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The location of Stringtown

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Stringtown ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Harrisonburg (VA). It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the southeast of where Stringtown would have been located. Harrisonburg (VA) has a population of 53,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fairmont. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the northwest of Stringtown and has a population of 18,600 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 starting from Stringtown and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Mountain Lake Park (MD)   [Map]   2,111   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Bridgewater (VA)   [Map]   6,048   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Broadway (VA)   [Map]   3,860   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
New Market (VA)   [Map]   2,207   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Timberville (VA)   [Map]   2,640   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,364   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,612   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,187   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,127   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Keyser   [Map]   5,200   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Kingwood   [Map]   2,956   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Moorefield   [Map]   2,473   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Petersburg   [Map]   2,573   E   18 miles [29 km]
Philippi   [Map]   3,533   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Pleasant Valley   [Map]   3,172   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Red House (MD)   [Map]   ---   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Arthur   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Bayard   [Map]   272   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Brushy Run   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Canaan Valley   [Map]   ---   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Canfield   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Circleville   [Map]   ---   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Davis   [Map]   655   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hambleton   [Map]   225   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Harman   [Map]   142   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Hendricks   [Map]   265   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Leadsville   [Map]   ---   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Montrose   [Map]   156   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Parsons   [Map]   1,423   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Thomas   [Map]   562   N   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Tucker County ...

Stringtown would have been located within present day Tucker County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Tucker County: Barbour, Grant, Preston & Randolph.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Stringtown ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Grant Co. Airport(ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   W99   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   WNW   33 miles [53.1 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 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 Stringtown.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Stringtown. 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   NNW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   E   108 miles [173.8 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NNW   111 miles [178.6 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl. (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   BWI   E   150 miles [241.4 km]
University Park Airport (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]   UNV   NNE   154 miles [247.8 km]
Richmond Intl. (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   RIC   SE   155 miles [249.4 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   WNW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   SSE   58 miles [93.3 km]
Charlottesville Airport (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]   CHO   SE   80 miles [128.7 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   N   88 miles [141.6 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   SSW   92 miles [148.1 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   NNW   97 miles [156.1 km]
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport (JST/KJST)   [Map]   JST   NNE   97 miles [156.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Grant Co. Airport(ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   W99   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   WNW   33 miles [53.1 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.

Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
        Website for Morgantown Municipal 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
 
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport   (JST/KJST)   [Map]
        Website for John Murtha Johnstown - Cambria County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Grant Co. Airport   (ICAO: KW99)   [Map]
        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
 
Garrett Co. Airport   (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]
        Website for Garrett 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
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
        Website for Pittsburgh International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.   (ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]
        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
 
Richmond Intl.   (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]
        Website for Richmond 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
 
Charlottesville Airport   (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]
        Website for Charlottesville - Albemarle 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 Stringtown.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stringtown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9890, Longitude: -79.4737     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stringtown 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 Stringtown), 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 Stringtown.