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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Southmoor Heights.

This page contains six sections:

Around Southmoor Heights ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Parkersburg. It lies immediately north of Southmoor Heights. Parkersburg has a population of 30,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Athens (OH). It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the west of Southmoor Heights and has a population of 25,200 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
Belpre (OH)   [Map]   6,406   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Crooksville (OH)   [Map]   2,491   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Gallipolis (OH)   [Map]   3,432   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Logan (OH)   [Map]   7,069   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Marietta (OH)   [Map]   13,673   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Middleport (OH)   [Map]   2,446   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Nelsonville (OH)   [Map]   5,292   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
New Lexington (OH)   [Map]   4,704   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
New Martinsville   [Map]   5,138   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Paden City   [Map]   2,424   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Point Pleasant   [Map]   4,153   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Ravenswood   [Map]   3,738   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Ripley   [Map]   3,231   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Vienna   [Map]   10,370   N   5 miles [8 km]
Williamstown   [Map]   2,906   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Coolville (OH)   [Map]   498   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Redbush (OH)   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Sandhill (OH)   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Blennerhassett   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Boaz   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Greencastle   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Kanawha   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Lubeck   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Mineral Acres   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Mineral Wells   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
North Hills   [Map]   793   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Parkers Towne   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pleasant View   [Map]   ---   SW   Less than 2 miles
Slate   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Washington   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Wood County ...

Southmoor Heights 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 Southmoor Heights ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.(PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   PKB   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Jackson Co. Airport   [Map]   I18   SW   24 miles [38.6 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 Southmoor Heights.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Southmoor Heights. 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
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NW   88 miles [141.6 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   ENE   92 miles [148.1 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NE   112 miles [180.2 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   N   116 miles [186.7 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   W   120 miles [193.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   S   59 miles [95 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   E   71 miles [114.3 km]
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   SW   80 miles [128.7 km]
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport(ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]   LCK   WNW   83 miles [133.6 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   SSE   102 miles [164.2 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   NE   112 miles [180.2 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   SSE   113 miles [181.9 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   NE   116 miles [186.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.(PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   PKB   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Jackson Co. Airport   [Map]   I18   SW   24 miles [38.6 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       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
        Website for Morgantown Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport   (ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]
        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
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
        Website for Greenbrier Valley 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
 
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.   (PKB/KPKB)   [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
 
Ohio University Airport   (ICAO: KUNI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mason Co. Airport   (ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Zanesville Muni.   (ICAO: KZZV)   [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
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dayton Intl.   (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]
        Website for Dayton 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
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
        Website for Yeager 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
 
Tri-State Airport   (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]
        Website for Tri-State Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       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 Southmoor Heights. 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: 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 Southmoor Heights.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Southmoor Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2279, Longitude: -81.5582     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Southmoor Heights 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 Southmoor Heights), 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 Southmoor Heights.



 
 
 

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