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The location of Bartow









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Bartow.

This page contains six sections:

Around Bartow ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Harrisonburg (VA). It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the east of Bartow. Harrisonburg (VA) has a population of 54,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Staunton (VA). It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the southeast of Bartow and has a population of 24,500 people.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Bridgewater (VA)   [Map]   6,062   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Clifton Forge (VA)   [Map]   3,565   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Craigsville (VA)   [Map]   927   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Dayton (VA)   [Map]   1,606   E   46 miles [74 km]
Belington   [Map]   1,864   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,047   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Marlinton   [Map]   994   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Mill Creek   [Map]   696   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Parsons   [Map]   1,415   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Petersburg   [Map]   2,593   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Philippi   [Map]   3,380   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Richwood   [Map]   1,906   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Sutton   [Map]   988   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Weston   [Map]   3,971   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Bolar (VA)   [Map]   ---   S   23 miles [37 km]
Monterey (VA)   [Map]   138   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Beverly   [Map]   675   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Cass   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Circleville   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Durbin   [Map]   294   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Edray   [Map]   ---   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Frank   [Map]   ---   W   Less than 2 miles
Green Bank   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Harper   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Huttonsville   [Map]   215   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mingo   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Slaty Fork   [Map]   ---   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Thornwood   [Map]   ---   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Thorny Creek   [Map]   ---   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]

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

Pocahontas County ...

Bartow is located in Pocahontas County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Pocahontas County: Bath (VA), Highland (VA), Greenbrier, Pendleton, Randolph & Webster.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bartow ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport  (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Ingalls Fld. (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Upshur County Rgnl.  (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl. (FAA ID: 79D)   [Map]   NNW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Bridgewater Air Park (FAA ID: VBW)   [Map]   ESE   46 miles [74 km]
Grant Co. Airport (ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Braxton Co. Airport (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   WNW   47 miles [75.6 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 Bartow.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Bartow. 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
Morgantown Muni.  (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   N   76 miles [122.3 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ENE   128 miles [206 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   N   136 miles [218.9 km]
Richmond Intl.  (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   ESE   151 miles [243 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl.  (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   ENE   173 miles [278.4 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl.  (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   NNW   186 miles [299.3 km]
University Park Airport  (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]   NNE   189 miles [304.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.  (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   ESE   51 miles [82.1 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   SW   57 miles [91.7 km]
North Central WV Airport  (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   NNW   57 miles [91.7 km]
Charlottesville Airport  (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]   ESE   77 miles [123.9 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.  (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   S   84 miles [135.2 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   SW   89 miles [143.2 km]
Lynchburg Rgnl. (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]   SSE   89 miles [143.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport  (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Ingalls Fld. (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Upshur County Rgnl.  (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl. (FAA ID: 79D)   [Map]   NNW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Bridgewater Air Park (FAA ID: VBW)   [Map]   ESE   46 miles [74 km]
Grant Co. Airport (ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Braxton Co. Airport (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   WNW   47 miles [75.6 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Charlottesville Airport   (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]
  Website for Charlottesville - Albemarle Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.   (ROA/KROA)   [Map]
  Website for Roanoke Regional Airport - Woodrum Field
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
  Website for Raleigh County Memorial Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport   (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]
  Website for Elkins - Randolph County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ingalls Fld.   (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Upshur County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]
  Website for Upshur County Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
  Website for Pittsburgh International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Grant Co. Airport   (ICAO: KW99)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Richmond Intl.   (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]
  Website for Richmond International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Baltimore - Washington Intl.   (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]
  Website for Baltimore - Washington International Airport
  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
 
University Park Airport   (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]
  Website for University Park Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
  Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
  Website for Greenbrier Valley 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Pocahontas County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

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

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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 drawn from Point A (ie- Bartow) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bartow. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5412, Longitude: -79.7842     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bartow 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 Bartow), 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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