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The location of Shenango

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Shenango ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Morgantown. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the east of where Shenango would have been located. Morgantown has a population of 30,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Parkersburg. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the southwest of Shenango and has a population of 30,600 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 Shenango and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bellaire (OH)   [Map]   4,170   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Marietta (OH)   [Map]   13,650   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Martins Ferry (OH)   [Map]   6,756   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Saint Clairsville (OH)   [Map]   5,109   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Washington (PA)   [Map]   13,514   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,364   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,612   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   16,035   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fairmont   [Map]   18,622   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,127   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Moundsville   [Map]   8,741   N   23 miles [37 km]
New Martinsville   [Map]   5,181   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Vienna   [Map]   10,459   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Westover   [Map]   4,243   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Wheeling   [Map]   27,375   N   33 miles [53.1 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Clarington (OH)   [Map]   373   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Adaline   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Atwood   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Bane   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Barker   [Map]   ---   E   Less than 2 miles
Bebee   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hundred   [Map]   276   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kent   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Littleton   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Middlebourne   [Map]   787   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Paden City   [Map]   2,487   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pine Grove   [Map]   510   S   Less than 2 miles
Sistersville   [Map]   1,316   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Smithfield   [Map]   157   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Uniontown   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Wetzel County ...

Shenango would have been located within present day Wetzel County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Wetzel County: Monroe (OH), Greene (PA), Doddridge, Harrison, Marion, Marshall, Monongalia & Tyler.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Shenango ...

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.

Big Run   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East of Shenango   [Map]
Carbide   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Childs   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Dean   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Five Points (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Four Mile   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Green Hill   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Halls Mills   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
King   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Kingstown   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Minnie   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Porters Falls   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Reader   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Wheat   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marshall Co. Airport   [Map]   MPG   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   4G5   WNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Fairmont Muni.   [Map]   4G7   ESE   29 miles [46.7 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Greene Co. Airport   [Map]   WAY   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Barnesville Airport   [Map]   6G5   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Wheeling - Ohio Co. Airport(HLG/KHLG)   [Map]   HLG   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   E   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 Shenango.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Shenango. 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   E   41 miles [66 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NNE   67 miles [107.8 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   NNW   100 miles [160.9 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   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   NE   66 miles [106.2 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   NNE   67 miles [107.8 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   NE   82 miles [132 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   SSW   96 miles [154.5 km]
Wayne Co. Airport (ICAO: KBJJ)   [Map]   BJJ   NW   109 miles [175.4 km]
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport (JST/KJST)   [Map]   JST   ENE   110 miles [177 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marshall Co. Airport   [Map]   MPG   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   4G5   WNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Fairmont Muni.   [Map]   4G7   ESE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Greene Co. Airport   [Map]   WAY   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Barnesville Airport   [Map]   6G5   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Wheeling - Ohio Co. Airport(HLG/KHLG)   [Map]   HLG   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.(PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   PKB   WSW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   WSW   43 miles [69.2 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
 
Wayne Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBJJ)   [Map]
        Website for Wayne County 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
 
Wheeling - Ohio Co. Airport   (HLG/KHLG)   [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
 
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.   (PKB/KPKB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Washington Co. Airport   (ICAO: KAFJ)   [Map]
        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
 
Cleveland / Hopkins Intl.   (CLE/KCLE)   [Map]
        Website for Cleveland / Hopkins International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
        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
 
Arnold Palmer Rgnl.   (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]
        Website for Arnold Palmer Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Shenango.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shenango. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5854, Longitude: -80.6870     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shenango 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 Shenango), 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 Shenango.