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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Power ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Pittsburgh (PA). It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the northeast of Power. Pittsburgh (PA) has a population of 302,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bethel Park (PA). It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the east of Power and has a population of 32,400 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 starting from Power and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Dover (OH)   [Map]   12,766   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
New Philadelphia (OH)   [Map]   17,424   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Salem (OH)   [Map]   11,782   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Steubenville (OH)   [Map]   18,003   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Baldwin (PA)   [Map]   19,610   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Franklin Park (PA)   [Map]   14,552   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Jefferson Hills (PA)   [Map]   11,226   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
McKeesport (PA)   [Map]   19,245   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Monroeville (PA)   [Map]   27,716   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Washington (PA)   [Map]   13,566   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
West Mifflin (PA)   [Map]   19,839   E   41 miles [66 km]
Whitehall (PA)   [Map]   13,733   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Wilkinsburg (PA)   [Map]   15,554   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Weirton   [Map]   18,685   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Wheeling   [Map]   27,066   S   9 miles [14.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Brilliant (OH)   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Dillonvale (OH)   [Map]   628   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Highland City (OH)   [Map]   ---   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
New Alexandria (OH)   [Map]   258   N   5 miles [8 km]
Rayland (OH)   [Map]   399   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Tiltonsville (OH)   [Map]   1,297   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Yorkville (OH)   [Map]   1,028   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Beech Bottom   [Map]   482   N   Less than 2 miles
Bethany   [Map]   888   E   5 miles [8 km]
Clearview   [Map]   497   S   5 miles [8 km]
Dutch Town   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Shank Town   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Wellsburg   [Map]   2,589   NE   5 miles [8 km]
West Liberty   [Map]   1,463   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Windsor Heights   [Map]   390   S   Less than 2 miles

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

Brooke County ...

Power is located in Brooke County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Brooke County: Jefferson (OH), Washington (PA), Hancock & Ohio.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Power ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Wheeling - Ohio Co. Airport(HLG/KHLG)   [Map]   HLG   SSE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Jefferson County Airpark    [Map]   2G2   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Harrison Co. Airport   [Map]   8G6   W   18 miles [29 km]
Washington Co. Airport(ICAO: KAFJ)   [Map]   AFJ   ESE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Marshall Co. Airport   [Map]   MPG   S   23 miles [37 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   NE   29 miles [46.7 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 Power.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Power. 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
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   SE   55 miles [88.5 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   NW   63 miles [101.4 km]
Cleveland / Hopkins Intl. (CLE/KCLE)   [Map]   CLE   NW   103 miles [165.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   ENE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   E   66 miles [106.2 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   SSE   67 miles [107.8 km]
Youngstown - Warren Rgnl. (YNG/KYNG)   [Map]   YNG   N   72 miles [115.9 km]
Wayne Co. Airport (ICAO: KBJJ)   [Map]   BJJ   NW   79 miles [127.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Wheeling - Ohio Co. Airport(HLG/KHLG)   [Map]   HLG   SSE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Jefferson County Airpark    [Map]   2G2   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Harrison Co. Airport   [Map]   8G6   W   18 miles [29 km]
Washington Co. Airport(ICAO: KAFJ)   [Map]   AFJ   ESE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Marshall Co. Airport   [Map]   MPG   S   23 miles [37 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.

Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
        Website for Pittsburgh 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
 
Youngstown - Warren Rgnl.   (YNG/KYNG)   [Map]
        Website for Youngstown - Warren Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wayne Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBJJ)   [Map]
        Website for Wayne County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport   (JST/KJST)   [Map]
        Website for John Murtha Johnstown - Cambria County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Cleveland Airport   (BKL/KBKL)   [Map]
        Website for Cleveland / Burke Lakefront Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wheeling - Ohio Co. Airport   (HLG/KHLG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Washington Co. Airport   (ICAO: KAFJ)   [Map]
        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
 
Beaver Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBVI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Harry Clever Fld.   (ICAO: KPHD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Cleveland / Hopkins Intl.   (CLE/KCLE)   [Map]
        Website for Cleveland / Hopkins 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
 
University Park Airport   (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]
        Website for University Park Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Allegheny Co. Airport   (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]
        Website for Allegheny County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Arnold Palmer Rgnl.   (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]
        Website for Arnold Palmer 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Brooke County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Power.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Power. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2112, Longitude: -80.6592     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Power 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 Power), 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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