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The location of Eden









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Eden ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Clarksburg. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the north of Eden. Clarksburg has a population of 15,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bridgeport. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the north of Eden and has a population of 8,600 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 Eden and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Belington   [Map]   1,864   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   N   18 miles [29 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,047   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Glenville   [Map]   1,473   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Harrisville   [Map]   1,740   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Nutter Fort   [Map]   1,540   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Philippi   [Map]   3,380   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Pleasant Valley   [Map]   3,164   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Richwood   [Map]   1,906   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Salem   [Map]   1,492   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Shinnston   [Map]   2,129   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Stonewood   [Map]   1,737   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,361   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Weston   [Map]   3,971   N   21 miles [33.8 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Addison   [Map]   688   S   18 miles [29 km]
Burnsville   [Map]   490   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Excelsior   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Flatwoods   [Map]   270   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Frenchton   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Garton Village   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Goshen   [Map]   ---   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Hacker Valley   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Heaters   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Helvetia   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hoover Town   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Huttonsville   [Map]   215   E   18 miles [29 km]
Mill Creek   [Map]   696   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Wilsontown   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]

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

Upshur County ...

Eden is located in Upshur County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Upshur County: Barbour, Harrison, Lewis, Randolph & Webster.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Eden ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Braxton Co. Airport (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   WSW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Upshur County Rgnl.  (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport  (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   ENE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl. (FAA ID: 79D)   [Map]   NNE   32 miles [51.5 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Eden.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Eden. 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]   NNE   65 miles [104.6 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   N   120 miles [193.1 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   E   155 miles [249.4 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl.  (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   NNW   161 miles [259.1 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NW   161 miles [259.1 km]
Richmond Intl.  (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   ESE   184 miles [296.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
North Central WV Airport  (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   S   61 miles [98.2 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   WSW   72 miles [115.9 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   SW   78 miles [125.5 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.  (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   ESE   84 miles [135.2 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.  (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   S   99 miles [159.3 km]
Charlottesville Airport  (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]   ESE   109 miles [175.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Braxton Co. Airport (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   WSW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Upshur County Rgnl.  (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport  (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   ENE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl. (FAA ID: 79D)   [Map]   NNE   32 miles [51.5 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
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
  Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.   (ROA/KROA)   [Map]
  Website for Roanoke Regional Airport - Woodrum Field
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Charlottesville Airport   (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]
  Website for Charlottesville - Albemarle Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]
  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
 
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
 
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport   (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]
  Website for Elkins - Randolph County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [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
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
  Website for Port Columbus International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Richmond Intl.   (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]
  Website for Richmond International Airport
  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
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
  Website for Greenbrier Valley Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
  Website for Yeager 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 ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Upshur County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7437, Longitude: -80.3279     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Eden 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 Eden), 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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