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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Tanglewood ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Bethel Park (PA). It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the north of Tanglewood. Bethel Park (PA) has a population of 32,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Morgantown. It lies immediately south of Tanglewood and has a population of 30,500 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 Tanglewood and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Baldwin (PA)   [Map]   19,610   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Brentwood (PA)   [Map]   9,398   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Canonsburg (PA)   [Map]   8,837   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Greensburg (PA)   [Map]   14,299   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Jeannette (PA)   [Map]   9,190   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Jefferson Hills (PA)   [Map]   11,226   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
McKeesport (PA)   [Map]   19,245   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Uniontown (PA)   [Map]   9,824   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Washington (PA)   [Map]   13,566   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
West Mifflin (PA)   [Map]   19,839   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Whitehall (PA)   [Map]   13,733   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Fairmont   [Map]   18,467   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Wheeling   [Map]   27,066   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Greensboro (PA)   [Map]   249   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Point Marion (PA)   [Map]   1,117   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Arnettsville   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Arthurdale   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Baker Ridge   [Map]   ---   N   Less than 2 miles
Brookhaven   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Canyon   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Cassville   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cheat Lake   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Granville   [Map]   2,560   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Masontown   [Map]   544   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Pleasant View   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Smithtown   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Star City   [Map]   1,958   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Westover   [Map]   4,182   SW   Less than 2 miles

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

Monongalia County ...

Tanglewood is located in Monongalia County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Monongalia County: Fayette (PA), Greene (PA), Marion, Preston, Taylor & Wetzel.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Tanglewood ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   ESE   Less than 2 miles
Fairmont Muni.   [Map]   4G7   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Greene Co. Airport   [Map]   WAY   NNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Connellsville Airport(ICAO: KVVS)   [Map]   VVS   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   SSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Garrett Co. Airport (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]   2G4   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   S   34 miles [54.7 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 Tanglewood.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Tanglewood. 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   ESE   Less than 2 miles
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NNW   59 miles [95 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   SSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   NNE   51 miles [82.1 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   NNW   59 miles [95 km]
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport (JST/KJST)   [Map]   JST   NE   74 miles [119.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Fairmont Muni.   [Map]   4G7   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Greene Co. Airport   [Map]   WAY   NNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Connellsville Airport(ICAO: KVVS)   [Map]   VVS   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Garrett Co. Airport (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]   2G4   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Washington Co. Airport(ICAO: KAFJ)   [Map]   AFJ   NNW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Mount Pleasant Airport   [Map]   P45   NNE   38 miles [61.2 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
 
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport   (JST/KJST)   [Map]
        Website for John Murtha Johnstown - Cambria County 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
 
Youngstown - Warren Rgnl.   (YNG/KYNG)   [Map]
        Website for Youngstown - Warren Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Connellsville Airport   (ICAO: KVVS)   [Map]
        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
 
Akron - Canton Rgnl.   (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]
        Website for Akron - Canton Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Washington Co. Airport   (ICAO: KAFJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rostraver Airport   (ICAO: KFWQ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wheeling - Ohio Co. Airport   (HLG/KHLG)   [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
 
University Park Airport   (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]
        Website for University Park 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
 
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
 
Allegheny Co. Airport   (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]
        Website for Allegheny County 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Find a Community in West Virginia

About Monongalia County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Monongalia County: www.co.monongalia.wv.us/

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 Tanglewood.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tanglewood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6520, Longitude: -79.9490     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tanglewood 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 Tanglewood), 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 Tanglewood.



 
 
 

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