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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Tyler ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Morgantown. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the east of Tyler. Morgantown has a population of 30,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Parkersburg. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the west of Tyler and has a population of 30,100 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bellaire (OH)   [Map]   4,106   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Belpre (OH)   [Map]   6,406   W   41 miles [66 km]
Marietta (OH)   [Map]   13,673   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Martins Ferry (OH)   [Map]   6,659   N   46 miles [74 km]
Saint Clairsville (OH)   [Map]   5,049   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fairmont   [Map]   18,467   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Moundsville   [Map]   8,494   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
New Martinsville   [Map]   5,138   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Vienna   [Map]   10,370   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Westover   [Map]   4,182   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Wheeling   [Map]   27,066   N   44 miles [70.8 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Grandview (OH)   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Matamoras (OH)   [Map]   871   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Atwood   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bane   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Barker   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Friendly   [Map]   124   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hebron   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Middlebourne   [Map]   766   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Paden City   [Map]   2,424   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pennsboro   [Map]   1,045   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pine Grove   [Map]   504   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Sistersville   [Map]   1,288   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Smithburg   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Smithfield   [Map]   152   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
West Union   [Map]   833   S   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Tyler County ...

Tyler is located in Tyler County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Tyler County: Washington (OH), Doddridge, Monroe, Pleasants, Ritchie & Wetzel.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Tyler ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   4G5   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Marshall Co. Airport   [Map]   MPG   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.(PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   PKB   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   ESE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Fairmont Muni.   [Map]   4G7   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   SE   42 miles [67.6 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 Tyler.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Tyler. 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   50 miles [80.5 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NNE   79 miles [127.1 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   NNW   107 miles [172.2 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   WNW   116 miles [186.7 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   ESE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   NE   79 miles [127.1 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   NNE   79 miles [127.1 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   SSW   83 miles [133.6 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   NE   95 miles [152.9 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   SSE   111 miles [178.6 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   S   114 miles [183.5 km]
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport(ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]   LCK   WNW   114 miles [183.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   4G5   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Marshall Co. Airport   [Map]   MPG   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.(PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   PKB   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Fairmont Muni.   [Map]   4G7   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Barnesville Airport   [Map]   6G5   NNW   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.

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
 
Arnold Palmer Rgnl.   (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]
        Website for Arnold Palmer Regional 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
 
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport   (ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]
        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
 
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.   (PKB/KPKB)   [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
 
Upshur County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]
        Website for Upshur County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wheeling - Ohio Co. Airport   (HLG/KHLG)   [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
 
Washington Co. Airport   (ICAO: KAFJ)   [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
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
        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
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
        Website for Yeager Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Tyler County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tyler. 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 Tyler.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tyler. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4331, Longitude: -80.8268     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tyler 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 Tyler), 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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