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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Tanner ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Parkersburg. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the northwest of Tanner. Parkersburg has a population of 30,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Clarksburg. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the northeast of Tanner and has a population of 15,600 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 and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Belpre (OH)   [Map]   6,406   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Marietta (OH)   [Map]   13,673   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
New Martinsville   [Map]   5,138   N   46 miles [74 km]
Paden City   [Map]   2,424   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Philippi   [Map]   3,380   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Ravenswood   [Map]   3,738   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Ripley   [Map]   3,231   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Shinnston   [Map]   2,129   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Spencer   [Map]   2,111   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,361   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Vienna   [Map]   10,370   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Weston   [Map]   3,971   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Williamstown   [Map]   2,906   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Arnett   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Arnoldsburg   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Auburn   [Map]   90   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Burning Springs   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Burnsville   [Map]   490   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Cairo   [Map]   262   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cantwell   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Exchange   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Glenville   [Map]   1,473   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Grantsville   [Map]   531   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Harrisville   [Map]   1,740   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Orma   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Pullman   [Map]   140   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Sand Fork   [Map]   151   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Truebada   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Gilmer County ...

Tanner is located in Gilmer County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Gilmer County: Braxton, Calhoun, Doddridge, Lewis & Ritchie.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Tanner ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.(PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   PKB   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   ENE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Jackson Co. Airport   [Map]   I18   W   46 miles [74 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   ENE   49 miles [78.9 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 Tanner.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Tanner. 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   NE   71 miles [114.3 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NNE   110 miles [177 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NW   125 miles [201.2 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   N   136 miles [218.9 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   WNW   155 miles [249.4 km]
Cleveland / Hopkins Intl. (CLE/KCLE)   [Map]   CLE   NNW   174 miles [280 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   ENE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   SW   54 miles [86.9 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   S   82 miles [132 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   SSE   83 miles [133.6 km]
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   WSW   96 miles [154.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.(PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   PKB   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Jackson Co. Airport   [Map]   I18   W   46 miles [74 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   ENE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   S   51 miles [82.1 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
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
        Website for Pittsburgh International 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
 
Allegheny Co. Airport   (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]
        Website for Allegheny County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
        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
 
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.   (PKB/KPKB)   [Map]
        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
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mason Co. Airport   (ICAO: K3I2)   [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
 
Cleveland / Hopkins Intl.   (CLE/KCLE)   [Map]
        Website for Cleveland / Hopkins 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
 
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
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
        Website for Greenbrier Valley Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

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 Tanner.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tanner. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9815, Longitude: -80.9496     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tanner 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 Tanner), 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 Tanner.



 
 
 

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