Map] ||6,445|| W ||4 miles [6.4 km]|
|Penn Hills [Map] ||---|| W ||4 miles [6.4 km]|
|Pitcairn [Map] ||3,209|| S ||6 miles [9.7 km]|
|Springdale [Map] ||3,329|| NW ||3 miles [4.8 km]|
|Unity [Map] ||---|| SW ||Less than 2 miles|
|Universal [Map] ||---|| SW ||3 miles [4.8 km]|
|Verona [Map] ||2,411|| W ||4 miles [6.4 km]|
For more communities neighboring Plum, please visit our County-by-County Page for Plum.
Allegheny County ...
Plum 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 Plum ...
This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Plum.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Plum ...
Looking for more information about Plum? 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 Plum, 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 Plum.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Plum. 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 Plum. 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
Parks for Pennsylvania
Fishing in Pennsylvania
Hunting in Pennsylvania
TripAdvisor Link for:
Pennsylvania Statewide Tourism
Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Plum
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 Plum ...
Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Plum.
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 Plum.
Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Plum. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.
Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service
General Aviation Airports
|Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code) ||Dir||Distance|
|Rock Airport (FAA ID: 9G1) [Map]|| NNW ||8 miles [12.9 km]|
|Inter Co. Airport (FAA ID: 31D) [Map]|| S ||11 miles [17.7 km]|
|Greensburg Jeannette Rgnl. (FAA ID: 5G8) [Map]|| SE ||11 miles [17.7 km]|
|Rostraver Airport (ICAO: KFWQ) [Map]|| SSW ||20 miles [32.2 km]|
|Butler Co. Airport (ICAO: KBTP) [Map]|| NNW ||21 miles [33.8 km]|
|Mount Pleasant Airport (FAA ID: P45) [Map]|| SSE ||29 miles [46.7 km]|
|Zelienople Muni. (FAA ID: PJC) [Map]|| NW ||29 miles [46.7 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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Search for a Pennsylvania Community
About Allegheny County
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Plum: www.plumboro.com/
The official website for Allegheny County: www.county.allegheny.pa.us/
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
|<1>||Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Plum.|
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|<2>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Plum) 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 Plum. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Plum
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Plum. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5023, Longitude: -79.7464 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Plum 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 Plum), 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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