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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Sellers ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Fairmont. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the north of where Sellers would have been located. Fairmont has a population of 18,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Clarksburg. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the north of Sellers and has a population of 15,600 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 drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Belington   [Map]   1,864   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,047   E   18 miles [29 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Kingwood   [Map]   2,929   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Mannington   [Map]   2,043   N   46 miles [74 km]
Nutter Fort   [Map]   1,540   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Philippi   [Map]   3,380   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Pleasant Valley   [Map]   3,164   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Richwood   [Map]   1,906   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Salem   [Map]   1,492   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Shinnston   [Map]   2,129   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Stonewood   [Map]   1,737   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Weston   [Map]   3,971   NW   18 miles [29 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Audra   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Beverly   [Map]   675   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Excelsior   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Frenchton   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Garton Village   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gormley   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Goshen   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Helvetia   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hoover Town   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Huttonsville   [Map]   215   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Junior   [Map]   487   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mill Creek   [Map]   696   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Wilsontown   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Womelsdorf   [Map]   242   E   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Upshur County ...

Sellers would have been located within present day Upshur County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Upshur County: Barbour, Harrison, Lewis, Randolph & Webster.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sellers ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   NNW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   NNW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   E   18 miles [29 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   NNE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   WSW   27 miles [43.5 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 Sellers.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sellers. 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   NNE   55 miles [88.5 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   N   111 miles [178.6 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   E   147 miles [236.6 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   NNW   155 miles [249.4 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   WNW   163 miles [262.3 km]
Richmond Intl. (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   RIC   ESE   182 miles [292.9 km]
University Park Airport (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]   UNV   NE   184 miles [296.1 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   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   S   70 miles [112.7 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   ESE   81 miles [130.4 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   WSW   83 miles [133.6 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   SW   90 miles [144.8 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   N   103 miles [165.8 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   NNE   105 miles [169 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld. (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   ROA   S   107 miles [172.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   NNW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   NNW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   E   18 miles [29 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   NNE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   WSW   27 miles [43.5 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
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
        Website for Yeager 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
 
Allegheny Co. Airport   (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]
        Website for Allegheny County 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
 
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.   (ROA/KROA)   [Map]
        Website for Roanoke Regional Airport - Woodrum Field
        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
 
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport   (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]
        Website for Elkins - Randolph County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Grant Co. Airport   (ICAO: KW99)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [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
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
        Website for Port Columbus International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Richmond Intl.   (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]
        Website for Richmond International Airport
        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
 
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
        Website for North Central West Virginia 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
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
        Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Upshur County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Sellers.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sellers. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8732, Longitude: -80.1926     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sellers 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 Sellers), 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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