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The location of Knoxville









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Knoxville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Bethel Park (PA). It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the northeast of Knoxville. Bethel Park (PA) has a population of 32,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Morgantown. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the southeast of Knoxville and has a population of 30,500 people.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Steubenville (OH)   [Map]   18,003   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Baldwin (PA)   [Map]   19,610   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Brentwood (PA)   [Map]   9,398   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Canonsburg (PA)   [Map]   8,837   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Dormont (PA)   [Map]   8,377   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Jefferson Hills (PA)   [Map]   11,226   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Uniontown (PA)   [Map]   9,824   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Washington (PA)   [Map]   13,566   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Whitehall (PA)   [Map]   13,733   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Fairmont   [Map]   18,467   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Moundsville   [Map]   8,494   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Weirton   [Map]   18,685   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Wheeling   [Map]   27,066   N   13 miles [20.9 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Bellaire (OH)   [Map]   4,106   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bridgeport (OH)   [Map]   1,766   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Brookside (OH)   [Map]   589   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Neffs (OH)   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Powhatan Point (OH)   [Map]   1,548   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Shadyside (OH)   [Map]   3,612   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Vadis (OH)   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Adaline   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Benwood   [Map]   1,307   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bethlehem   [Map]   2,359   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cameron   [Map]   871   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Glen Dale   [Map]   1,413   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
McMechen   [Map]   1,775   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Triadelphia   [Map]   759   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Valley Grove   [Map]   357   N   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Marshall County ...

Knoxville is located in Marshall County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marshall County: Belmont (OH), Monroe (OH), Greene (PA), Washington (PA), Ohio & Wetzel.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Knoxville ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Marshall Co. Airport (FAA ID: MPG)   [Map]   W   5 miles [8 km]
Wheeling - Ohio Co. Airport (HLG/KHLG)   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Monroe Co. Airport (FAA ID: 4G5)   [Map]   WSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Washington Co. Airport (ICAO: KAFJ)   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Greene Co. Airport (FAA ID: WAY)   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Barnesville Airport (FAA ID: 6G5)   [Map]   WNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Harrison Co. Airport (FAA ID: 8G6)   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Jefferson County Airpark  (FAA ID: 2G2)   [Map]   N   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 Knoxville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Knoxville. 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]   ESE   41 miles [66 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   NNE   46 miles [74 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl.  (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   NNW   82 miles [132 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
North Central WV Airport  (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   SSE   46 miles [74 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   NNE   46 miles [74 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport  (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl.  (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   ENE   70 miles [112.7 km]
Youngstown - Warren Rgnl.  (YNG/KYNG)   [Map]   N   94 miles [151.3 km]
Wayne Co. Airport  (ICAO: KBJJ)   [Map]   NW   94 miles [151.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Marshall Co. Airport (FAA ID: MPG)   [Map]   W   5 miles [8 km]
Wheeling - Ohio Co. Airport (HLG/KHLG)   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Monroe Co. Airport (FAA ID: 4G5)   [Map]   WSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Washington Co. Airport (ICAO: KAFJ)   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Greene Co. Airport (FAA ID: WAY)   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Barnesville Airport (FAA ID: 6G5)   [Map]   WNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Harrison Co. Airport (FAA ID: 8G6)   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Jefferson County Airpark  (FAA ID: 2G2)   [Map]   N   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
 
Youngstown - Warren Rgnl.   (YNG/KYNG)   [Map]
  Website for Youngstown - Warren Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wayne Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBJJ)   [Map]
  Website for Wayne County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport   (JST/KJST)   [Map]
  Website for John Murtha Johnstown - Cambria County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wheeling - Ohio Co. Airport   (HLG/KHLG)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Washington Co. Airport   (ICAO: KAFJ)   [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
 
Rostraver Airport   (ICAO: KFWQ)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Connellsville Airport   (ICAO: KVVS)   [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
 
University Park Airport   (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]
  Website for University Park 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Marshall County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Knoxville) 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 Knoxville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Knoxville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Knoxville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8889, Longitude: -80.6360     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Knoxville 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 Knoxville), 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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