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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Upper Mingo.

This page contains six sections:

Around Upper Mingo ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Elkins. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the north of Upper Mingo. Elkins has a population of 7,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Covington (VA). It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the south of Upper Mingo and has a population of 5,500 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>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Clifton Forge (VA)   [Map]   3,565   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Craigsville (VA)   [Map]   927   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Belington   [Map]   1,864   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Gassaway   [Map]   873   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Marlinton   [Map]   994   S   18 miles [29 km]
Mill Creek   [Map]   696   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Parsons   [Map]   1,415   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Philippi   [Map]   3,380   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Richwood   [Map]   1,906   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Rupert   [Map]   919   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,361   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Sutton   [Map]   988   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Weston   [Map]   3,971   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
White Sulphur Springs   [Map]   2,420   S   49 miles [78.9 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Addison   [Map]   688   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Buckeye   [Map]   ---   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Cass   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Durbin   [Map]   294   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Edray   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Excelsior   [Map]   ---   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Frank   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Goshen   [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Green Bank   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hacker Valley   [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Helvetia   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Huntersville   [Map]   ---   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Huttonsville   [Map]   215   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mingo   [Map]   ---   N   Less than 2 miles
Slaty Fork   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Randolph County ...

Upper Mingo is located in Randolph County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Randolph County: Barbour, Pendleton, Pocahontas, Tucker, Upshur & Webster.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Upper Mingo ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   NNE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   WNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   WSW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   NNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   NNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Ingalls Fld.(ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   HSP   SSE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   N   46 miles [74 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   WSW   47 miles [75.6 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 Upper Mingo.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Upper Mingo. 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   N   79 miles [127.1 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   N   138 miles [222.1 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   ENE   143 miles [230.1 km]
Richmond Intl. (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   RIC   ESE   163 miles [262.3 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   NNW   182 miles [292.9 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NW   183 miles [294.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   SSW   47 miles [75.6 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   N   56 miles [90.1 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   ESE   64 miles [103 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   SW   75 miles [120.7 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld. (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   ROA   S   80 miles [128.7 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   W   83 miles [133.6 km]
Charlottesville Airport (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]   CHO   ESE   90 miles [144.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   NNE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   WNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   WSW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   NNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   NNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Ingalls Fld.(ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   HSP   SSE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   N   46 miles [74 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   WSW   47 miles [75.6 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
 
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.   (ROA/KROA)   [Map]
        Website for Roanoke Regional Airport - Woodrum Field
        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
 
Charlottesville Airport   (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]
        Website for Charlottesville - Albemarle Airport
        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
 
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
 
Ingalls Fld.   (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Richmond Intl.   (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]
        Website for Richmond International 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
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
        Website for Port Columbus 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
 
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
        Website for North Central West Virginia 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
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
        Website for Raleigh County Memorial Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of West Virginia

About Randolph County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Upper Mingo. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4932, Longitude: -80.0559     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Upper Mingo 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 Upper Mingo), 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 Upper Mingo.



 
 
 

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