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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Westerman ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Morgantown. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the north of where Westerman would have been located. Morgantown has a population of 30,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fairmont. It is located about 14 miles [22 km] to the northwest of Westerman and has a population of 18,500 people.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
California (PA)   [Map]   6,364   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Centerville (PA)   [Map]   3,172   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Connellsville (PA)   [Map]   7,368   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Masontown (PA)   [Map]   3,322   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Uniontown (PA)   [Map]   9,824   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Waynesburg (PA)   [Map]   3,985   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,047   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Philippi   [Map]   3,380   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pleasant Valley   [Map]   3,164   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Weston   [Map]   3,971   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Westover   [Map]   4,182   N   19 miles [30.6 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Adaland   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Arthurdale   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Berryburg   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fetterman   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Flemington   [Map]   312   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Heathers Run   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hebron   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Knottsville   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Newburg   [Map]   319   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Reedsville   [Map]   598   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Rowlesburg   [Map]   577   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Smithtown   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Threefork Bridge   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Tunnelton   [Map]   298   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Whitehall   [Map]   660   W   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Taylor County ...

Westerman would have been located within present day Taylor County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Taylor County: Barbour, Harrison, Marion, Monongalia & Preston.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Westerman ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   SSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fairmont Muni.   [Map]   4G7   WNW   14 miles [22.5 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   WSW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   S   32 miles [51.5 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 Westerman.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Westerman. 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   19 miles [30.6 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   N   79 miles [127.1 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   WSW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   N   68 miles [109.4 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   NNE   69 miles [111 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   N   80 miles [128.7 km]
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport (JST/KJST)   [Map]   JST   NE   88 miles [141.6 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   SE   93 miles [149.7 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   SSW   106 miles [170.6 km]
Charlottesville Airport (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]   CHO   SE   115 miles [185.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   SSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fairmont Muni.   [Map]   4G7   WNW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   S   32 miles [51.5 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
 
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport   (JST/KJST)   [Map]
        Website for John Murtha Johnstown - Cambria County 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
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
        Website for Greenbrier Valley 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
 
Upshur County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]
        Website for Upshur County Regional 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
 
Akron - Canton Rgnl.   (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]
        Website for Akron - Canton Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Garrett Co. Airport   (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]
        Website for Garrett County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Connellsville Airport   (ICAO: KVVS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Grant Co. Airport   (ICAO: KW99)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Washington Co. Airport   (ICAO: KAFJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rostraver Airport   (ICAO: KFWQ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
University Park Airport   (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]
        Website for University Park 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
 
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
 
Arnold Palmer Rgnl.   (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]
        Website for Arnold Palmer Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westerman. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3559, Longitude: -79.9331     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Westerman 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 Westerman), 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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