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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Chelsea ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Pittsburgh (PA). It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the east of Chelsea. Pittsburgh (PA) has a population of 302,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Canton (OH). It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the northwest of Chelsea and has a population of 70,900 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 Chelsea and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Alliance (OH)   [Map]   21,791   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
New Philadelphia (OH)   [Map]   17,424   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Niles (OH)   [Map]   18,473   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Steubenville (OH)   [Map]   18,003   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Youngstown (OH)   [Map]   64,604   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Baldwin (PA)   [Map]   19,610   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Bethel Park (PA)   [Map]   32,404   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
McKeesport (PA)   [Map]   19,245   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Monroeville (PA)   [Map]   27,716   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Murrysville (PA)   [Map]   19,800   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
New Castle (PA)   [Map]   22,069   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Plum (PA)   [Map]   27,258   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
West Mifflin (PA)   [Map]   19,839   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Weirton   [Map]   18,685   S   5 miles [8 km]
Wheeling   [Map]   27,066   S   29 miles [46.7 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Cream City (OH)   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
East Liverpool (OH)   [Map]   10,691   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Empire (OH)   [Map]   284   NW   Less than 2 miles
Irondale (OH)   [Map]   363   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Richmond (OH)   [Map]   454   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Stratton (OH)   [Map]   280   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Sugar Grove (OH)   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Toronto (OH)   [Map]   4,814   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Wellsville (OH)   [Map]   3,352   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Wintersville (OH)   [Map]   3,727   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Frankfort Springs (PA)   [Map]   127   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Chester   [Map]   2,448   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fairhaven   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
New Cumberland   [Map]   1,050   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Newell   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Hancock County ...

Chelsea is located in Hancock County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Hancock County: Columbiana (OH), Jefferson (OH), Beaver (PA), Washington (PA) & Brooke.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Chelsea ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Jefferson County Airpark    [Map]   2G2   SSW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Columbiana Co. Airport   [Map]   02G   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Wheeling - Ohio Co. Airport(HLG/KHLG)   [Map]   HLG   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Beaver Co. Airport(ICAO: KBVI)   [Map]   BVI   NNE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Carroll County Airport   [Map]   TSO   WNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Harrison Co. Airport   [Map]   8G6   SW   27 miles [43.5 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 Chelsea.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Chelsea. 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
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   NW   53 miles [85.3 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   SSE   68 miles [109.4 km]
Cleveland / Hopkins Intl. (CLE/KCLE)   [Map]   CLE   NW   91 miles [146.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   ESE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Youngstown - Warren Rgnl. (YNG/KYNG)   [Map]   YNG   N   53 miles [85.3 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   ESE   64 miles [103 km]
Wayne Co. Airport (ICAO: KBJJ)   [Map]   BJJ   WNW   72 miles [115.9 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   SSE   84 miles [135.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Jefferson County Airpark    [Map]   2G2   SSW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Columbiana Co. Airport   [Map]   02G   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Wheeling - Ohio Co. Airport(HLG/KHLG)   [Map]   HLG   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Beaver Co. Airport(ICAO: KBVI)   [Map]   BVI   NNE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Carroll County Airport   [Map]   TSO   WNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Harrison Co. Airport   [Map]   8G6   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Washington Co. Airport(ICAO: KAFJ)   [Map]   AFJ   SSE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Zelienople Muni.   [Map]   PJC   NE   31 miles [49.9 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.

Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
        Website for Pittsburgh International 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
 
Wayne Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBJJ)   [Map]
        Website for Wayne County 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
 
Cuyahoga Co. Airport   (CGF/KCGF)   [Map]
        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
 
Wheeling - Ohio Co. Airport   (HLG/KHLG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Beaver Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBVI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
        Website for Morgantown Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Washington Co. Airport   (ICAO: KAFJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Butler Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBTP)   [Map]
        Website for Butler County 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
 
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
 
Allegheny Co. Airport   (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]
        Website for Allegheny County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Youngstown - Warren Rgnl.   (YNG/KYNG)   [Map]
        Website for Youngstown - Warren Regional 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chelsea. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4901, Longitude: -80.5990     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chelsea 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 Chelsea), 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 Chelsea.



 
 
 

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