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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around White ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Harrisonburg (VA). It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the southeast of where White would have been located. Harrisonburg (VA) has a population of 54,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Staunton (VA). It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the southeast of White and has a population of 24,500 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 White and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Mountain Lake Park (MD)   [Map]   2,080   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Oakland (MD)   [Map]   1,838   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Bridgewater (VA)   [Map]   6,062   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Broadway (VA)   [Map]   3,880   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Mount Jackson (VA)   [Map]   2,093   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
New Market (VA)   [Map]   2,237   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Timberville (VA)   [Map]   2,645   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Belington   [Map]   1,864   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,047   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Kingwood   [Map]   2,929   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Moorefield   [Map]   2,433   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Petersburg   [Map]   2,593   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Philippi   [Map]   3,380   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Beverly   [Map]   675   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Brushy Run   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Canaan Valley   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Canfield   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Circleville   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Durbin   [Map]   294   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Frank   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Franklin   [Map]   652   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Harman   [Map]   138   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Harper   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hendricks   [Map]   257   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Huttonsville   [Map]   215   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Leadsville   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Onego   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Thornwood   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Randolph County ...

White would have been located within present day Randolph County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Randolph County: Barbour, Pendleton, Pocahontas, Tucker, Upshur & Webster.

Curious and Interesting Names Near White ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   WNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Grant Co. Airport(ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   W99   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   WNW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   WNW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Bridgewater Air Park   [Map]   VBW   SE   43 miles [69.2 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 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 White.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from White. 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   NNW   63 miles [101.4 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   E   114 miles [183.5 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NNW   124 miles [199.6 km]
Richmond Intl. (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   RIC   SE   150 miles [241.4 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl. (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   BWI   E   158 miles [254.3 km]
University Park Airport (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]   UNV   NNE   170 miles [273.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Charlottesville Airport (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]   CHO   SE   74 miles [119.1 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   SW   76 miles [122.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   WNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Grant Co. Airport(ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   W99   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   WNW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   WNW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Bridgewater Air Park   [Map]   VBW   SE   43 miles [69.2 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       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.   (ROA/KROA)   [Map]
        Website for Roanoke Regional Airport - Woodrum Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]
        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
 
Allegheny Co. Airport   (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]
        Website for Allegheny County 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
 
Grant Co. Airport   (ICAO: KW99)   [Map]
        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
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
        Website for Pittsburgh International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ingalls Fld.   (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]
        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
 
Richmond Intl.   (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]
        Website for Richmond International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Baltimore - Washington Intl.   (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]
        Website for Baltimore - Washington International Airport
        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
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
        Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional 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
 
Charlottesville Airport   (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]
        Website for Charlottesville - Albemarle 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in West Virginia

About Randolph County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 White.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in White. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7654, Longitude: -79.5792     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for White 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 White), 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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