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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Seymour ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Winchester (VA). It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the southeast of Seymour. Winchester (VA) has a population of 27,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Cumberland (MD). It lies just northeast of Seymour 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 and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Frostburg (MD)   [Map]   8,642   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bedford (PA)   [Map]   2,724   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Connellsville (PA)   [Map]   7,368   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Geistown (PA)   [Map]   2,303   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Johnstown (PA)   [Map]   19,643   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Somerset (PA)   [Map]   5,945   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Southmont (PA)   [Map]   2,123   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Westmont (PA)   [Map]   4,798   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Windber (PA)   [Map]   3,902   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Strasburg (VA)   [Map]   6,617   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Keyser   [Map]   5,077   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kingwood   [Map]   2,929   W   46 miles [74 km]
Martinsburg   [Map]   17,404   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Moorefield   [Map]   2,433   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Petersburg   [Map]   2,593   S   44 miles [70.8 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Corriganville (MD)   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Eckhart Mines (MD)   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
La Vale (MD)   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Loarville (MD)   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lonaconing (MD)   [Map]   1,128   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Midland (MD)   [Map]   424   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Midlothian (MD)   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Mount Savage (MD)   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pinto (MD)   [Map]   ---   SW   Less than 2 miles
Rawlings (MD)   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Spring Gap (MD)   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Carpendale   [Map]   928   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Fort Ashby   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Ridgeley   [Map]   630   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Wiley Ford   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]

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

Mineral County ...

Seymour is located in Mineral County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Mineral County: Allegany (MD), Garrett (MD), Grant, Hampshire & Hardy.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Seymour ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.(ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]   CBE   ENE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Garrett Co. Airport (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]   2G4   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Somerset Co. Airport    [Map]   2G9   NNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bedford Co. Airport    [Map]   HMZ   NNE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Seven Springs Airport   [Map]   7SP   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Grant Co. Airport(ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   W99   SSW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.(MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   MRB   ESE   46 miles [74 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 Seymour.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Seymour. 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   W   58 miles [93.3 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   ESE   85 miles [136.8 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NW   97 miles [156.1 km]
University Park Airport (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]   UNV   NNE   100 miles [160.9 km]
Harrisburg Intl. (MDT/KMDT)   [Map]   MDT   ENE   116 miles [186.7 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl. (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   BWI   ESE   118 miles [189.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport (JST/KJST)   [Map]   JST   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   NNW   56 miles [90.1 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   WSW   77 miles [123.9 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   NW   78 miles [125.5 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   S   91 miles [146.5 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   NW   97 miles [156.1 km]
Charlottesville Airport (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]   CHO   S   102 miles [164.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.(ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]   CBE   ENE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Garrett Co. Airport (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]   2G4   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Somerset Co. Airport    [Map]   2G9   NNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bedford Co. Airport    [Map]   HMZ   NNE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Seven Springs Airport   [Map]   7SP   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Grant Co. Airport(ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   W99   SSW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.(MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   MRB   ESE   46 miles [74 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
 
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
 
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.   (ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]
        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
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
        Website for Pittsburgh International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.   (MRB/KMRB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Winchester Rgnl.   (ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Connellsville Airport   (ICAO: KVVS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hagerstown Rgnl.   (HGR/KHGR)   [Map]
        Website for Hagerstown Regional 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
 
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
 
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport   (JST/KJST)   [Map]
        Website for John Murtha Johnstown - Cambria 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
 
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
        Website for North Central West Virginia 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of West Virginia

About Mineral County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Seymour. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Mineral County: www.mineralcountywv.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 Seymour.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Seymour. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5926, Longitude: -78.8170     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Seymour 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 Seymour), 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 Seymour.



 
 
 

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