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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Salt Lick.

This page contains six sections:

Around Salt Lick ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Morgantown. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the northwest of Salt Lick. Morgantown has a population of 30,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Cumberland (MD). It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the northeast of Salt Lick and has a population of 19,700 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 from Salt Lick and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Frostburg (MD)   [Map]   8,642   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
California (PA)   [Map]   6,364   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Connellsville (PA)   [Map]   7,368   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Scottdale (PA)   [Map]   4,179   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Somerset (PA)   [Map]   5,945   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Uniontown (PA)   [Map]   9,824   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Waynesburg (PA)   [Map]   3,985   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,047   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Fairmont   [Map]   18,467   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Keyser   [Map]   5,077   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Westover   [Map]   4,182   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Loch Lynn Heights (MD)   [Map]   528   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mountain Lake Park (MD)   [Map]   2,080   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Oakland (MD)   [Map]   1,838   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Red House (MD)   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Albright   [Map]   282   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Arthurdale   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Aurora   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Heathers Run   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Kingwood   [Map]   2,929   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Newburg   [Map]   319   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Reedsville   [Map]   598   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rowlesburg   [Map]   577   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Terra Alta   [Map]   1,501   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Threefork Bridge   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Tunnelton   [Map]   298   W   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Preston County ...

Salt Lick 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 Salt Lick ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Garrett Co. Airport (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]   2G4   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   WSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Fairmont Muni.   [Map]   4G7   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Grant Co. Airport(ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   W99   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   SSW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Connellsville Airport(ICAO: KVVS)   [Map]   VVS   N   39 miles [62.8 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 Salt Lick.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Salt Lick. 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   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NNW   83 miles [133.6 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   ESE   118 miles [189.9 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   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   N   61 miles [98.2 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   NNW   68 miles [109.4 km]
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport (JST/KJST)   [Map]   JST   NNE   75 miles [120.7 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   NNW   83 miles [133.6 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   SSE   86 miles [138.4 km]
Charlottesville Airport (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]   CHO   SE   106 miles [170.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Garrett Co. Airport (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]   2G4   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   WSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Fairmont Muni.   [Map]   4G7   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Grant Co. Airport(ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   W99   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   SSW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Connellsville Airport(ICAO: KVVS)   [Map]   VVS   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   SW   45 miles [72.4 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.

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
 
Grant Co. Airport   (ICAO: KW99)   [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
 
Connellsville Airport   (ICAO: KVVS)   [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
 
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.   (ICAO: KCBE)   [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
 
Baltimore - Washington Intl.   (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]
        Website for Baltimore - Washington 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
 
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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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 Salt Lick.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Salt Lick. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3923, Longitude: -79.5970     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Salt Lick 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 Salt Lick), 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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