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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Steiner ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Fairmont. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the north of where Steiner would have been located. Fairmont has a population of 18,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Clarksburg. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the northwest of Steiner and has a population of 16,000 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 starting from Steiner and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Belington   [Map]   1,910   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,364   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,612   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,187   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Glenville   [Map]   1,517   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,127   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Kingwood   [Map]   2,956   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Nutter Fort   [Map]   1,570   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Petersburg   [Map]   2,573   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Philippi   [Map]   3,533   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Pleasant Valley   [Map]   3,172   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Salem   [Map]   1,541   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Shinnston   [Map]   2,161   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Stonewood   [Map]   1,753   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Weston   [Map]   4,044   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Audra   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Beverly   [Map]   679   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Canfield   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Durbin   [Map]   287   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Excelsior   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Frank   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gormley   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Helvetia   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Huttonsville   [Map]   218   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Junior   [Map]   495   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Leadsville   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mill Creek   [Map]   701   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Montrose   [Map]   156   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Valley Bend   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Womelsdorf   [Map]   242   N   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Randolph County ...

Steiner would have been located within present day Randolph County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Randolph County: Barbour, Pendleton, Pocahontas, Tucker, Upshur & Webster.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Steiner ...

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.

Beverly   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast of Steiner   [Map]
Cheat Junction   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Dailey   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Elk River Junction   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Fisher (Historic)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Huff (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Jeff Scotts (Historic)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Lee Bell   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Lonetree (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Mabie   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Pumpkintown   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   NNE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   NNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   NNW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Grant Co. Airport(ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   W99   ENE   43 miles [69.2 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 Steiner.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Steiner. 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   N   59 miles [95 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   N   119 miles [191.5 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   E   132 miles [212.4 km]
Richmond Intl. (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   RIC   ESE   166 miles [267.2 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   NNW   168 miles [270.4 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl. (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   BWI   E   176 miles [283.2 km]
University Park Airport (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]   UNV   NE   179 miles [288.1 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   WNW   179 miles [288.1 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   NNW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   ESE   65 miles [104.6 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   SSW   69 miles [111 km]
Charlottesville Airport (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]   CHO   ESE   90 miles [144.8 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   WSW   95 miles [152.9 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   SW   95 miles [152.9 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld. (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   ROA   S   100 miles [160.9 km]
Lynchburg Rgnl.(LYH/KLYH)   [Map]   LYH   SSE   107 miles [172.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   NNE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   NNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Grant Co. Airport(ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   W99   ENE   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
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
        Website for Greenbrier Valley 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
 
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
 
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.   (ROA/KROA)   [Map]
        Website for Roanoke Regional Airport - Woodrum Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]
        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
 
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport   (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]
        Website for Elkins - Randolph County Airport
        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
 
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
 
Ingalls Fld.   (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]
        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
 
Akron - Canton Rgnl.   (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]
        Website for Akron - Canton Regional 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
 
University Park Airport   (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]
        Website for University Park 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
 
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
        Website for North Central West Virginia 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 ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Randolph 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 Steiner.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Steiner. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7834, Longitude: -79.9098     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Steiner 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 Steiner), 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 Steiner.