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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Trilby ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Parkersburg. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the west of where Trilby would have been located. Parkersburg has a population of 30,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fairmont. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the east of Trilby and has a population of 18,500 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 Trilby and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Belpre (OH)   [Map]   6,406   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Marietta (OH)   [Map]   13,673   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Moundsville   [Map]   8,494   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
New Martinsville   [Map]   5,138   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Philippi   [Map]   3,380   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Pleasant Valley   [Map]   3,164   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Ravenswood   [Map]   3,738   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Ripley   [Map]   3,231   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Vienna   [Map]   10,370   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Weston   [Map]   3,971   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Williamstown   [Map]   2,906   W   29 miles [46.7 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Grandview (OH)   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Auburn   [Map]   90   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Belmont   [Map]   876   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cairo   [Map]   262   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cantwell   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ellenboro   [Map]   356   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Friendly   [Map]   124   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Harrisville   [Map]   1,740   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hebron   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Middlebourne   [Map]   766   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pennsboro   [Map]   1,045   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Pullman   [Map]   140   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Saint Marys   [Map]   1,787   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Smithburg   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
West Union   [Map]   833   E   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Ritchie County ...

Trilby would have been located within present day Ritchie County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Ritchie County: Calhoun, Doddridge, Gilmer, Pleasants, Tyler, Wirt & Wood.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Trilby ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.(PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   PKB   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   4G5   NNW   37 miles [59.5 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   ESE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   ESE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   SSE   41 miles [66 km]
Fairmont Muni.   [Map]   4G7   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 Trilby.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Trilby. 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   ENE   61 miles [98.2 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NNE   93 miles [149.7 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   WNW   115 miles [185.1 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   NNW   118 miles [189.9 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   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   SSW   69 miles [111 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   NNE   93 miles [149.7 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   NNE   93 miles [149.7 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   SSE   100 miles [160.9 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   S   101 miles [162.5 km]
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   SW   105 miles [169 km]
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport(ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]   LCK   WNW   112 miles [180.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.(PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   PKB   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   4G5   NNW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   ESE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   ESE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   SSE   41 miles [66 km]
Fairmont Muni.   [Map]   4G7   ENE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Marshall Co. Airport   [Map]   MPG   NNE   45 miles [72.4 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
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
        Website for Raleigh County Memorial 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
 
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport   (ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.   (PKB/KPKB)   [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
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
        Website for Port Columbus International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [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
 
Allegheny Co. Airport   (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]
        Website for Allegheny County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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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 Trilby.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trilby. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2467, Longitude: -80.9446     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Trilby 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 Trilby), 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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