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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Sell ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Morgantown. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the northwest of Sell. Morgantown has a population of 30,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fairmont. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the northwest of Sell and has a population of 18,500 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Frostburg (MD)   [Map]   8,642   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Masontown (PA)   [Map]   3,322   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Uniontown (PA)   [Map]   9,824   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,047   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   W   23 miles [37 km]
Keyser   [Map]   5,077   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Kingwood   [Map]   2,929   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Petersburg   [Map]   2,593   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Philippi   [Map]   3,380   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Pleasant Valley   [Map]   3,164   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Weston   [Map]   3,971   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Westover   [Map]   4,182   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Loch Lynn Heights (MD)   [Map]   528   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mountain Lake Park (MD)   [Map]   2,080   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Oakland (MD)   [Map]   1,838   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Red House (MD)   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Aurora   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Bayard   [Map]   269   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Davis   [Map]   644   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hambleton   [Map]   217   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Heathers Run   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hendricks   [Map]   257   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Parsons   [Map]   1,415   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Rowlesburg   [Map]   577   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Terra Alta   [Map]   1,501   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Thomas   [Map]   556   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Tunnelton   [Map]   298   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Preston County ...

Sell 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 Sell ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Garrett Co. Airport (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]   2G4   NNE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   WSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   SSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Grant Co. Airport(ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   W99   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   NNW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Fairmont Muni.   [Map]   4G7   WNW   33 miles [53.1 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   WSW   41 miles [66 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 Sell.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sell. 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   NNW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NNW   91 miles [146.5 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   E   116 miles [186.7 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   70 miles [112.7 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   NNW   77 miles [123.9 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   SSE   78 miles [125.5 km]
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport (JST/KJST)   [Map]   JST   NNE   82 miles [132 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   NNW   91 miles [146.5 km]
Charlottesville Airport (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]   CHO   SE   98 miles [157.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Garrett Co. Airport (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]   2G4   NNE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   WSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   SSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Grant Co. Airport(ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   W99   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Fairmont Muni.   [Map]   4G7   WNW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   WSW   41 miles [66 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   WSW   41 miles [66 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
 
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
 
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
 
Upshur County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]
        Website for Upshur County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Connellsville Airport   (ICAO: KVVS)   [Map]
        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
 
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
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
        Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of West Virginia

About Preston County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sell. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2651, Longitude: -79.5867     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sell 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 Sell), 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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