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The location of Edgewood









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Edgewood ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Morgantown. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the northeast of Edgewood. Morgantown has a population of 30,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fairmont. It is located about 16 miles [25 km] to the northeast of Edgewood and has a population of 18,500 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Shadyside (OH)   [Map]   3,612   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Masontown (PA)   [Map]   3,322   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Waynesburg (PA)   [Map]   3,985   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   E   5 miles [8 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   S   Less than 2 miles
Elkins   [Map]   7,047   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   E   18 miles [29 km]
Kingwood   [Map]   2,929   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Moundsville   [Map]   8,494   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
New Martinsville   [Map]   5,138   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Philippi   [Map]   3,380   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Pleasant Valley   [Map]   3,164   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Weston   [Map]   3,971   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Westover   [Map]   4,182   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Adamston   [Map]   ---   S   Less than 2 miles
Anmoore   [Map]   749   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Despard   [Map]   ---   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Enterprise   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Flemington   [Map]   312   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gore   [Map]   ---   N   Less than 2 miles
Lost Creek   [Map]   474   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lumberport   [Map]   848   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Nutter Fort   [Map]   1,540   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
O'Neill   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Salem   [Map]   1,492   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Shinnston   [Map]   2,129   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Stonewood   [Map]   1,737   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
West Milford   [Map]   609   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Worthington   [Map]   154   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Harrison County ...

Edgewood is located in Harrison County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Harrison County: Barbour, Doddridge, Lewis, Marion, Taylor, Upshur & Wetzel.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Edgewood ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
North Central WV Airport  (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Fairmont Muni. (FAA ID: 4G7)   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl. (FAA ID: 79D)   [Map]   ESE   18 miles [29 km]
Upshur County Rgnl.  (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   SSE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Morgantown Muni.  (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 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 Edgewood.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Edgewood. 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   33 miles [53.1 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   N   82 miles [132 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl.  (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   NNW   125 miles [201.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
North Central WV Airport  (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport  (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   NNE   75 miles [120.7 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   N   82 miles [132 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl.  (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   NE   83 miles [133.6 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   SW   92 miles [148.1 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   S   99 miles [159.3 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.  (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SE   106 miles [170.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Fairmont Muni. (FAA ID: 4G7)   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl. (FAA ID: 79D)   [Map]   ESE   18 miles [29 km]
Upshur County Rgnl.  (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   SSE   21 miles [33.8 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
 
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
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
  Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport
  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
 
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
 
Garrett Co. Airport   (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]
  Website for Garrett County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Washington Co. Airport   (ICAO: KAFJ)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.   (PKB/KPKB)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wheeling - Ohio Co. Airport   (HLG/KHLG)   [Map]
  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
 
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
  Website for North Central West Virginia 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
 
Arnold Palmer Rgnl.   (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]
  Website for Arnold Palmer Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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About Harrison County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Edgewood. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Harrison County: www.harrisoncountywv.com/

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 Edgewood.

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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- Edgewood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Edgewood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3034, Longitude: -80.3537     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Edgewood 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 Edgewood), 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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