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Westmoreland, West Virginia

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The location of Westmoreland

Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Westmoreland ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the east of Westmoreland. Charleston has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Huntington. It lies just east of Westmoreland and has a population of 47,100 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 Westmoreland and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2017
Ashland (KY)   [Map]   20,669   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Flatwoods (KY)   [Map]   7,177   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Grayson (KY)   [Map]   3,999   W   23 miles [37 km]
Paintsville (KY)   [Map]   4,082   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Ironton (OH)   [Map]   10,722   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Jackson (OH)   [Map]   6,252   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Portsmouth (OH)   [Map]   20,443   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
South Point (OH)   [Map]   3,874   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Wellston (OH)   [Map]   5,526   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Barboursville   [Map]   4,217   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   E   41 miles [66 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,542   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Nitro   [Map]   6,561   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Point Pleasant   [Map]   4,153   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,493   E   43 miles [69.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Catlettsburg (KY)   [Map]   1,778   W   5 miles [8 km]
Durbin (KY)   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Fairview (KY)   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Millseat (KY)   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Westwood (KY)   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Andis (OH)   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Burlington (OH)   [Map]   ---   W   Less than 2 miles
Chesapeake (OH)   [Map]   714   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Coal Grove (OH)   [Map]   2,099   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Proctorville (OH)   [Map]   550   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Buffalo Creek   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Centerville   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Ceredo   [Map]   1,352   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Kenova   [Map]   3,007   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Pea Ridge   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Wayne County ...

Westmoreland is located in Wayne County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Wayne County: Boyd (KY), Lawrence (KY), Martin (KY), Lawrence (OH), Cabell, Lincoln & Mingo.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Westmoreland ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Lawrence County Airpark (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   NE   Less than 2 miles
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Ashland Rgnl.  (FAA ID: DWU)   [Map]   NW   16 miles [25.7 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 Westmoreland.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Westmoreland. 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
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   NW   98 miles [157.7 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   N   112 miles [180.2 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl.  (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   WNW   124 miles [199.6 km]
Dayton Intl.  (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   NW   138 miles [222.1 km]
Morgantown Muni.  (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   ENE   163 miles [262.3 km]
Louisville Intl.  (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]   W   175 miles [281.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   ESE   86 miles [138.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Lawrence County Airpark (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]   NE   Less than 2 miles
Ashland Rgnl.  (FAA ID: DWU)   [Map]   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Greater Portsmouth Rgnl. (FAA ID: PMH)   [Map]   NNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Scioto Co. Airport    [Map]   NNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Gallia-Meigs Rgnl. (FAA ID: GAS)   [Map]   NNE   35 miles [56.3 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.

Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
  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
Cincinnati Muni.   (LUK/KLUK)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Blue Grass Airport   (LEX/KLEX)   [Map]
  Website for Blue Grass Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lawrence County Airpark   (ICAO: KHTW)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Mason Co. Airport   (ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Northern Kentucky Intl.   (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]
  Website for Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Dayton Intl.   (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]
  Website for Dayton International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
  Website for Morgantown Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Louisville Intl.   (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]
  Website for Louisville International Airport
  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
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
  Website for Yeager 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
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport   (ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Wayne County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Westmoreland.

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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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Westmoreland) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westmoreland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4006, Longitude: -82.5121     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Westmoreland 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 Westmoreland), 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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