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Waverly, West Virginia

Nearby Census Genealogy
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The location of Waverly

Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Waverly ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Parkersburg. It is located about 10 miles [16 km] to the southwest of Waverly. Parkersburg has a population of 30,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Athens (OH). It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the west of Waverly and has a population of 25,200 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 Waverly and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2017
Barnesville (OH)   [Map]   4,081   N   46 miles [74 km]
Belpre (OH)   [Map]   6,406   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Byesville (OH)   [Map]   2,371   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Cambridge (OH)   [Map]   10,411   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Crooksville (OH)   [Map]   2,491   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Marietta (OH)   [Map]   13,673   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Middleport (OH)   [Map]   2,446   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Nelsonville (OH)   [Map]   5,292   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
New Concord (OH)   [Map]   2,262   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
New Martinsville   [Map]   5,138   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Paden City   [Map]   2,424   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Ravenswood   [Map]   3,738   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Ripley   [Map]   3,231   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Vienna   [Map]   10,370   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Williamstown   [Map]   2,906   NW   5 miles [8 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Devola (OH)   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lowell (OH)   [Map]   539   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Sandhill (OH)   [Map]   ---   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Belmont   [Map]   876   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Blennerhassett   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Boaz   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Freeport   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Greencastle   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kanawha   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mineral Acres   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mineral Wells   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
North Hills   [Map]   793   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Parkers Towne   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Pleasant View   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Saint Marys   [Map]   1,787   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Wood County ...

Waverly 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 Waverly ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl. (PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   W   3 miles [4.8 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Waverly.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Waverly. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Morgantown Muni.  (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   ENE   80 miles [128.7 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   WNW   92 miles [148.1 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   NE   100 miles [160.9 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl.  (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   N   109 miles [175.4 km]
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   W   128 miles [206 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
North Central WV Airport  (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   E   61 miles [98.2 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   S   67 miles [107.8 km]
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport (ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]   WNW   88 miles [141.6 km]
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   SW   92 miles [148.1 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   NE   100 miles [160.9 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport  (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   NE   104 miles [167.4 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   S   107 miles [172.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl. (PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   W   3 miles [4.8 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
  Website for Port Columbus International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Allegheny Co. Airport   (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]
  Website for Allegheny County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
  Website for Raleigh County Memorial Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.   (PKB/KPKB)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
  Website for Pittsburgh International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Ohio University Airport   (ICAO: KUNI)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Mason Co. Airport   (ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Zanesville Muni.   (ICAO: KZZV)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Akron - Canton Rgnl.   (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]
  Website for Akron - Canton Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Cleveland / Hopkins Intl.   (CLE/KCLE)   [Map]
  Website for Cleveland / Hopkins International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
  Website for North Central West Virginia Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
  Website for Yeager Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport   (ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Tri-State Airport   (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]
  Website for Tri-State Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Wood County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wood County:

The official website for State of West Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Waverly.

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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 drawn from Point A (ie- Waverly) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waverly. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3381, Longitude: -81.3796     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Waverly 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 Waverly), 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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