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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Bois ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Clarksburg. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the north of Bois. Clarksburg has a population of 16,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bridgeport. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the north of Bois and has a population of 8,400 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 starting from Bois and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Belington   [Map]   1,910   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,612   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,187   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Glenville   [Map]   1,517   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,127   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Harrisville   [Map]   1,750   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Nutter Fort   [Map]   1,570   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Philippi   [Map]   3,533   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Richwood   [Map]   1,955   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Salem   [Map]   1,541   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Shinnston   [Map]   2,161   N   46 miles [74 km]
Spencer   [Map]   2,158   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Stonewood   [Map]   1,753   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,434   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Weston   [Map]   4,044   N   21 miles [33.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Addison   [Map]   723   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Arnett   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Burnsville   [Map]   496   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   ---   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Excelsior   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Exchange   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Flatwoods   [Map]   277   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Frenchton   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Goshen   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hacker Valley   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Heaters   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Helvetia   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hoover Town   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Sutton   [Map]   1,033   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Wilsontown   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Webster County ...

Bois is located in Webster County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Webster County: Braxton, Greenbrier, Lewis, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Randolph & Upshur.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bois ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   WSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   NNE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   NNE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   ENE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   SSW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   NNE   36 miles [57.9 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 Bois.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Bois. 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   69 miles [111 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   N   122 miles [196.3 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NW   157 miles [252.7 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   NNW   160 miles [257.5 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   E   160 miles [257.5 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   WNW   186 miles [299.3 km]
Richmond Intl. (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   RIC   ESE   189 miles [304.2 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   40 miles [64.4 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   S   59 miles [95 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   WSW   67 miles [107.8 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   SSW   74 miles [119.1 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   ESE   89 miles [143.2 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld. (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   ROA   SSE   99 miles [159.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   WSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   NNE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   NNE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   ENE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   SSW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   NNE   36 miles [57.9 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
 
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.   (ROA/KROA)   [Map]
        Website for Roanoke Regional Airport - Woodrum Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Charlottesville Airport   (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]
        Website for Charlottesville - Albemarle Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tri-State Airport   (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]
        Website for Tri-State Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
        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
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
        Website for Port Columbus International Airport
        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
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [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
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Richmond Intl.   (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]
        Website for Richmond 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
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
        Website for Greenbrier Valley 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of West Virginia

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About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: 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 Bois.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bois. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7254, Longitude: -80.4348     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bois 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 Bois), 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Bois.