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Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Gassaway ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Clarksburg. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the northeast of Gassaway. Clarksburg has a population of 16,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Buckhannon. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the northeast of Gassaway and has a population of 5,600 people.

For comparison, Gassaway has a population of 900 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Ansted   [Map]   1,374   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Clendenin   [Map]   1,173   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,852   S   46 miles [74 km]
Glenville   [Map]   1,517   N   18 miles [29 km]
Harrisville   [Map]   1,750   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Montgomery   [Map]   1,577   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Nutter Fort   [Map]   1,570   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Pennsboro   [Map]   1,067   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Rainelle   [Map]   1,468   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Richwood   [Map]   1,955   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Salem   [Map]   1,541   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Spencer   [Map]   2,158   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Stonewood   [Map]   1,753   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,434   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Weston   [Map]   4,044   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Arnett   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Arnoldsburg   [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Burnsville   [Map]   496   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Canfield   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Clem   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Exchange   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Flatwoods   [Map]   277   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Harrison   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Heaters   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mudfork   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Orma   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Sand Fork   [Map]   155   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Sutton   [Map]   1,033   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Truebada   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Braxton County ...

Gassaway is located in Braxton County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Braxton County: Calhoun, Clay, Gilmer, Lewis, Nicholas & Webster.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Gassaway ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gassaway ...

Looking for more information about Gassaway? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Gassaway, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Gassaway.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    West Virginia Statewide Tourism
    Gassaway Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Gassaway


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 Gassaway ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   SSE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   WSW   48 miles [77.2 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 Gassaway.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Gassaway. 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   NNE   81 miles [130.4 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NNE   128 miles [206 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NW   145 miles [233.4 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   NNW   159 miles [255.9 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   WNW   170 miles [273.6 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   E   179 miles [288.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   WSW   48 miles [77.2 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   NNE   52 miles [83.7 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   SSE   59 miles [95 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   SSW   63 miles [101.4 km]
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   W   98 miles [157.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   SSE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   NE   35 miles [56.3 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
 
Tri-State Airport   (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]
        Website for Tri-State Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.   (ROA/KROA)   [Map]
        Website for Roanoke Regional Airport - Woodrum Field
        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
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
        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
 
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport   (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]
        Website for Elkins - Randolph County 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
 
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.   (PKB/KPKB)   [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
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
        Website for Yeager 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
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
        Website for Greenbrier Valley Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
        Website for Raleigh County Memorial Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gassaway.

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Gassaway. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gassaway

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gassaway. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6704, Longitude: -80.7721     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gassaway 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 Gassaway), 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 Gassaway.