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The location of Wiley Ford









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Wiley Ford.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Wiley Ford ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Winchester (VA). It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the southeast of Wiley Ford. Winchester (VA) has a population of 27,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Cumberland (MD). It lies immediately north of Wiley Ford and has a population of 19,700 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 Wiley Ford and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Frostburg (MD)   [Map]   8,642   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bedford (PA)   [Map]   2,724   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Geistown (PA)   [Map]   2,303   N   46 miles [74 km]
Johnstown (PA)   [Map]   19,643   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Portage (PA)   [Map]   2,445   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Somerset (PA)   [Map]   5,945   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Southmont (PA)   [Map]   2,123   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Westmont (PA)   [Map]   4,798   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Windber (PA)   [Map]   3,902   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Strasburg (VA)   [Map]   6,617   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Keyser   [Map]   5,077   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Kingwood   [Map]   2,929   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Martinsburg   [Map]   17,404   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Moorefield   [Map]   2,433   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Petersburg   [Map]   2,593   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Corriganville (MD)   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Eckhart Mines (MD)   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Ellerslie (MD)   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
La Vale (MD)   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Loarville (MD)   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Midland (MD)   [Map]   424   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mount Savage (MD)   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pinto (MD)   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Rawlings (MD)   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Spring Gap (MD)   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Stringtown (PA)   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Wellersburg (PA)   [Map]   174   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Carpendale   [Map]   928   NW   Less than 2 miles
Fort Ashby   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Ridgeley   [Map]   630   N   Less than 2 miles

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

Mineral County ...

Wiley Ford is located in Mineral County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Mineral County: Allegany (MD), Garrett (MD), Grant, Hampshire & Hardy.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Wiley Ford ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wiley Ford ...

Looking for more information about Wiley Ford? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Wiley Ford, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wiley Ford.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    West Virginia Statewide Tourism
    Wiley Ford Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Wiley Ford


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 Wiley Ford ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Greater Cumberland Rgnl. (ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]   SE   Less than 2 miles
Garrett Co. Airport  (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Somerset Co. Airport  (FAA ID: 2G9)   [Map]   NNW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Bedford Co. Airport  (FAA ID: HMZ)   [Map]   NNE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Seven Springs Airport (FAA ID: 7SP)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl. (MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   ESE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Grant Co. Airport (ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   SSW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Winchester Rgnl. (ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   SE   47 miles [75.6 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 Wiley Ford.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Wiley Ford. 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]   W   60 miles [96.6 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   SE   84 miles [135.2 km]
University Park Airport  (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]   NNE   97 miles [156.1 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   NW   97 miles [156.1 km]
Harrisburg Intl.  (MDT/KMDT)   [Map]   ENE   113 miles [181.9 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl.  (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   ESE   116 miles [186.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport  (JST/KJST)   [Map]   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl.  (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   NW   56 miles [90.1 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport  (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   NW   79 miles [127.1 km]
North Central WV Airport  (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   WSW   80 miles [128.7 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.  (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   S   93 miles [149.7 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   NW   97 miles [156.1 km]
Charlottesville Airport  (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]   S   103 miles [165.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Greater Cumberland Rgnl. (ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]   SE   Less than 2 miles
Garrett Co. Airport  (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Somerset Co. Airport  (FAA ID: 2G9)   [Map]   NNW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Bedford Co. Airport  (FAA ID: HMZ)   [Map]   NNE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Seven Springs Airport (FAA ID: 7SP)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl. (MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   ESE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Grant Co. Airport (ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   SSW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Winchester Rgnl. (ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   SE   47 miles [75.6 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
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
  Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Charlottesville Airport   (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]
  Website for Charlottesville - Albemarle Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.   (ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Garrett Co. Airport   (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]
  Website for Garrett County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.   (MRB/KMRB)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
University Park Airport   (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]
  Website for University Park Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Grant Co. Airport   (ICAO: KW99)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Winchester Rgnl.   (ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Altoona - Blair Co. Airport   (AOO/KAOO)   [Map]
  Website for Altoona - Blair County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Connellsville Airport   (ICAO: KVVS)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
  Website for Pittsburgh International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Harrisburg Intl.   (MDT/KMDT)   [Map]
  Website for Harrisburg International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Baltimore - Washington Intl.   (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]
  Website for Baltimore - Washington International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport   (JST/KJST)   [Map]
  Website for John Murtha Johnstown - Cambria County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Arnold Palmer Rgnl.   (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]
  Website for Arnold Palmer Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Allegheny Co. Airport   (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]
  Website for Allegheny County 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
 

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About Mineral County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Mineral County: www.mineralcountywv.com/

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 Wiley Ford.

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wiley Ford. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wiley Ford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wiley Ford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6218, Longitude: -78.7736     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wiley Ford 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 Wiley Ford), 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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