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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Whitehall ...

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

The next largest community is Fairmont. It lies just northeast of Whitehall and has a population of 18,500 people.

For comparison, Whitehall has a population of 660 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 Whitehall and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bellaire (OH)   [Map]   4,106   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Shadyside (OH)   [Map]   3,612   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
California (PA)   [Map]   6,364   N   46 miles [74 km]
Uniontown (PA)   [Map]   9,824   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Waynesburg (PA)   [Map]   3,985   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,047   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Moundsville   [Map]   8,494   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
New Martinsville   [Map]   5,138   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Philippi   [Map]   3,380   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Weston   [Map]   3,971   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Westover   [Map]   4,182   NE   18 miles [29 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Barrackville   [Map]   1,299   N   5 miles [8 km]
Enterprise   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Farmington   [Map]   369   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Fetterman   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Garden Village   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Grant Town   [Map]   601   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hebron   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Helens Run   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lumberport   [Map]   848   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Monongah   [Map]   1,124   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Pleasant Valley   [Map]   3,164   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Pleasant View   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Rivesville   [Map]   917   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Shinnston   [Map]   2,129   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Worthington   [Map]   154   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Marion County ...

Whitehall is located in Marion County.

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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Whitehall ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Fairmont Muni.   [Map]   4G7   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   SSW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   SSE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   NE   20 miles [32.2 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 Whitehall.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Whitehall. 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   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   N   73 miles [117.5 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   NNW   122 miles [196.3 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   SSW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   N   65 miles [104.6 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   NNE   71 miles [114.3 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   N   73 miles [117.5 km]
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport (JST/KJST)   [Map]   JST   NE   94 miles [151.3 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   SW   104 miles [167.4 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   SE   106 miles [170.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Fairmont Muni.   [Map]   4G7   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   SSE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Greene Co. Airport   [Map]   WAY   N   33 miles [53.1 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
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
        Website for Yeager 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
 
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
 
Washington Co. Airport   (ICAO: KAFJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wheeling - Ohio Co. Airport   (HLG/KHLG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rostraver Airport   (ICAO: KFWQ)   [Map]
        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
 
University Park Airport   (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]
        Website for University Park 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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marion County: www.marioncountywv.com/

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 Whitehall.

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Whitehall. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Whitehall

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitehall. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4243, Longitude: -80.1887     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Whitehall 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 Whitehall), 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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