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The location of Chestnut Ridge

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Chestnut Ridge.

This page contains six sections:

Around Chestnut Ridge ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Morgantown. It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the north of Chestnut Ridge. Morgantown has a population of 30,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fairmont. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the west of Chestnut Ridge and has a population of 18,600 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 it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Frostburg (MD)   [Map]   8,676   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
California (PA)   [Map]   6,466   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Connellsville (PA)   [Map]   7,437   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Masontown (PA)   [Map]   3,365   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Uniontown (PA)   [Map]   9,942   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Waynesburg (PA)   [Map]   3,993   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,364   W   23 miles [37 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,612   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   16,035   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,187   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,127   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Keyser   [Map]   5,200   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Philippi   [Map]   3,533   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Weston   [Map]   4,044   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Westover   [Map]   4,243   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Albright   [Map]   286   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Arthurdale   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Aurora   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fetterman   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Heathers Run   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hebron   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Kingwood   [Map]   2,956   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Knottsville   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Masontown   [Map]   548   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Newburg   [Map]   313   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Reedsville   [Map]   596   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rowlesburg   [Map]   579   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Smithtown   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Terra Alta   [Map]   1,491   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Tunnelton   [Map]   297   E   3 miles [4.8 km]

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

Monongalia County ...

Chestnut Ridge is primarily located in Monongalia County. A portion of Chestnut Ridge extends into Preston County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Monongalia County: Fayette (PA), Greene (PA), Marion, Preston, Taylor & Wetzel.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Chestnut Ridge ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   NNW   18 miles [29 km]
Fairmont Muni.   [Map]   4G7   WNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   WSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Garrett Co. Airport (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]   2G4   ENE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   SW   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 Chestnut Ridge.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Chestnut Ridge. 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   NNW   18 miles [29 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NNW   79 miles [127.1 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   WSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   NNE   65 miles [104.6 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   N   67 miles [107.8 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   NNW   79 miles [127.1 km]
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport (JST/KJST)   [Map]   JST   NE   82 miles [132 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   SSE   91 miles [146.5 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   SSW   109 miles [175.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Fairmont Muni.   [Map]   4G7   WNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Garrett Co. Airport (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]   2G4   ENE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Greene Co. Airport   [Map]   WAY   NNW   39 miles [62.8 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
 
Allegheny Co. Airport   (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]
        Website for Allegheny County 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
 
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
 
Garrett Co. Airport   (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]
        Website for Garrett 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
 
Connellsville Airport   (ICAO: KVVS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Grant Co. Airport   (ICAO: KW99)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Washington Co. Airport   (ICAO: KAFJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.   (ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]
        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
 
University Park Airport   (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]
        Website for University Park 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
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
        Website for Port Columbus International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Harrisburg Intl.   (MDT/KMDT)   [Map]
        Website for Harrisburg International 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
 
Arnold Palmer Rgnl.   (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]
        Website for Arnold Palmer Regional 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 Chestnut Ridge. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Monongalia County: www.co.monongalia.wv.us/

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 Chestnut Ridge.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chestnut Ridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3840, Longitude: -79.8134     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chestnut Ridge 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 Chestnut Ridge), 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 Chestnut Ridge.