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The location of Strouds









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Strouds ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Oak Hill. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the southwest of Strouds. Oak Hill has a population of 8,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Buckhannon. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the northeast of Strouds and has a population of 5,500 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 Strouds and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Alderson   [Map]   1,155   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Ansted   [Map]   1,353   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Clendenin   [Map]   1,142   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Glenville   [Map]   1,473   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,907   S   41 miles [66 km]
Montgomery   [Map]   1,549   W   41 miles [66 km]
Mount Hope   [Map]   1,310   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Rainelle   [Map]   1,482   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Richwood   [Map]   1,906   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ronceverte   [Map]   1,717   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Spencer   [Map]   2,111   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,361   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Weston   [Map]   3,971   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
White Sulphur Springs   [Map]   2,420   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Addison   [Map]   688   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Beaver   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Camden-on-Gauley   [Map]   148   SE   Less than 2 miles
Canfield   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cowen   [Map]   482   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Craigsville   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Erbacon   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Excelsior   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Harrison   [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Muddlety   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Odell Town   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Sutton   [Map]   988   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Tioga   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Tolbert   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Upperglade   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Webster County ...

Strouds is located in Webster County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Webster County: Braxton, Greenbrier, Lewis, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Randolph & Upshur.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Strouds ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Richwood Muni. (FAA ID: 3I4)   [Map]   SSW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Braxton Co. Airport (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Strouds.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Strouds. 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
Morgantown Muni.  (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   NNE   94 miles [151.3 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   N   146 miles [235 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NW   164 miles [263.9 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ENE   174 miles [280 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl.  (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   NNW   180 miles [289.7 km]
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   WNW   185 miles [297.7 km]
Richmond Intl.  (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   ESE   189 miles [304.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   SSE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   W   52 miles [83.7 km]
North Central WV Airport  (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   NNE   66 miles [106.2 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.  (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   SSE   81 miles [130.4 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.  (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   E   93 miles [149.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Richwood Muni. (FAA ID: 3I4)   [Map]   SSW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Braxton Co. Airport (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
  Website for Pittsburgh International 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
 
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.   (ROA/KROA)   [Map]
  Website for Roanoke Regional Airport - Woodrum Field
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
  Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional 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
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Upshur County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]
  Website for Upshur County Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
  Website for Port Columbus International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ingalls Fld.   (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport   (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]
  Website for Elkins - Randolph County Airport
  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
 
Richmond Intl.   (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]
  Website for Richmond International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
  Website for Greenbrier Valley Airport
  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
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
  Website for Yeager Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Webster County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Strouds.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Strouds. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3879, Longitude: -80.6165     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Strouds 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 Strouds), 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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