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Introduction ...

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

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Around Ruthbelle ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Morgantown. It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the northwest of Ruthbelle. Morgantown has a population of 30,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Cumberland (MD). It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the east of Ruthbelle and has a population of 20,000 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 Ruthbelle and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Frostburg (MD)   [Map]   8,676   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
California (PA)   [Map]   6,466   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Connellsville (PA)   [Map]   7,437   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Donora (PA)   [Map]   4,622   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Monessen (PA)   [Map]   7,413   N   46 miles [74 km]
Mount Pleasant (PA)   [Map]   4,325   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Somerset (PA)   [Map]   5,991   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Uniontown (PA)   [Map]   9,942   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,364   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,612   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   16,035   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,187   S   41 miles [66 km]
Fairmont   [Map]   18,622   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,127   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Keyser   [Map]   5,200   E   35 miles [56.3 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
McHenry (MD)   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Oakland (MD)   [Map]   1,873   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Albright   [Map]   286   S   Less than 2 miles
Arthurdale   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Aurora   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Brandonville   [Map]   106   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bruceton Mills   [Map]   87   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Heathers Run   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Kingwood   [Map]   2,956   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Masontown   [Map]   548   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Newburg   [Map]   313   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Reedsville   [Map]   596   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rowlesburg   [Map]   579   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Terra Alta   [Map]   1,491   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Tunnelton   [Map]   297   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Preston County ...

Ruthbelle is located in Preston County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Preston County: Garrett (MD), Fayette (PA), Barbour, Grant, Monongalia, Taylor & Tucker.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Ruthbelle ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Bull Run   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest of Ruthbelle   [Map]
Camp Ground   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Cascade   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Cranesville   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Heathers Run   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Herring   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Kanes Creek   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Kingwood   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Lake Ford (MD)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Little Sandy   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Masontown   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Mountain View   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Oriole (Historic)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Reedsville   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Rockville   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Salt Lick   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Sugar Valley   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Valley Point   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   WNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Garrett Co. Airport (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]   2G4   ENE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fairmont Muni.   [Map]   4G7   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Connellsville Airport(ICAO: KVVS)   [Map]   VVS   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   WSW   34 miles [54.7 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 Ruthbelle.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Ruthbelle. 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   WNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NNW   74 miles [119.1 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   ESE   123 miles [197.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   WSW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   NNE   54 miles [86.9 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   NNW   60 miles [96.6 km]
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport (JST/KJST)   [Map]   JST   NE   70 miles [112.7 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   NNW   74 miles [119.1 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   SSE   94 miles [151.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Garrett Co. Airport (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]   2G4   ENE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fairmont Muni.   [Map]   4G7   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Connellsville Airport(ICAO: KVVS)   [Map]   VVS   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Greene Co. Airport   [Map]   WAY   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Seven Springs Airport   [Map]   7SP   NNE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Mount Pleasant Airport   [Map]   P45   N   41 miles [66 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   SSW   44 miles [70.8 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
 
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport   (JST/KJST)   [Map]
        Website for John Murtha Johnstown - Cambria County 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
 
Garrett Co. Airport   (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]
        Website for Garrett County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Connellsville Airport   (ICAO: KVVS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport   (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]
        Website for Elkins - Randolph County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Grant Co. Airport   (ICAO: KW99)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.   (ICAO: KCBE)   [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
 
Rostraver Airport   (ICAO: KFWQ)   [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
 
Akron - Canton Rgnl.   (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]
        Website for Akron - Canton Regional 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
 
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
        Website for North Central West Virginia 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
 

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ruthbelle. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5076, Longitude: -79.6431     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ruthbelle 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 Ruthbelle), 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 Ruthbelle.