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The location of Welch Glade









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Welch Glade.

This page contains six sections:

Around Welch Glade ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Oak Hill. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the southwest of Welch Glade. Oak Hill has a population of 8,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Buckhannon. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the northeast of Welch Glade 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 starting from Welch Glade and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Alderson   [Map]   1,155   S   46 miles [74 km]
Ansted   [Map]   1,353   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Clendenin   [Map]   1,142   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Glenville   [Map]   1,473   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,907   S   41 miles [66 km]
Marlinton   [Map]   994   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Montgomery   [Map]   1,549   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Mount Hope   [Map]   1,310   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Rainelle   [Map]   1,482   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Richwood   [Map]   1,906   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ronceverte   [Map]   1,717   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,361   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Weston   [Map]   3,971   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
White Sulphur Springs   [Map]   2,420   S   43 miles [69.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Addison   [Map]   688   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Beaver   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Camden-on-Gauley   [Map]   148   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Canfield   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cowen   [Map]   482   NE   Less than 2 miles
Craigsville   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Erbacon   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Excelsior   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hacker Valley   [Map]   ---   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Muddlety   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Odell Town   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sutton   [Map]   988   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Tioga   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Tolbert   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Upperglade   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]

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

Webster County ...

Welch Glade is located in Webster County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Webster County: Braxton, Greenbrier, Lewis, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Randolph & Upshur.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Welch Glade ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Richwood Muni. (FAA ID: 3I4)   [Map]   SSW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Braxton Co. Airport (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   NNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   SSE   38 miles [61.2 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 Welch Glade.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Welch Glade. 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]   NNE   92 miles [148.1 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   N   145 miles [233.4 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NW   166 miles [267.2 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ENE   171 miles [275.2 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl.  (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   NNW   180 miles [289.7 km]
Richmond Intl.  (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   ESE   187 miles [300.9 km]
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   WNW   187 miles [300.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   SSE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   SW   51 miles [82.1 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   W   55 miles [88.5 km]
North Central WV Airport  (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   NNE   64 miles [103 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.  (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   SSE   80 miles [128.7 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.  (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   E   90 miles [144.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Richwood Muni. (FAA ID: 3I4)   [Map]   SSW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Braxton Co. Airport (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   NNW   20 miles [32.2 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
  Website for Pittsburgh 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
 
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.   (ROA/KROA)   [Map]
  Website for Roanoke Regional Airport - Woodrum Field
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
  Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Upshur County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]
  Website for Upshur County Regional 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
 
Ingalls Fld.   (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport   (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]
  Website for Elkins - Randolph County Airport
  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
 
Richmond Intl.   (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]
  Website for Richmond International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
  Website for Greenbrier Valley 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
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
  Website for Yeager Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://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 Welch Glade.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Welch Glade. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3973, Longitude: -80.5640     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Welch Glade 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 Welch Glade), 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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