RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Ortin Heights, West Virginia

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Other WV
Communities





The location of Ortin Heights









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Ortin Heights.

This page contains six sections:

Around Ortin Heights ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 12 miles [19 km] to the southeast of Ortin Heights. Charleston has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Huntington. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the west of Ortin Heights and has a population of 47,100 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 Ortin Heights and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Ashland (KY)   [Map]   20,669   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Flatwoods (KY)   [Map]   7,177   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Russell (KY)   [Map]   3,226   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Gallipolis (OH)   [Map]   3,432   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Ironton (OH)   [Map]   10,722   W   46 miles [74 km]
South Point (OH)   [Map]   3,874   W   41 miles [66 km]
Barboursville   [Map]   4,217   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,542   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,561   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Point Pleasant   [Map]   4,153   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Ravenswood   [Map]   3,738   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Ripley   [Map]   3,231   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,493   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Alum Creek   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bancroft   [Map]   600   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cross Lanes   [Map]   ---   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Eleanor   [Map]   1,598   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Jefferson   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Liberty   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Poca   [Map]   987   N   Less than 2 miles
Raymond City   [Map]   ---   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Rock Lake Village   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Saint Albans   [Map]   100   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Scott Village   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Teays Valley   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Teays Village   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Tornado   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Winfield   [Map]   2,359   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Putnam County ...

Ortin Heights 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 Ortin Heights ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   ESE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl. (FAA ID: GAS)   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Jackson Co. Airport (FAA ID: I18)   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Mason Co. Airport (ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]   NNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lawrence County Airpark (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   S   41 miles [66 km]
Ashland Rgnl.  (FAA ID: DWU)   [Map]   W   50 miles [80.5 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 Ortin Heights.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Ortin Heights. 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
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NNW   121 miles [194.7 km]
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   NW   125 miles [201.2 km]
Morgantown Muni.  (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   NE   131 miles [210.8 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl.  (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   WNW   158 miles [254.3 km]
Dayton Intl.  (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   NW   163 miles [262.3 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   NNE   164 miles [263.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   ESE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   SE   59 miles [95 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   ESE   87 miles [140 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl. (FAA ID: GAS)   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Jackson Co. Airport (FAA ID: I18)   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Mason Co. Airport (ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]   NNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lawrence County Airpark (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Logan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 6L4)   [Map]   S   41 miles [66 km]
Ashland Rgnl.  (FAA ID: DWU)   [Map]   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   ESE   53 miles [85.3 km]
James A Rhodes Airport (FAA ID: I43)   [Map]   NW   55 miles [88.5 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.

Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
  Website for Port Columbus 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
 
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport   (ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mason Co. Airport   (ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lawrence County Airpark   (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
  Website for Morgantown Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ohio University Airport   (ICAO: KUNI)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northern Kentucky Intl.   (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]
  Website for Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dayton Intl.   (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]
  Website for Dayton International 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
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
  Website for Yeager Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tri-State Airport   (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]
  Website for Tri-State 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
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
  Website for Greenbrier Valley Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a West Virginia Community

About Putnam County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

- Return to Citation

<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Ortin Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ortin Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4476, Longitude: -81.8179     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ortin Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<4>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Ortin Heights), 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.

- Return to Citation





 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2018
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 04 Jan 2019