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The location of Dusk









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Dusk ...

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

The next largest community is Clarksburg. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the northeast of Dusk and has a population of 15,600 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 from Dusk and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Belington   [Map]   1,864   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,047   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Harrisville   [Map]   1,740   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Mannington   [Map]   2,043   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Nutter Fort   [Map]   1,540   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Philippi   [Map]   3,380   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Richwood   [Map]   1,906   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Saint Marys   [Map]   1,787   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Shinnston   [Map]   2,129   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Spencer   [Map]   2,111   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Stonewood   [Map]   1,737   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,361   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Weston   [Map]   3,971   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Arnett   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Auburn   [Map]   90   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Burnsville   [Map]   490   E   5 miles [8 km]
Camden   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Canfield   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Clem   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Cox Town   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Exchange   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Flatwoods   [Map]   270   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gassaway   [Map]   873   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Glenville   [Map]   1,473   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Heaters   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Sand Fork   [Map]   151   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Sutton   [Map]   988   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Truebada   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Gilmer County ...

Dusk is located in Gilmer County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Gilmer County: Braxton, Calhoun, Doddridge, Lewis & Ritchie.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Dusk ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Braxton Co. Airport (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   SSE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ENE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Upshur County Rgnl.  (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   ENE   27 miles [43.5 km]
North Central WV Airport  (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Richwood Muni. (FAA ID: 3I4)   [Map]   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl. (FAA ID: 79D)   [Map]   ENE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   S   44 miles [70.8 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 Dusk.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Dusk. 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]   NE   69 miles [111 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   NNE   115 miles [185.1 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NW   138 miles [222.1 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl.  (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   NNW   146 miles [235 km]
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   WNW   167 miles [268.8 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   E   177 miles [284.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
North Central WV Airport  (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   SW   56 miles [90.1 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   SSE   72 miles [115.9 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   SSW   77 miles [123.9 km]
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   WSW   103 miles [165.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Braxton Co. Airport (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   SSE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ENE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Upshur County Rgnl.  (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   ENE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Richwood Muni. (FAA ID: 3I4)   [Map]   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl. (FAA ID: 79D)   [Map]   ENE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   S   44 miles [70.8 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
  Website for Pittsburgh International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tri-State Airport   (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]
  Website for Tri-State Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
  Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional 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
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [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
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
  Website for Port Columbus International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [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
 
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.   (PKB/KPKB)   [Map]
  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
 
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
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
  Website for Greenbrier Valley 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Gilmer County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 drawn from Point A (ie- Dusk) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dusk. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8640, Longitude: -80.7512     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dusk 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 Dusk), 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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