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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Canfield ...

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

The next largest community is Fairmont. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the northwest of Canfield and has a population of 18,600 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Mountain Lake Park (MD)   [Map]   2,111   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,364   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,612   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   16,035   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,187   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,127   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Kingwood   [Map]   2,956   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Mannington   [Map]   2,059   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Moorefield   [Map]   2,473   E   46 miles [74 km]
Petersburg   [Map]   2,573   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Philippi   [Map]   3,533   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Pleasant Valley   [Map]   3,172   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Shinnston   [Map]   2,161   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Weston   [Map]   4,044   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Westover   [Map]   4,243   N   50 miles [80.5 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Audra   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Belington   [Map]   1,910   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Beverly   [Map]   679   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Gormley   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hambleton   [Map]   225   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Harman   [Map]   142   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hendricks   [Map]   265   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Huttonsville   [Map]   218   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Junior   [Map]   495   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Leadsville   [Map]   ---   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Mill Creek   [Map]   701   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Montrose   [Map]   156   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Parsons   [Map]   1,423   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Valley Bend   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Womelsdorf   [Map]   242   W   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Randolph County ...

Canfield is located in Randolph County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Randolph County: Barbour, Pendleton, Pocahontas, Tucker, Upshur & Webster.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Canfield ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   WNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   WNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Grant Co. Airport(ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   W99   E   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 Canfield.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Canfield. 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   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   N   110 miles [177 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   E   126 miles [202.8 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   NNW   162 miles [260.7 km]
Richmond Intl. (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   RIC   SE   166 miles [267.2 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl. (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   BWI   E   169 miles [272 km]
University Park Airport (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]   UNV   NE   169 miles [272 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   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   SE   67 miles [107.8 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   SSW   79 miles [127.1 km]
Charlottesville Airport (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]   CHO   SE   91 miles [146.5 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   NNE   96 miles [154.5 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   N   99 miles [159.3 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   WSW   102 miles [164.2 km]
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport (JST/KJST)   [Map]   JST   NNE   109 miles [175.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   WNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   WNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Grant Co. Airport(ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   W99   E   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
 
Charlottesville Airport   (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]
        Website for Charlottesville - Albemarle 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
 
Allegheny Co. Airport   (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]
        Website for Allegheny County 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
 
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport   (JST/KJST)   [Map]
        Website for John Murtha Johnstown - Cambria County 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
 
Upshur County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]
        Website for Upshur County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Grant Co. Airport   (ICAO: KW99)   [Map]
        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
 
Akron - Canton Rgnl.   (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]
        Website for Akron - Canton Regional Airport
        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
 
Baltimore - Washington Intl.   (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]
        Website for Baltimore - Washington 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
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
        Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of West Virginia

About Randolph County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Canfield. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Canfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Canfield. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9163, Longitude: -79.8158     [Map].

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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 Canfield), 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 Canfield.