Below are places that are close (or relative) to Trowbridge.
This page contains six sections:
Around Trowbridge ...
The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Morgantown. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the northwest of where Trowbridge would have been located. Morgantown has a population of 30,500 people.<1>
The next largest community is Fairmont.
It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the west of Trowbridge and has a population of 18,500 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 and not the distance if you drove.<2>
|Frostburg (MD) [Map] ||8,642|| E ||43 miles [69.2 km]|
|California (PA) [Map] ||6,364|| N ||45 miles [72.4 km]|
|Connellsville (PA) [Map] ||7,368|| N ||40 miles [64.4 km]|
|Mount Pleasant (PA) [Map] ||4,295|| N ||50 miles [80.5 km]|
|Scottdale (PA) [Map] ||4,179|| N ||47 miles [75.6 km]|
|Uniontown (PA) [Map] ||9,824|| N ||32 miles [51.5 km]|
|Waynesburg (PA) [Map] ||3,985|| NW ||41 miles [66 km]|
|Bridgeport [Map] ||8,635|| W ||31 miles [49.9 km]|
|Buckhannon [Map] ||5,529|| SW ||41 miles [66 km]|
|Clarksburg [Map] ||15,621|| W ||36 miles [57.9 km]|
|Elkins [Map] ||7,047|| S ||35 miles [56.3 km]|
|Grafton [Map] ||5,077|| W ||18 miles [29 km]|
|Keyser [Map] ||5,077|| E ||37 miles [59.5 km]|
|Weston [Map] ||3,971|| SW ||49 miles [78.9 km]|
|Westover [Map] ||4,182|| NW ||20 miles [32.2 km]|
Below is a sample of nearby communities:
For more communities neighboring Trowbridge, please visit our County-by-County Page for Trowbridge.
Preston County ...
Trowbridge would have been located within present day Preston County.
The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Preston County: Garrett (MD), Fayette (PA), Barbour, Grant, Monongalia, Taylor & Tucker.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Trowbridge ...
This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Trowbridge.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Trowbridge. 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 Trowbridge. 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 Trowbridge ...
Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Trowbridge.
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 Trowbridge.
Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Trowbridge. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.
Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service
General Aviation Airports
|Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code) ||Dir||Distance|
|Garrett Co. Airport (ICAO: K2G4) [Map]|| ENE ||21 miles [33.8 km]|
|Fairmont Muni. (FAA ID: 4G7) [Map]|| W ||25 miles [40.2 km]|
|Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl. (FAA ID: 79D) [Map]|| SW ||27 miles [43.5 km]|
|Connellsville Airport (ICAO: KVVS) [Map]|| N ||36 miles [57.9 km]|
|Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN) [Map]|| SSW ||38 miles [61.2 km]|
|Greene Co. Airport (FAA ID: WAY) [Map]|| NW ||40 miles [64.4 km]|
|Grant Co. Airport (ICAO: KW99) [Map]|| SE ||41 miles [66 km]|
|Buckhannon Airport [Map]|| SW ||43 miles [69.2 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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia
About Preston County
About West Virginia
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
|<1>||Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Trowbridge.|
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|<2>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Trowbridge) to Point B.|
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trowbridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4287, Longitude: -79.6853 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Trowbridge 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 Trowbridge), 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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