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The location of Central Station









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Central Station.

This page contains six sections:

Around Central Station ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Parkersburg. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the west of Central Station. Parkersburg has a population of 30,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fairmont. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the east of Central Station 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 from Central Station and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Bellaire (OH)   [Map]   4,106   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Belpre (OH)   [Map]   6,406   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Marietta (OH)   [Map]   13,673   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Shadyside (OH)   [Map]   3,612   N   46 miles [74 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Moundsville   [Map]   8,494   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
New Martinsville   [Map]   5,138   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Philippi   [Map]   3,380   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Pleasant Valley   [Map]   3,164   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Vienna   [Map]   10,370   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Weston   [Map]   3,971   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Williamstown   [Map]   2,906   W   34 miles [54.7 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Atwood   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Auburn   [Map]   90   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bane   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cairo   [Map]   262   W   18 miles [29 km]
Cantwell   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ellenboro   [Map]   356   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Friendly   [Map]   124   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Harrisville   [Map]   1,740   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hebron   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Middlebourne   [Map]   766   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Pennsboro   [Map]   1,045   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pullman   [Map]   140   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Salem   [Map]   1,492   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Smithburg   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
West Union   [Map]   833   E   2 miles [3.2 km]

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

Doddridge County ...

Central Station is located in Doddridge County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Doddridge County: Gilmer, Harrison, Lewis, Ritchie, Tyler & Wetzel.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Central Station ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
North Central WV Airport  (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl. (PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Upshur County Rgnl.  (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Monroe Co. Airport (FAA ID: 4G5)   [Map]   NNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Fairmont Muni. (FAA ID: 4G7)   [Map]   ENE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Marshall Co. Airport (FAA ID: MPG)   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 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 Central Station.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Central Station. 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]   ENE   54 miles [86.9 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   NNE   88 miles [141.6 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl.  (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   NNW   116 miles [186.7 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   WNW   120 miles [193.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
North Central WV Airport  (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   SW   75 miles [120.7 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport  (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   NNE   87 miles [140 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   NNE   88 miles [141.6 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   SSE   101 miles [162.5 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl.  (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   NE   101 miles [162.5 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   S   105 miles [169 km]
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport (ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]   WNW   117 miles [188.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl. (PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Upshur County Rgnl.  (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Monroe Co. Airport (FAA ID: 4G5)   [Map]   NNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Fairmont Muni. (FAA ID: 4G7)   [Map]   ENE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Marshall Co. Airport (FAA ID: MPG)   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl. (FAA ID: 79D)   [Map]   ESE   41 miles [66 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
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
  Website for Greenbrier Valley 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
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
  Website for Raleigh County Memorial Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport   (ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.   (PKB/KPKB)   [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
 
Akron - Canton Rgnl.   (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]
  Website for Akron - Canton Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
  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
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
  Website for Port Columbus International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Cleveland / Hopkins Intl.   (CLE/KCLE)   [Map]
  Website for Cleveland / Hopkins International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
  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
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
  Website for Yeager 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Doddridge County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Central Station. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2940, Longitude: -80.8257     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Central Station 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 Central Station), 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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