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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Camp Ground.

This page contains six sections:

Around Camp Ground ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Morgantown. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the northwest of Camp Ground. Morgantown has a population of 30,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fairmont. It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the west of Camp Ground 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 and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Frostburg (MD)   [Map]   8,642   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
California (PA)   [Map]   6,364   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Charleroi (PA)   [Map]   3,955   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Connellsville (PA)   [Map]   7,368   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Scottdale (PA)   [Map]   4,179   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Uniontown (PA)   [Map]   9,824   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Waynesburg (PA)   [Map]   3,985   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,047   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Keyser   [Map]   5,077   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Weston   [Map]   3,971   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Westover   [Map]   4,182   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Red House (MD)   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Albright   [Map]   282   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Arthurdale   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Aurora   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Brookhaven   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Heathers Run   [Map]   ---   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Kingwood   [Map]   2,929   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Knottsville   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Masontown   [Map]   544   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Newburg   [Map]   319   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Reedsville   [Map]   598   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rowlesburg   [Map]   577   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Terra Alta   [Map]   1,501   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Threefork Bridge   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Tunnelton   [Map]   298   SW   Less than 2 miles

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

Preston County ...

Camp Ground is located in Preston County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Preston County: Garrett (MD), Fayette (PA), Barbour, Grant, Monongalia, Taylor & Tucker.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Camp Ground ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Morgantown Muni.  (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   NNW   18 miles [29 km]
Fairmont Muni. (FAA ID: 4G7)   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl. (FAA ID: 79D)   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Garrett Co. Airport  (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
North Central WV Airport  (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   WSW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport  (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Connellsville Airport (ICAO: KVVS)   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Greene Co. Airport (FAA ID: WAY)   [Map]   NNW   39 miles [62.8 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Camp Ground.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Camp Ground. 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]   NNW   18 miles [29 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   NNW   78 miles [125.5 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ESE   126 miles [202.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
North Central WV Airport  (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   WSW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl.  (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   NNE   61 miles [98.2 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport  (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   N   65 miles [104.6 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   NNW   78 miles [125.5 km]
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport  (JST/KJST)   [Map]   NE   78 miles [125.5 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.  (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SSE   91 miles [146.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Fairmont Muni. (FAA ID: 4G7)   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl. (FAA ID: 79D)   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Garrett Co. Airport  (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport  (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Connellsville Airport (ICAO: KVVS)   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Greene Co. Airport (FAA ID: WAY)   [Map]   NNW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Upshur County Rgnl.  (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   SW   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       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
  Website for Pittsburgh International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport   (JST/KJST)   [Map]
  Website for John Murtha Johnstown - Cambria County 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
 
Charlottesville Airport   (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]
  Website for Charlottesville - Albemarle Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Garrett Co. Airport   (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]
  Website for Garrett County Airport
  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
 
Connellsville Airport   (ICAO: KVVS)   [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
 
Grant Co. Airport   (ICAO: KW99)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rostraver Airport   (ICAO: KFWQ)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Washington Co. Airport   (ICAO: KAFJ)   [Map]
  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
 
Baltimore - Washington Intl.   (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]
  Website for Baltimore - Washington International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Harrisburg Intl.   (MDT/KMDT)   [Map]
  Website for Harrisburg International 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
 
Arnold Palmer Rgnl.   (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]
  Website for Arnold Palmer Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Allegheny Co. Airport   (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]
  Website for Allegheny County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

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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- Camp Ground) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Camp Ground. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4140, Longitude: -79.7331     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Camp Ground 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 Camp Ground), 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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