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Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Marlinton ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Lexington (VA). It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the southeast of Marlinton. Lexington (VA) has a population of 7,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Elkins. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the north of Marlinton and has a population of 7,000 people.

For comparison, Marlinton has a population of 990 people.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Clifton Forge (VA)   [Map]   3,565   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Covington (VA)   [Map]   5,531   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Craigsville (VA)   [Map]   927   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Addison   [Map]   688   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Alderson   [Map]   1,155   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Gassaway   [Map]   873   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,907   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Mill Creek   [Map]   696   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Rainelle   [Map]   1,482   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Richwood   [Map]   1,906   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Ronceverte   [Map]   1,717   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Rupert   [Map]   919   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,361   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Sutton   [Map]   988   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
White Sulphur Springs   [Map]   2,420   S   31 miles [49.9 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bolar (VA)   [Map]   ---   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Carloover (VA)   [Map]   ---   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Anthony   [Map]   ---   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Buckeye   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Cass   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Durbin   [Map]   294   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Edray   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Falling Spring   [Map]   207   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Green Bank   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hillsboro   [Map]   243   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Huntersville   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Mingo   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Slaty Fork   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Thorny Creek   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Upperglade   [Map]   ---   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]

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

Pocahontas County ...

Marlinton is located in Pocahontas County and is the County Seat.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Pocahontas County: Bath (VA), Highland (VA), Greenbrier, Pendleton, Randolph & Webster.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Marlinton ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Marlinton ...

Looking for more information about Marlinton? 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 Marlinton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Marlinton.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Marlinton


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 Marlinton ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Ingalls Fld.(ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   HSP   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   NNE   47 miles [75.6 km]
New Castle Intl.   [Map]   VA85   S   51 miles [82.1 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   N   53 miles [85.3 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 Marlinton.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Marlinton. 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   N   98 miles [157.7 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   ENE   150 miles [241.4 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   N   156 miles [251.1 km]
Richmond Intl. (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   RIC   ESE   158 miles [254.3 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NW   193 miles [310.6 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl. (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   BWI   ENE   195 miles [313.8 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   NNW   199 miles [320.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld. (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   ROA   S   62 miles [99.8 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   WSW   63 miles [101.4 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   E   64 miles [103 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   N   74 miles [119.1 km]
Lynchburg Rgnl.(LYH/KLYH)   [Map]   LYH   SE   78 miles [125.5 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   W   82 miles [132 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Ingalls Fld.(ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   HSP   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   NNE   47 miles [75.6 km]
New Castle Intl.   [Map]   VA85   S   51 miles [82.1 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   N   53 miles [85.3 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   N   54 miles [86.9 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.

Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
        Website for Morgantown Municipal Airport
        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
 
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
        Website for North Central West Virginia Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [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
 
Ingalls Fld.   (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
        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
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
        Website for Pittsburgh International Airport
        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
 
Richmond Intl.   (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]
        Website for Richmond International 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
 
Baltimore - Washington Intl.   (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]
        Website for Baltimore - Washington International Airport
        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
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
        Website for Greenbrier Valley 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
 
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 Marlinton.

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Marlinton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2245, Longitude: -80.0903     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Marlinton 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 Marlinton), 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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