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The location of Wilsie









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Wilsie ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the southwest of Wilsie. Charleston has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Clarksburg. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the northeast of Wilsie and has a population of 15,600 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 Wilsie and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Harrisville   [Map]   1,740   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Montgomery   [Map]   1,549   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Nutter Fort   [Map]   1,540   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Ravenswood   [Map]   3,738   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Richwood   [Map]   1,906   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Ripley   [Map]   3,231   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Salem   [Map]   1,492   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
South Charleston   [Map]   12,493   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Spencer   [Map]   2,111   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Stonewood   [Map]   1,737   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,361   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Weston   [Map]   3,971   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Arnett   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Arnoldsburg   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Burnsville   [Map]   490   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Canfield   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Clem   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Exchange   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Flatwoods   [Map]   270   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gassaway   [Map]   873   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Glenville   [Map]   1,473   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Harrison   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Heaters   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mudfork   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Orma   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Sutton   [Map]   988   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Valley Fork   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Braxton County ...

Wilsie is located in Braxton County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Braxton County: Calhoun, Clay, Gilmer, Lewis, Nicholas & Webster.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Wilsie ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Braxton Co. Airport (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Richwood Muni. (FAA ID: 3I4)   [Map]   SSE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ENE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Upshur County Rgnl.  (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   ENE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   WSW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Jackson Co. Airport (FAA ID: I18)   [Map]   WNW   52 miles [83.7 km]
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl. (PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   NNW   54 miles [86.9 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 Wilsie.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Wilsie. 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]   NE   84 miles [135.2 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   NNE   129 miles [207.6 km]
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NW   140 miles [225.3 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl.  (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   N   156 miles [251.1 km]
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   WNW   164 miles [263.9 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   E   185 miles [297.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   WSW   43 miles [69.2 km]
North Central WV Airport  (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   NE   55 miles [88.5 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   SSE   62 miles [99.8 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   SSW   63 miles [101.4 km]
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   WSW   92 miles [148.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Braxton Co. Airport (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Summersville Airport (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Richwood Muni. (FAA ID: 3I4)   [Map]   SSE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ENE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Upshur County Rgnl.  (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   ENE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Jackson Co. Airport (FAA ID: I18)   [Map]   WNW   52 miles [83.7 km]
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl. (PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   NNW   54 miles [86.9 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   NNW   54 miles [86.9 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
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
  Website for Pittsburgh 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
 
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.   (ROA/KROA)   [Map]
  Website for Roanoke Regional Airport - Woodrum Field
  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
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Upshur County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]
  Website for Upshur County Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.   (PKB/KPKB)   [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
 
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport   (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]
  Website for Elkins - Randolph County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Akron - Canton Rgnl.   (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]
  Website for Akron - Canton Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
  Website for Yeager 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
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
  Website for Greenbrier Valley 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Braxton County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Wilsie.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wilsie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6857, Longitude: -80.8859     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wilsie 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 Wilsie), 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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