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The location of Carrollton

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Carrollton ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Morgantown. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the north of Carrollton. Morgantown has a population of 30,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fairmont. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the north of Carrollton 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 starting from Carrollton and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Mountain Lake Park (MD)   [Map]   2,111   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,364   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,612   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   16,035   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,187   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,127   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Granville   [Map]   2,562   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Kingwood   [Map]   2,956   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Mannington   [Map]   2,059   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Philippi   [Map]   3,533   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Pleasant Valley   [Map]   3,172   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Shinnston   [Map]   2,161   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Star City   [Map]   2,024   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Weston   [Map]   4,044   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Westover   [Map]   4,243   N   38 miles [61.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Adaland   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Audra   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Belington   [Map]   1,910   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Berryburg   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Elk City   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Excelsior   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Flemington   [Map]   312   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gormley   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Junior   [Map]   495   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lost Creek   [Map]   474   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Montrose   [Map]   156   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Union   [Map]   ---   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Valley Bend   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Wellington Heights   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Womelsdorf   [Map]   242   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Barbour County ...

Carrollton is located in Barbour County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Barbour County: Harrison, Preston, Randolph, Taylor, Tucker & Upshur.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Carrollton ...

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.

Boulder   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest of Carrollton   [Map]
Century Junction   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Elk City   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Independence   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Longview   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Mount Liberty   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Murphy   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Swamp Run   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Union   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   NNE   5 miles [8 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   WSW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   NNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Fairmont Muni.   [Map]   4G7   N   25 miles [40.2 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 Carrollton.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Carrollton. 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   NNE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   N   97 miles [156.1 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   E   141 miles [226.9 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   NNW   145 miles [233.4 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   NNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   SE   85 miles [136.8 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   SSW   86 miles [138.4 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   N   87 miles [140 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   NNE   89 miles [143.2 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   WSW   95 miles [152.9 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   N   97 miles [156.1 km]
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport (JST/KJST)   [Map]   JST   NE   107 miles [172.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   NNE   5 miles [8 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   WSW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Fairmont Muni.   [Map]   4G7   N   25 miles [40.2 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
 
Arnold Palmer Rgnl.   (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]
        Website for Arnold Palmer Regional 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
 
Charlottesville Airport   (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]
        Website for Charlottesville - Albemarle 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
 
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
 
Grant Co. Airport   (ICAO: KW99)   [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
 
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
 
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
 
Allegheny Co. Airport   (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]
        Website for Allegheny County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carrollton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0904, Longitude: -80.0870     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Carrollton 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 Carrollton), 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 Carrollton.