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Around Girta ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Parkersburg. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the northwest of Girta. Parkersburg has a population of 29,300 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Marietta (OH). It is located about 25 miles [ km] to the northwest of Girta and has a population of 13,400 people.

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Girta.<2>

  • Burning Springs [Wirt County]
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    • Burning Springs [Wirt County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south of Girta
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  • Cairo [Ritchie County]
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    • Cairo [Ritchie County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Girta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 254 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cairo have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cairo<4>
  • Cantwell [Ritchie County]
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    • Cantwell [Ritchie County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Girta
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  • Elizabeth [Wirt County]
  • Freeport [Wirt County]
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    • Freeport [Wirt County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest of Girta
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  • Grantsville [Calhoun County]
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    • Grantsville [Calhoun County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Girta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 513 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grantsville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grantsville<4>
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    • Greencastle [Wirt County]
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      • Greencastle [Wirt County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Girta
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    • Harrisville [Ritchie County]
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      • Harrisville [Ritchie County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Girta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,674 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisville<4>
    • Kanawha [Wood County]
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      • Kanawha [Wood County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the northwest of Girta
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    • Mineral Acres [Wood County]
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      • Mineral Acres [Wood County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Girta
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    • Mineral Wells [Wood County]
    • Newark [Wirt County]
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      • Newark [Wirt County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west of Girta
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    • Peewee [Wirt County]
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      • Peewee [Wirt County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Girta
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    • Slate [Wood County]
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      • Slate [Wood County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the west of Girta
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    • Windy [Wirt County]
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      • Windy [Wirt County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the west of Girta
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For more communities neighboring Girta, please visit our County-by-County Page for Girta.

Ritchie County ...

Girta is located in Ritchie County<5>.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Ritchie County: Calhoun, Doddridge, Gilmer, Pleasants, Tyler, Wirt & Wood.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Girta ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Girta.

Airports Near Girta ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<6> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Girta and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Girta.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Ritchie County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Girta. 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 Girta.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Girta) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Girta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0851, Longitude: -81.2604       In this case, the coordinates for Girta have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Ritchie, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Girta), 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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