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The location of Hugo

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Hugo ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the southeast of Hugo. Charleston has a population of 49,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Huntington. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the west of Hugo and has a population of 48,100 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 and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Ashland (KY)   [Map]   21,038   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Flatwoods (KY)   [Map]   7,311   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Belpre (OH)   [Map]   6,461   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Gallipolis (OH)   [Map]   3,462   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Ironton (OH)   [Map]   10,891   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
South Point (OH)   [Map]   3,938   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Barboursville   [Map]   4,262   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,543   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,604   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,686   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Parkersburg   [Map]   30,601   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Point Pleasant   [Map]   4,237   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Ravenswood   [Map]   3,825   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Saint Albans   [Map]   10,553   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,859   SE   18 miles [29 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Arbuckle   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bancroft   [Map]   598   S   5 miles [8 km]
Buffalo   [Map]   1,250   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cross Lanes   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Eleanor   [Map]   1,603   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Fraziers Bottom   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Indian Village   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Liberty   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Poca   [Map]   989   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Raymond City   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Scott Village   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Teays Valley   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Teays Village   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Upland   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Winfield   [Map]   2,357   S   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Putnam County ...

Hugo is located in Putnam County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Putnam County: Cabell, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln & Mason.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hugo ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Black Betsey   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South of Hugo   [Map]
Confidence   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Eleanor   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Extra   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Hometown   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Paradise   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Plymouth   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Red House   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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


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 Hugo ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Jackson Co. Airport   [Map]   I18   N   23 miles [37 km]
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl.   [Map]   GAS   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Mason Co. Airport(ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]   3I2   NNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Lawrence County Airpark(ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   HTW   WSW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   WSW   40 miles [64.4 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 Hugo.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Hugo. 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
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NNW   112 miles [180.2 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   WNW   119 miles [191.5 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   NE   127 miles [204.4 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl. (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   CVG   WNW   154 miles [247.8 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   DAY   NW   155 miles [249.4 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NNE   157 miles [252.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   WSW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   SE   67 miles [107.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Jackson Co. Airport   [Map]   I18   N   23 miles [37 km]
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl.   [Map]   GAS   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Mason Co. Airport(ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]   3I2   NNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Lawrence County Airpark(ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   HTW   WSW   36 miles [57.9 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.

Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
        Website for Port Columbus International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
        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
 
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport   (ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mason Co. Airport   (ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lawrence County Airpark   (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ohio University Airport   (ICAO: KUNI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
        Website for Morgantown Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northern Kentucky Intl.   (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]
        Website for Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dayton Intl.   (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]
        Website for Dayton International 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
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
        Website for Yeager 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
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
        Website for Raleigh County Memorial 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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: 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 Hugo.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hugo. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5837, Longitude: -81.8574     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hugo 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 Hugo), 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 Hugo.