Tucker County is within overnight trucking distance of half of the U.S. population and about a third of the Canadian population. The state's extensive waterway, railway, and highway systems make cargo delivery easy and affordable.

Road Travel

Major highways serving Tucker County:

  • U.S. Highway 219
  • West Virginia Route 32
  • West Virginia Route 38
  • West Virginia Route 72
  • West Virginia Route 90
  • West Virginia Route 93

Tucker County is within a one-day drive of much of the eastern United States and Canada. With the planned completion of a new section of Corridor H to Davis and ultimately connecting to U.S. Route I-81, the drive time to the Inland Port of Virginia and Washington, D.C. will be faster than ever – approximately 2 1/2 hours to D.C.

Other interstate highways in near proximity to Tucker County:

  • U.S. Route 33 traverses an east-west corridor 5 to 10 miles south of the Tucker County line.  This route links the county to Buckhannon to the Interstate 79 corridor to the west.
  • U.S. Route 50 traverses an east-west corridor 5 to 10 miles north of the Tucker County line.
  • U.S. Route 250 traverses a north-south corridor 8 to 18 miles west of the Tucker County line.

 

Driving distances to major metropolitan areas from Tucker County

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Air Travel

Two major domestic/international airport hubs, Pittsburgh International and Washington Dulles International, are 140 miles and 157 miles from Tucker County respectively. 

Morgantown Municipal Airport (MGW) operates commercial flights daily to and from Dulles International Airport (IAD) by Coglan Air, Inc. as "United Express." Three departure flights with four arrival flights Monday through Friday, with two flights daily on Saturday and Sunday.  Dulles International provides daily connections to over 125 domestic destinations and over 30 international locations.

Small plane owners can take advantage of the airstrip at Windwood Fly-In Resort Airport in Canaan Valley. The airstrip is 3000 feet long by 40 feet wide (Unicom: 122.9Mhz, Pilot Controlled Lighting: 123.0Mhz). No prior permission is needed.  

 


Rail

More than 2,400 miles of railroad track carry almost 250 million tons of freight each year in West Virginia, which is well served by mainline freight carriers CSX Transportation and Norfolk Southern. Because of their proximity to river ports and trucking centers, railroads remain an integral component in the state's intermodal transportation system. There are several major rail stations within a 1 1/2+ hour drive of Tucker County. 


Parcel Services

  • Federal Express (FedEx)
  • United Parcel Service (UPS)
  • United States Postal Service (USPS) – 5 locations in Tucker County

Trucking/Freight

Two major trucking companies regularly drive through Tucker County: D&W Truck Lines and Swift Transportation.

D&W Truck Lines is a privately held company based in Parsons, WV (Tucker County). 

325 D&W Lane, P.O. Box 366, Parsons, WV 26287  –  304.478.2430

Swift Transportation is a nation-wide trucking company with many hauling options. 

Richmond Terminal  –  2841 Charles City Road, Richmond, VA 23231  –  800.800.200