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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Alkires Mills.

This page contains six sections:

Around Alkires Mills ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Fairmont. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the northeast of Alkires Mills. Fairmont has a population of 18,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Clarksburg. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the north of Alkires Mills and has a population of 15,600 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alkires Mills and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Belington   [Map]   1,864   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,047   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Harrisville   [Map]   1,740   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Mannington   [Map]   2,043   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
New Martinsville   [Map]   5,138   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Paden City   [Map]   2,424   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Philippi   [Map]   3,380   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Pleasant Valley   [Map]   3,164   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Saint Marys   [Map]   1,787   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Shinnston   [Map]   2,129   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Spencer   [Map]   2,111   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Weston   [Map]   3,971   N   4 miles [6.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Burnsville   [Map]   490   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Camden   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cox Town   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Excelsior   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Frenchton   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Garton Village   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hoover Town   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Jane Lew   [Map]   392   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lost Creek   [Map]   474   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sand Fork   [Map]   151   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Smith Village   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Valley Chapel   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
West Milford   [Map]   609   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Wilsontown   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Lewis County ...

Alkires Mills is located in Lewis County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lewis County: Braxton, Doddridge, Gilmer, Harrison, Upshur & Webster.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Alkires Mills ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Alkires Mills. 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 Alkires Mills. 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 West Virginia

    West Virginia Tourism
    Parks for West Virginia

    Fishing in West Virginia
    Hunting in West Virginia


National Park Service (NPS) sites in West Virginia

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in West Virginia

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

Airports Near Alkires Mills ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   SSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   NNE   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 Alkires Mills.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Alkires Mills. 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   NNE   54 miles [86.9 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   N   105 miles [169 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   NNW   143 miles [230.1 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   WNW   147 miles [236.6 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   E   160 miles [257.5 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   W   181 miles [291.3 km]
Cleveland / Hopkins Intl. (CLE/KCLE)   [Map]   CLE   NNW   183 miles [294.5 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   NNE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   WSW   74 miles [119.1 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   S   77 miles [123.9 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   SSW   89 miles [143.2 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   ESE   97 miles [156.1 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   NNE   98 miles [157.7 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   NNE   105 miles [169 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   SSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   ENE   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
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
        Website for Pittsburgh International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
        Website for Raleigh County Memorial Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
        Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional 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
 
Upshur County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]
        Website for Upshur County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport   (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]
        Website for Elkins - Randolph County Airport
        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
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.   (PKB/KPKB)   [Map]
        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
 
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
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
        Website for Greenbrier Valley Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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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 Alkires Mills.

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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 Alkires Mills. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alkires Mills) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alkires Mills. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9784, Longitude: -80.4515     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alkires Mills 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 Alkires Mills), 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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