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Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Washington ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Parkersburg. It lies just east of Washington. Parkersburg has a population of 30,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Zanesville (OH). It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the north of Washington and has a population of 25,400 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 from Washington and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Athens (OH)   [Map]   25,214   W   23 miles [37 km]
Belpre (OH)   [Map]   6,406   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Crooksville (OH)   [Map]   2,491   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Gallipolis (OH)   [Map]   3,432   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Logan (OH)   [Map]   7,069   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Marietta (OH)   [Map]   13,673   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Nelsonville (OH)   [Map]   5,292   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
New Lexington (OH)   [Map]   4,704   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Wellston (OH)   [Map]   5,526   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
New Martinsville   [Map]   5,138   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Point Pleasant   [Map]   4,153   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Ravenswood   [Map]   3,738   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Ripley   [Map]   3,231   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Vienna   [Map]   10,370   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Williamstown   [Map]   2,906   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Amesville (OH)   [Map]   157   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Armadale (OH)   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Coolville (OH)   [Map]   498   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Keno (OH)   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Redbush (OH)   [Map]   ---   NW   Less than 2 miles
Blennerhassett   [Map]   ---   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Boaz   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Kanawha   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lubeck   [Map]   ---   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Mineral Acres   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mineral Wells   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
North Hills   [Map]   793   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Parkers Towne   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pleasant View   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Slate   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Wood County ...

Washington is located in Wood County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Wood County: Athens (OH), Meigs (OH), Washington (OH), Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie & Wirt.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Washington ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Washington ...

Looking for more information about Washington? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Washington, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Washington.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    West Virginia Statewide Tourism
    Washington Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Washington


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 Washington ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.(PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   PKB   ENE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   ENE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Jackson Co. Airport   [Map]   I18   SSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Morgan Co. Airport   [Map]   I71   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Ohio University Airport(ICAO: KUNI)   [Map]   UNI   W   30 miles [48.3 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 Washington.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Washington. 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
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NW   82 miles [132 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   ENE   97 miles [156.1 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   W   113 miles [181.9 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NE   114 miles [183.5 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   N   114 miles [183.5 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   DAY   WNW   142 miles [228.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   S   61 miles [98.2 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   E   77 miles [123.9 km]
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport(ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]   LCK   WNW   77 miles [123.9 km]
Tri-State Airport (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   HTS   SW   78 miles [125.5 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   SSE   105 miles [169 km]
Wayne Co. Airport (ICAO: KBJJ)   [Map]   BJJ   N   112 miles [180.2 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   NE   114 miles [183.5 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   NE   119 miles [191.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.(PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   PKB   ENE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   ENE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Jackson Co. Airport   [Map]   I18   SSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Morgan Co. Airport   [Map]   I71   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Ohio University Airport(ICAO: KUNI)   [Map]   UNI   W   30 miles [48.3 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.

Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
        Website for Port Columbus International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
        Website for Morgantown Municipal 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
 
Wayne Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBJJ)   [Map]
        Website for Wayne County 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
 
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.   (PKB/KPKB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ohio University Airport   (ICAO: KUNI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mason Co. Airport   (ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]
        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
 
Akron - Canton Rgnl.   (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]
        Website for Akron - Canton Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dayton Intl.   (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]
        Website for Dayton International 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
 
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
        Website for North Central West Virginia 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
 

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About Wood County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wood County: www.woodcountywv.com/

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 Washington.

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Washington. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Washington

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Washington. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2612, Longitude: -81.6718     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Washington 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 Washington), 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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