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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Cambria ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Morgantown. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the northeast of Cambria. Morgantown has a population of 30,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fairmont. It is located about 14 miles [22 km] to the northeast of Cambria and has a population of 18,500 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 Cambria and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bellaire (OH)   [Map]   4,106   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Shadyside (OH)   [Map]   3,612   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Masontown (PA)   [Map]   3,322   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Uniontown (PA)   [Map]   9,824   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Waynesburg (PA)   [Map]   3,985   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   S   5 miles [8 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,047   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   E   18 miles [29 km]
Moundsville   [Map]   8,494   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
New Martinsville   [Map]   5,138   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Philippi   [Map]   3,380   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Weston   [Map]   3,971   S   23 miles [37 km]
Westover   [Map]   4,182   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Adamston   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Anmoore   [Map]   749   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Despard   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Enterprise   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Farmington   [Map]   369   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gore   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Helens Run   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lumberport   [Map]   848   NE   Less than 2 miles
Monongah   [Map]   1,124   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Nutter Fort   [Map]   1,540   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
O'Neill   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Shinnston   [Map]   2,129   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Stonewood   [Map]   1,737   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Whitehall   [Map]   660   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Worthington   [Map]   154   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Harrison County ...

Cambria 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 Cambria ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fairmont Muni.   [Map]   4G7   ENE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   NE   30 miles [48.3 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 Cambria.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Cambria. 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   30 miles [48.3 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   N   77 miles [123.9 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   NNW   121 miles [194.7 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   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   NNE   71 miles [114.3 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   N   77 miles [123.9 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   NE   80 miles [128.7 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   SW   95 miles [152.9 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   S   104 miles [167.4 km]
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport (JST/KJST)   [Map]   JST   NE   104 miles [167.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Fairmont Muni.   [Map]   4G7   ENE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Greene Co. Airport   [Map]   WAY   NNE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Marshall Co. Airport   [Map]   MPG   NNW   40 miles [64.4 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
 
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport   (JST/KJST)   [Map]
        Website for John Murtha Johnstown - Cambria County 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
 
Washington Co. Airport   (ICAO: KAFJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Connellsville Airport   (ICAO: KVVS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wheeling - Ohio Co. Airport   (HLG/KHLG)   [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
 
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
 

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About Harrison County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cambria. 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 Cambria.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cambria. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3673, Longitude: -80.3601     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cambria 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 Cambria), 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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