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The location of Somervilla









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Somervilla ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Parkersburg. It lies just east of Somervilla. Parkersburg has a population of 30,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Athens (OH). It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the west of Somervilla and has a population of 25,200 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 Somervilla and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Belpre (OH)   [Map]   6,406   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Crooksville (OH)   [Map]   2,491   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Gallipolis (OH)   [Map]   3,432   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Logan (OH)   [Map]   7,069   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Marietta (OH)   [Map]   13,673   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Middleport (OH)   [Map]   2,446   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Nelsonville (OH)   [Map]   5,292   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
New Lexington (OH)   [Map]   4,704   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Wellston (OH)   [Map]   5,526   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
New Martinsville   [Map]   5,138   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Point Pleasant   [Map]   4,153   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Ravenswood   [Map]   3,738   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Ripley   [Map]   3,231   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Vienna   [Map]   10,370   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Williamstown   [Map]   2,906   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Coolville (OH)   [Map]   498   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Redbush (OH)   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Sandhill (OH)   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Blennerhassett   [Map]   ---   W   Less than 2 miles
Boaz   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Greencastle   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kanawha   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lubeck   [Map]   ---   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Mineral Acres   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mineral Wells   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
North Hills   [Map]   793   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Parkers Towne   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Pleasant View   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Slate   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Washington   [Map]   ---   W   2 miles [3.2 km]

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

Wood County ...

Somervilla is located in 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 Somervilla ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Somervilla. 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 Somervilla. 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, attractions 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 Somervilla ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl. (PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   ENE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   ENE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Jackson Co. Airport (FAA ID: I18)   [Map]   SSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Morgan Co. Airport (FAA ID: I71)   [Map]   NNW   28 miles [45.1 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Somervilla.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Somervilla. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NW   84 miles [135.2 km]
Morgantown Muni.  (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   ENE   94 miles [151.3 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   NE   112 miles [180.2 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl.  (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   N   114 miles [183.5 km]
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   W   116 miles [186.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   S   61 miles [98.2 km]
North Central WV Airport  (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   E   74 miles [119.1 km]
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport (ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]   WNW   79 miles [127.1 km]
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   SW   79 miles [127.1 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   SSE   105 miles [169 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   NE   112 miles [180.2 km]
Wayne Co. Airport  (ICAO: KBJJ)   [Map]   N   112 miles [180.2 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport  (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   NE   117 miles [188.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl. (PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   ENE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   ENE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Jackson Co. Airport (FAA ID: I18)   [Map]   SSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Morgan Co. Airport (FAA ID: I71)   [Map]   NNW   28 miles [45.1 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
  Website for Morgantown Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport   (ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
  Website for Raleigh County Memorial Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wayne Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBJJ)   [Map]
  Website for Wayne County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Allegheny Co. Airport   (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]
  Website for Allegheny County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.   (PKB/KPKB)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
  Website for Pittsburgh International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ohio University Airport   (ICAO: KUNI)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mason Co. Airport   (ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Akron - Canton Rgnl.   (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]
  Website for Akron - Canton Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dayton Intl.   (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]
  Website for Dayton International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Cleveland / Hopkins Intl.   (CLE/KCLE)   [Map]
  Website for Cleveland / Hopkins International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
  Website for Yeager Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
  Website for North Central West Virginia Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tri-State Airport   (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]
  Website for Tri-State Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in West Virginia

About Wood County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wood County: www.woodcountywv.com/

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://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 Somervilla.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Somervilla. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2640, Longitude: -81.6190     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Somervilla 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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Somervilla), 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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