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The location of Russet

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Russet ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the southwest of Russet. Charleston has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Parkersburg. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the northwest of Russet and has a population of 30,100 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 Russet and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Belpre (OH)   [Map]   6,406   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Marietta (OH)   [Map]   13,673   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Paden City   [Map]   2,424   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Ravenswood   [Map]   3,738   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Ripley   [Map]   3,231   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Saint Marys   [Map]   1,787   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,493   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Spencer   [Map]   2,111   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,361   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Vienna   [Map]   10,370   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Weston   [Map]   3,971   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Williamstown   [Map]   2,906   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Winfield   [Map]   2,359   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Arnett   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Arnoldsburg   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Auburn   [Map]   90   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Burning Springs   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cantwell   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Clem   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Exchange   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Gassaway   [Map]   873   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Glenville   [Map]   1,473   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Grantsville   [Map]   531   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Mudfork   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Orma   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Reedy   [Map]   165   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Sand Fork   [Map]   151   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Truebada   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Calhoun County ...

Russet is located in Calhoun County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Calhoun County: Braxton, Clay, Gilmer, Ritchie, Roane & Wirt.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Russet ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   ESE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.(PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   PKB   NNW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NNW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Jackson Co. Airport   [Map]   I18   W   41 miles [66 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   ENE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   SSE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   SW   45 miles [72.4 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 Russet.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Russet. 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   NE   80 miles [128.7 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NNE   120 miles [193.1 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NW   124 miles [199.6 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   N   142 miles [228.5 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   WNW   151 miles [243 km]
Cleveland / Hopkins Intl. (CLE/KCLE)   [Map]   CLE   NNW   180 miles [289.7 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   DAY   WNW   183 miles [294.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   ENE   53 miles [85.3 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   S   75 miles [120.7 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   SSE   78 miles [125.5 km]
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   WSW   88 miles [141.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   ESE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.(PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   PKB   NNW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NNW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Jackson Co. Airport   [Map]   I18   W   41 miles [66 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   ENE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   SSE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   SSE   47 miles [75.6 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       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
        Website for Pittsburgh International 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
 
Tri-State Airport   (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]
        Website for Tri-State 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
 
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport   (ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.   (PKB/KPKB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Upshur County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]
        Website for Upshur County Regional 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
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mason Co. Airport   (ICAO: K3I2)   [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
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [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
 
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
 
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
        Website for North Central West Virginia 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Calhoun County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Russet. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8731, Longitude: -81.0565     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Russet 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 Russet), 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 Russet.



 
 
 

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