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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to West Mifflin.

This page contains seven sections:

Around West Mifflin ...

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

The next largest community is Bethel Park. It lies just southwest of West Mifflin and has a population of 32,400 people.

For comparison, West Mifflin has a population of 19,800 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 are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Steubenville (OH)   [Map]   18,003   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Baldwin   [Map]   19,610   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Franklin Park   [Map]   14,552   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Greensburg   [Map]   14,299   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
McKeesport   [Map]   19,245   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   27,716   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Murrysville   [Map]   19,800   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
New Castle   [Map]   22,069   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Plum   [Map]   27,258   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Washington   [Map]   13,566   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Whitehall   [Map]   13,733   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Wilkinsburg   [Map]   15,554   N   5 miles [8 km]
Morgantown (WV)   [Map]   30,547   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Weirton (WV)   [Map]   18,685   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Wheeling (WV)   [Map]   27,066   SW   46 miles [74 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Braddock Hills   [Map]   1,831   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Braddock   [Map]   2,116   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Dravosburg   [Map]   1,745   S   Less than 2 miles
Duquesne   [Map]   5,547   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
East Pittsburgh   [Map]   1,775   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Glassport   [Map]   4,367   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Homestead   [Map]   3,162   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Kennywood Park   [Map]   ---   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Liberty   [Map]   2,486   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
North Braddock   [Map]   4,731   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Port Vue   [Map]   3,700   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Rankin   [Map]   2,067   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Swissvale   [Map]   8,746   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
West Homestead   [Map]   1,896   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Whitaker   [Map]   1,243   N   2 miles [3.2 km]

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

Allegheny County ...

West Mifflin 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 West Mifflin ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Mifflin ...

Looking for more information about West Mifflin? 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 West Mifflin, 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 West Mifflin.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around West Mifflin. 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 West Mifflin. 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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Pennsylvania Statewide Tourism
    West Mifflin Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for West Mifflin


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 West Mifflin ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   WSW   Less than 2 miles
Inter Co. Airport   [Map]   31D   ESE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Rostraver Airport(ICAO: KFWQ)   [Map]   FWQ   SSE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Greensburg Jeannette Rgnl.   [Map]   5G8   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Rock Airport   [Map]   9G1   NNE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   WNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   WNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mount Pleasant Airport   [Map]   P45   SE   25 miles [40.2 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 West Mifflin.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from West Mifflin. 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   WNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   WNW   89 miles [143.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   WSW   Less than 2 miles
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   WNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   ESE   26 miles [41.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Inter Co. Airport   [Map]   31D   ESE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Rostraver Airport(ICAO: KFWQ)   [Map]   FWQ   SSE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Greensburg Jeannette Rgnl.   [Map]   5G8   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Rock Airport   [Map]   9G1   NNE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mount Pleasant Airport   [Map]   P45   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Washington Co. Airport(ICAO: KAFJ)   [Map]   AFJ   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Butler Co. Airport (ICAO: KBTP)   [Map]   BTP   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Connellsville Airport(ICAO: KVVS)   [Map]   VVS   SSE   30 miles [48.3 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
 
Youngstown - Warren Rgnl.   (YNG/KYNG)   [Map]
        Website for Youngstown - Warren Regional 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
 
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
 
Butler Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBTP)   [Map]
        Website for Butler County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Connellsville Airport   (ICAO: KVVS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Beaver Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBVI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wheeling - Ohio Co. Airport   (HLG/KHLG)   [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 West Mifflin. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

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Footnotes ...

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

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Mifflin. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3673, Longitude: -79.8973     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West Mifflin 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 West Mifflin), 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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