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The location of Broad Oaks

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Broad Oaks.

This page contains six sections:

Around Broad Oaks ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Morgantown. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the northeast of Broad Oaks. Morgantown has a population of 30,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fairmont. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the northeast of Broad Oaks and has a population of 18,600 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 Broad Oaks and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Masontown (PA)   [Map]   3,365   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Waynesburg (PA)   [Map]   3,993   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,364   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,612   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   16,035   NW   Less than 2 miles
Elkins   [Map]   7,187   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,127   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Granville   [Map]   2,562   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Kingwood   [Map]   2,956   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Moundsville   [Map]   8,741   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
New Martinsville   [Map]   5,181   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Philippi   [Map]   3,533   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pleasant Valley   [Map]   3,172   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Weston   [Map]   4,044   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Westover   [Map]   4,243   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Adamston   [Map]   ---   NW   Less than 2 miles
Anmoore   [Map]   751   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Despard   [Map]   ---   NE   Less than 2 miles
Enterprise   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Flemington   [Map]   312   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gore   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Jane Lew   [Map]   404   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lost Creek   [Map]   474   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lumberport   [Map]   859   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Nutter Fort   [Map]   1,570   S   Less than 2 miles
O'Neill   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Salem   [Map]   1,541   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Shinnston   [Map]   2,161   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Stonewood   [Map]   1,753   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
West Milford   [Map]   616   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Harrison County ...

Broad Oaks is located in Harrison County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Harrison County: Barbour, Doddridge, Lewis, Marion, Taylor, Upshur & Wetzel.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Broad Oaks ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Chestnut Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the West of Broad Oaks   [Map]
Erie   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Glen Falls   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Gore   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Industrial   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Liberty   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Lodgeville   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Nutter Fort   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Quiet Dell   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Summit Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   ENE   5 miles [8 km]
Fairmont Muni.   [Map]   4G7   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   ESE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   NE   33 miles [53.1 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 Broad Oaks.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Broad Oaks. 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   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   N   84 miles [135.2 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   NNW   127 miles [204.4 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   ENE   5 miles [8 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   NNE   77 miles [123.9 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   N   84 miles [135.2 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   NNE   84 miles [135.2 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   SW   92 miles [148.1 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   S   97 miles [156.1 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   SE   103 miles [165.8 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   SSW   111 miles [178.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Fairmont Muni.   [Map]   4G7   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   ESE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 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
 
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
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
        Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional 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
 
Upshur County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]
        Website for Upshur County Regional 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
 
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport   (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]
        Website for Elkins - Randolph County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Garrett Co. Airport   (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]
        Website for Garrett County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Connellsville Airport   (ICAO: KVVS)   [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
 
Cleveland / Hopkins Intl.   (CLE/KCLE)   [Map]
        Website for Cleveland / Hopkins 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
 
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
        Website for North Central West Virginia 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in West Virginia

About Harrison County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Harrison County: www.harrisoncountywv.com/

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 Broad Oaks.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Broad Oaks. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2737, Longitude: -80.3284     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Broad Oaks 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 Broad Oaks), 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 Broad Oaks.