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The location of Overhill









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Overhill ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Morgantown. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the north of Overhill. Morgantown has a population of 30,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fairmont. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the north of Overhill and has a population of 18,500 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 from Overhill and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Belington   [Map]   1,864   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   N   23 miles [37 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,047   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Granville   [Map]   2,560   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Kingwood   [Map]   2,929   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Mannington   [Map]   2,043   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Philippi   [Map]   3,380   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Pleasant Valley   [Map]   3,164   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Shinnston   [Map]   2,129   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Star City   [Map]   1,958   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Weston   [Map]   3,971   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Westover   [Map]   4,182   N   47 miles [75.6 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Audra   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Berryburg   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Elk City   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Excelsior   [Map]   ---   SE   Less than 2 miles
Frenchton   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Garton Village   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Gormley   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hoover Town   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Junior   [Map]   487   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Tigheville   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Union   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Valley Bend   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Wellington Heights   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Wilsontown   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Womelsdorf   [Map]   242   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Upshur County ...

Overhill is located in Upshur County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Upshur County: Barbour, Harrison, Lewis, Randolph & Webster.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Overhill ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   WNW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Upshur County Rgnl.  (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   WNW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl. (FAA ID: 79D)   [Map]   NNE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport  (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   ESE   16 miles [25.7 km]
North Central WV Airport  (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 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 Overhill.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Overhill. 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]   NNE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   N   105 miles [169 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   E   144 miles [231.7 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl.  (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   NNW   151 miles [243 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   WNW   162 miles [260.7 km]
University Park Airport  (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]   NE   178 miles [286.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
North Central WV Airport  (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   S   77 miles [123.9 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.  (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SE   83 miles [133.6 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   WSW   87 miles [140 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   SW   96 miles [154.5 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport  (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   N   96 miles [154.5 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl.  (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   NNE   98 miles [157.7 km]
Charlottesville Airport  (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]   ESE   107 miles [172.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   WNW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Upshur County Rgnl.  (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   WNW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl. (FAA ID: 79D)   [Map]   NNE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport  (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   ESE   16 miles [25.7 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
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
  Website for Raleigh County Memorial 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
 
Charlottesville Airport   (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]
  Website for Charlottesville - Albemarle Airport
  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
 
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport   (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]
  Website for Elkins - Randolph County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Grant Co. Airport   (ICAO: KW99)   [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
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
  Website for Port Columbus 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
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
  Website for Greenbrier Valley Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
  Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional 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 Upshur County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 from Point A (ie- Overhill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Overhill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9620, Longitude: -80.1515     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Overhill 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 Overhill), 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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