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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Pond Creek.

This page contains six sections:

Around Pond Creek ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Parkersburg. It is located about 15 miles [24 km] to the northeast of Pond Creek. Parkersburg has a population of 30,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Athens (OH). It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the northwest of Pond Creek and has a population of 25,200 people.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Belpre (OH)   [Map]   6,406   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gallipolis (OH)   [Map]   3,432   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Jackson (OH)   [Map]   6,252   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Logan (OH)   [Map]   7,069   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Marietta (OH)   [Map]   13,673   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Nelsonville (OH)   [Map]   5,292   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
New Lexington (OH)   [Map]   4,704   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Wellston (OH)   [Map]   5,526   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,542   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,561   S   46 miles [74 km]
Point Pleasant   [Map]   4,153   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Ravenswood   [Map]   3,738   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Ripley   [Map]   3,231   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Vienna   [Map]   10,370   NE   18 miles [29 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bashan (OH)   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Coolville (OH)   [Map]   498   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Keno (OH)   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Racine (OH)   [Map]   653   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Redbush (OH)   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Syracuse (OH)   [Map]   813   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Blennerhassett   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Flatwoods   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hartford City   [Map]   595   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lubeck   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mineral Acres   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mineral Wells   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Odaville   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pleasant View   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Washington   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Wood County ...

Pond Creek is located in Wood County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Wood County: Athens (OH), Meigs (OH), Washington (OH), Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie & Wirt.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Pond Creek ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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


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 Pond Creek ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Jackson Co. Airport   [Map]   I18   SSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mason Co. Airport(ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]   3I2   WSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.(PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   PKB   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Ohio University Airport(ICAO: KUNI)   [Map]   UNI   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl.   [Map]   GAS   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Morgan Co. Airport   [Map]   I71   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Vinton Co. Airport    [Map]   22I   WNW   40 miles [64.4 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 Pond Creek.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pond Creek. 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
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NW   87 miles [140 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   ENE   104 miles [167.4 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   WNW   111 miles [178.6 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NE   125 miles [201.2 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   N   126 miles [202.8 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   DAY   WNW   143 miles [230.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   SW   66 miles [106.2 km]
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport(ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]   LCK   NW   80 miles [128.7 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   E   82 miles [132 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   SSE   96 miles [154.5 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   SE   112 miles [180.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Jackson Co. Airport   [Map]   I18   SSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mason Co. Airport(ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]   3I2   WSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.(PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   PKB   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Ohio University Airport(ICAO: KUNI)   [Map]   UNI   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl.   [Map]   GAS   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Morgan Co. Airport   [Map]   I71   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Vinton Co. Airport    [Map]   22I   WNW   40 miles [64.4 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.

Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
        Website for Port Columbus International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
        Website for Morgantown Municipal Airport
        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
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
        Website for Greenbrier Valley Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mason Co. Airport   (ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.   (PKB/KPKB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ohio University Airport   (ICAO: KUNI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Zanesville Muni.   (ICAO: KZZV)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lawrence County Airpark   (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]
        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
 
Akron - Canton Rgnl.   (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]
        Website for Akron - Canton Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dayton Intl.   (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]
        Website for Dayton International Airport
        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
 
Tri-State Airport   (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]
        Website for Tri-State Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport   (ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]
        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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Search for a West Virginia Community

About Wood County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pond Creek. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Wood County: www.woodcountywv.com/

The official website for State of West Virginia: 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 Pond Creek.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pond Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0942, Longitude: -81.7432     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pond Creek 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 Pond Creek), 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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