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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Braithewaite ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Pittsburgh (PA). It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the east of where Braithewaite would have been located. Pittsburgh (PA) has a population of 302,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Canton (OH). It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the northwest of Braithewaite and has a population of 70,900 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 Braithewaite and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Alliance (OH)   [Map]   21,791   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
New Philadelphia (OH)   [Map]   17,424   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Steubenville (OH)   [Map]   18,003   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Youngstown (OH)   [Map]   64,604   N   46 miles [74 km]
Baldwin (PA)   [Map]   19,610   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Bethel Park (PA)   [Map]   32,404   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
McKeesport (PA)   [Map]   19,245   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Monroeville (PA)   [Map]   27,716   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Murrysville (PA)   [Map]   19,800   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
New Castle (PA)   [Map]   22,069   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Plum (PA)   [Map]   27,258   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
West Mifflin (PA)   [Map]   19,839   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Wilkinsburg (PA)   [Map]   15,554   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Weirton   [Map]   18,685   SE   Less than 2 miles
Wheeling   [Map]   27,066   S   24 miles [38.6 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Brilliant (OH)   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Empire (OH)   [Map]   284   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mingo Junction (OH)   [Map]   3,262   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
New Alexandria (OH)   [Map]   258   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Richmond (OH)   [Map]   454   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Stratton (OH)   [Map]   280   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Sugar Grove (OH)   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Toronto (OH)   [Map]   4,814   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Valley Glen (OH)   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Wintersville (OH)   [Map]   3,727   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Fairhaven   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Follansbee   [Map]   2,765   S   5 miles [8 km]
Hooverson Heights   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
New Cumberland   [Map]   1,050   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Wellsburg   [Map]   2,589   S   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Hancock County ...

Braithewaite would have been located within present day Hancock County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Hancock County: Columbiana (OH), Jefferson (OH), Beaver (PA), Washington (PA) & Brooke.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Braithewaite ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Jefferson County Airpark    [Map]   2G2   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Wheeling - Ohio Co. Airport(HLG/KHLG)   [Map]   HLG   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Columbiana Co. Airport   [Map]   02G   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   ENE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   ENE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Harrison Co. Airport   [Map]   8G6   WSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Washington Co. Airport(ICAO: KAFJ)   [Map]   AFJ   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Beaver Co. Airport(ICAO: KBVI)   [Map]   BVI   NNE   26 miles [41.8 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 Braithewaite.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Braithewaite. 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   ENE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   NW   55 miles [88.5 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   SE   64 miles [103 km]
Cleveland / Hopkins Intl. (CLE/KCLE)   [Map]   CLE   NW   94 miles [151.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   ENE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Youngstown - Warren Rgnl. (YNG/KYNG)   [Map]   YNG   N   58 miles [93.3 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   E   63 miles [101.4 km]
Wayne Co. Airport (ICAO: KBJJ)   [Map]   BJJ   WNW   74 miles [119.1 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   SSE   80 miles [128.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Jefferson County Airpark    [Map]   2G2   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Wheeling - Ohio Co. Airport(HLG/KHLG)   [Map]   HLG   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Columbiana Co. Airport   [Map]   02G   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Harrison Co. Airport   [Map]   8G6   WSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Washington Co. Airport(ICAO: KAFJ)   [Map]   AFJ   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Beaver Co. Airport(ICAO: KBVI)   [Map]   BVI   NNE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Carroll County Airport   [Map]   TSO   WNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Zelienople Muni.   [Map]   PJC   NE   34 miles [54.7 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.

Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
        Website for Pittsburgh International 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
 
Wayne Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBJJ)   [Map]
        Website for Wayne County 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
 
Cuyahoga Co. Airport   (CGF/KCGF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Cleveland Airport   (BKL/KBKL)   [Map]
        Website for Cleveland / Burke Lakefront Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wheeling - Ohio Co. Airport   (HLG/KHLG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Washington Co. Airport   (ICAO: KAFJ)   [Map]
        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
 
Beaver Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBVI)   [Map]
        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
 
Cleveland / Hopkins Intl.   (CLE/KCLE)   [Map]
        Website for Cleveland / Hopkins International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
New Castle Muni.   (ICAO: KUCP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rostraver Airport   (ICAO: KFWQ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Harry Clever Fld.   (ICAO: KPHD)   [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
 
University Park Airport   (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]
        Website for University Park 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
 
Youngstown - Warren Rgnl.   (YNG/KYNG)   [Map]
        Website for Youngstown - Warren Regional 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Hancock County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Braithewaite.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Braithewaite. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4223, Longitude: -80.5995     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Braithewaite 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 Braithewaite), 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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