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The location of Luzon









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Luzon ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Parkersburg. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the southwest of Luzon. Parkersburg has a population of 30,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Wheeling. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the north of Luzon and has a population of 27,100 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.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Barnesville (OH)   [Map]   4,081   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Bellaire (OH)   [Map]   4,106   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Belpre (OH)   [Map]   6,406   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Cambridge (OH)   [Map]   10,411   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Marietta (OH)   [Map]   13,673   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Martins Ferry (OH)   [Map]   6,659   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Saint Clairsville (OH)   [Map]   5,049   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Waynesburg (PA)   [Map]   3,985   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Fairmont   [Map]   18,467   E   41 miles [66 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Moundsville   [Map]   8,494   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
New Martinsville   [Map]   5,138   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Vienna   [Map]   10,370   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Antioch (OH)   [Map]   81   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Grandview (OH)   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Graysville (OH)   [Map]   73   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Matamoras (OH)   [Map]   871   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Plainview (OH)   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Atwood   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Barker   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bebee   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Friendly   [Map]   124   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hebron   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kent   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Middlebourne   [Map]   766   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Paden City   [Map]   2,424   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Pine Grove   [Map]   504   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sistersville   [Map]   1,288   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Tyler County ...

Luzon is located in Tyler County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Tyler County: Washington (OH), Doddridge, Monroe, Pleasants, Ritchie & Wetzel.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Luzon ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Monroe Co. Airport (FAA ID: 4G5)   [Map]   NNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Marshall Co. Airport (FAA ID: MPG)   [Map]   NNE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl. (PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   WSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   WSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Barnesville Airport (FAA ID: 6G5)   [Map]   NNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Noble Co. Airport (FAA ID: I10)   [Map]   WNW   37 miles [59.5 km]
North Central WV Airport  (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   ESE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Fairmont Muni. (FAA ID: 4G7)   [Map]   E   41 miles [66 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 Luzon.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Luzon. 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]   E   54 miles [86.9 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   NNE   75 miles [120.7 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl.  (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   NNW   99 miles [159.3 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   WNW   108 miles [173.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
North Central WV Airport  (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   ESE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   NNE   75 miles [120.7 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport  (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   NE   77 miles [123.9 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   SSW   87 miles [140 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl.  (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   ENE   95 miles [152.9 km]
Wayne Co. Airport  (ICAO: KBJJ)   [Map]   NNW   105 miles [169 km]
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport (ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]   W   107 miles [172.2 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   SSE   119 miles [191.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Monroe Co. Airport (FAA ID: 4G5)   [Map]   NNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Marshall Co. Airport (FAA ID: MPG)   [Map]   NNE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl. (PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   WSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   WSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Barnesville Airport (FAA ID: 6G5)   [Map]   NNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Noble Co. Airport (FAA ID: I10)   [Map]   WNW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Fairmont Muni. (FAA ID: 4G7)   [Map]   E   41 miles [66 km]
Cambridge Muni. (FAA ID: CDI)   [Map]   NW   45 miles [72.4 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
 
Arnold Palmer Rgnl.   (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]
  Website for Arnold Palmer 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
 
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport   (ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]
  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
 
Youngstown - Warren Rgnl.   (YNG/KYNG)   [Map]
  Website for Youngstown - Warren Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
  Website for Raleigh County Memorial Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.   (PKB/KPKB)   [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
 
Wheeling - Ohio Co. Airport   (HLG/KHLG)   [Map]
  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
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
  Website for Port Columbus International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Washington Co. Airport   (ICAO: KAFJ)   [Map]
  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
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
  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
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
  Website for Yeager Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Tyler County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Luzon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Luzon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5334, Longitude: -80.9296     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Luzon 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 Luzon), 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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