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The location of Penbro









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Penbro ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Clarksburg. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the north of where Penbro would have been located. Clarksburg has a population of 15,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bridgeport. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the north of Penbro and has a population of 8,600 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 Penbro and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Belington   [Map]   1,864   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   N   23 miles [37 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,047   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Glenville   [Map]   1,473   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Marlinton   [Map]   994   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Nutter Fort   [Map]   1,540   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Parsons   [Map]   1,415   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Philippi   [Map]   3,380   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Richwood   [Map]   1,906   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Salem   [Map]   1,492   N   46 miles [74 km]
Stonewood   [Map]   1,737   N   41 miles [66 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,361   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Sutton   [Map]   988   W   23 miles [37 km]
Weston   [Map]   3,971   N   28 miles [45.1 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Addison   [Map]   688   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Erbacon   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Excelsior   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Flatwoods   [Map]   270   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Frenchton   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Goshen   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hacker Valley   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Helvetia   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Hoover Town   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Huttonsville   [Map]   215   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mill Creek   [Map]   696   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mingo   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Slaty Fork   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Wilsontown   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Webster County ...

Penbro would have been located within present day Webster County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Webster County: Braxton, Greenbrier, Lewis, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Randolph & Upshur.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Penbro ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Braxton Co. Airport (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 km]
Upshur County Rgnl.  (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport  (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Richwood Muni. (FAA ID: 3I4)   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl. (FAA ID: 79D)   [Map]   NNE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SW   42 miles [67.6 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 Penbro.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Penbro. 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   71 miles [114.3 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   N   127 miles [204.4 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   E   153 miles [246.2 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl.  (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   NNW   167 miles [268.8 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NW   167 miles [268.8 km]
Richmond Intl.  (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   ESE   179 miles [288.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
North Central WV Airport  (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   S   55 miles [88.5 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   WSW   73 miles [117.5 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   SW   75 miles [120.7 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.  (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   ESE   79 miles [127.1 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.  (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   S   93 miles [149.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Braxton Co. Airport (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 km]
Upshur County Rgnl.  (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport  (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Richwood Muni. (FAA ID: 3I4)   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl. (FAA ID: 79D)   [Map]   NNE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SW   42 miles [67.6 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
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
  Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.   (ROA/KROA)   [Map]
  Website for Roanoke Regional Airport - Woodrum Field
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Charlottesville Airport   (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]
  Website for Charlottesville - Albemarle Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [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
 
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport   (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]
  Website for Elkins - Randolph County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ingalls Fld.   (ICAO: KHSP)   [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
 
Richmond Intl.   (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]
  Website for Richmond International 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
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
  Website for Yeager 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
 

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Find a Community located in West Virginia

About Webster County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Penbro.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Penbro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6518, Longitude: -80.2842     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Penbro 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 Penbro), 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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