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The location of Ridgeley

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Ridgeley ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Winchester (VA). It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the southeast of Ridgeley. Winchester (VA) has a population of 27,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Cumberland (MD). It lies immediately northeast of Ridgeley and has a population of 20,000 people.

For comparison, Ridgeley has a population of 640 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 Ridgeley and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Frostburg (MD)   [Map]   8,676   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bedford (PA)   [Map]   2,721   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Connellsville (PA)   [Map]   7,437   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Geistown (PA)   [Map]   2,345   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Johnstown (PA)   [Map]   19,712   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Portage (PA)   [Map]   2,476   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Somerset (PA)   [Map]   5,991   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Westmont (PA)   [Map]   4,876   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Windber (PA)   [Map]   3,937   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Strasburg (VA)   [Map]   6,583   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Keyser   [Map]   5,200   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Kingwood   [Map]   2,956   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Martinsburg   [Map]   17,687   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Moorefield   [Map]   2,473   S   41 miles [66 km]
Petersburg   [Map]   2,573   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Corriganville (MD)   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Eckhart Mines (MD)   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Ellerslie (MD)   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
La Vale (MD)   [Map]   ---   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Loarville (MD)   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Midlothian (MD)   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mount Savage (MD)   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pinto (MD)   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Rawlings (MD)   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Spring Gap (MD)   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Stringtown (PA)   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Wellersburg (PA)   [Map]   178   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Carpendale   [Map]   934   SW   Less than 2 miles
Fort Ashby   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Wiley Ford   [Map]   ---   S   Less than 2 miles

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

Mineral County ...

Ridgeley is located in Mineral County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Mineral County: Allegany (MD), Garrett (MD), Grant, Hampshire & Hardy.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Ridgeley ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ridgeley ...

Looking for more information about Ridgeley? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ridgeley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Ridgeley.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    West Virginia Statewide Tourism
    Ridgeley Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Ridgeley


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 Ridgeley ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.(ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]   CBE   SSE   Less than 2 miles
Somerset Co. Airport    [Map]   2G9   NNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Garrett Co. Airport (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]   2G4   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Bedford Co. Airport    [Map]   HMZ   NNE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Seven Springs Airport   [Map]   7SP   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.(MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   MRB   ESE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport (JST/KJST)   [Map]   JST   N   46 miles [74 km]
Winchester Rgnl.(ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   OKV   SE   48 miles [77.2 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 Ridgeley.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Ridgeley. 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
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   W   60 miles [96.6 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   SE   85 miles [136.8 km]
University Park Airport (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]   UNV   NNE   96 miles [154.5 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NW   96 miles [154.5 km]
Harrisburg Intl. (MDT/KMDT)   [Map]   MDT   ENE   112 miles [180.2 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl. (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   BWI   ESE   116 miles [186.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport (JST/KJST)   [Map]   JST   N   46 miles [74 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   NW   55 miles [88.5 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   NW   78 miles [125.5 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   WSW   81 miles [130.4 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   S   95 miles [152.9 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   NW   96 miles [154.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.(ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]   CBE   SSE   Less than 2 miles
Somerset Co. Airport    [Map]   2G9   NNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Garrett Co. Airport (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]   2G4   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Bedford Co. Airport    [Map]   HMZ   NNE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Seven Springs Airport   [Map]   7SP   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.(MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   MRB   ESE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Winchester Rgnl.(ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   OKV   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Grant Co. Airport(ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   W99   SSW   49 miles [78.9 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       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
        Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Charlottesville Airport   (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]
        Website for Charlottesville - Albemarle Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.   (ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Garrett Co. Airport   (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]
        Website for Garrett County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.   (MRB/KMRB)   [Map]
        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
 
Winchester Rgnl.   (ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Grant Co. Airport   (ICAO: KW99)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Altoona - Blair Co. Airport   (AOO/KAOO)   [Map]
        Website for Altoona - Blair County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Connellsville Airport   (ICAO: KVVS)   [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
 
Harrisburg Intl.   (MDT/KMDT)   [Map]
        Website for Harrisburg International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Baltimore - Washington Intl.   (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]
        Website for Baltimore - Washington International 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
 
Arnold Palmer Rgnl.   (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]
        Website for Arnold Palmer Regional 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
 
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
        Website for North Central West Virginia Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Mineral County: www.mineralcountywv.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 Ridgeley.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Ridgeley. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ridgeley) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ridgeley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ridgeley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ridgeley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6429, Longitude: -78.7713     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ridgeley 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 Ridgeley), 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ridgeley.