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The location of Scott

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Scott ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Parkersburg. It lies just east of where Scott would have been located. Parkersburg has a population of 30,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Athens (OH). It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the west of Scott and has a population of 25,300 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 Scott and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Belpre (OH)   [Map]   6,461   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Crooksville (OH)   [Map]   2,497   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Gallipolis (OH)   [Map]   3,462   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Logan (OH)   [Map]   7,085   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Marietta (OH)   [Map]   13,650   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Middleport (OH)   [Map]   2,465   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Nelsonville (OH)   [Map]   5,299   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
New Lexington (OH)   [Map]   4,722   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Wellston (OH)   [Map]   5,554   W   46 miles [74 km]
Paden City   [Map]   2,487   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Point Pleasant   [Map]   4,237   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Ravenswood   [Map]   3,825   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Ripley   [Map]   3,245   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Vienna   [Map]   10,459   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Williamstown   [Map]   2,941   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Armadale (OH)   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Coolville (OH)   [Map]   492   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Keno (OH)   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Redbush (OH)   [Map]   ---   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Blennerhassett   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Boaz   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kanawha   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lubeck   [Map]   ---   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Mineral Acres   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mineral Wells   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
North Hills   [Map]   820   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Parkers Towne   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pleasant View   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Slate   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Washington   [Map]   ---   N   Less than 2 miles

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

Wood County ...

Scott would have been located within present day Wood County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Wood County: Athens (OH), Meigs (OH), Washington (OH), Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie & Wirt.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Scott ...

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.

Corner (OH)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North of Scott   [Map]
Hockingport (OH)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Ireland (OH)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Larkmead   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Little Hocking (OH)   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
New England   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Pleasant View   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Porterfield (OH)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Redbush (OH)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Rockland (OH)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Torch (OH)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Walkers Crossing (Historic)   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.(PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   PKB   ENE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   ENE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jackson Co. Airport   [Map]   I18   SSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Morgan Co. Airport   [Map]   I71   NNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Ohio University Airport(ICAO: KUNI)   [Map]   UNI   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Mason Co. Airport(ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]   3I2   SW   31 miles [49.9 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 Scott.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Scott. 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
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NW   82 miles [132 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   ENE   98 miles [157.7 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   W   113 miles [181.9 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NE   115 miles [185.1 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   N   116 miles [186.7 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   DAY   WNW   142 miles [228.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   S   60 miles [96.6 km]
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   SW   76 miles [122.3 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   E   77 miles [123.9 km]
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport(ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]   LCK   WNW   77 miles [123.9 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   SSE   104 miles [167.4 km]
Wayne Co. Airport (ICAO: KBJJ)   [Map]   BJJ   N   113 miles [181.9 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   NE   115 miles [185.1 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   NE   120 miles [193.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.(PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   PKB   ENE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   ENE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jackson Co. Airport   [Map]   I18   SSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Morgan Co. Airport   [Map]   I71   NNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Ohio University Airport(ICAO: KUNI)   [Map]   UNI   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Mason Co. Airport(ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]   3I2   SW   31 miles [49.9 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.

Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
        Website for Port Columbus 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
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
        Website for Raleigh County Memorial 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
 
Allegheny Co. Airport   (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]
        Website for Allegheny County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.   (PKB/KPKB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ohio University Airport   (ICAO: KUNI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mason Co. Airport   (ICAO: K3I2)   [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
 
Akron - Canton Rgnl.   (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]
        Website for Akron - Canton Regional 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
 
Tri-State Airport   (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]
        Website for Tri-State 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
 
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport   (ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wood County: www.woodcountywv.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 Scott.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scott. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2415, Longitude: -81.6807     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Scott 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 Scott), 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 Scott.