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Antioch on the Orontes was an ancient Greek city on the eastern side of the Orontes River. Its ruins lie near the modern city of Antakya, Turkey, and lends the modern city its name (/ˈæntiˌɒk/; Greek: Ἀντιόχεια ἡ ἐπὶ Ὀρόντου; or Ἀντιόχεια ἡ ἐπὶ Δάφνῃ, "Antioch on Daphne"; or Ἀντιόχεια ἡ Μεγάλη, "Antioch the Great"; Armenian: Անտիոք Antiok; Turkish: Antakya; Arabic: انطاكية, Anṭākiya; Persian: انطاکیه‎; Syriac: ܐܢܛܝܘܟܝܐ Anṭiokia; Hebrew: אנטיוכיה, Antiyokhya; Georgian: ანტიოქია Ant'iokia; Latin: Antiochia ad Orontem; also Syrian Antioch).

Founded near the end of the 4th century BC by Seleucus I Nicator, one of Alexander the Great's generals, Antioch's geographic, military and economic location, particularly the spice trade, the Silk Road, the Persian Royal Road, benefited its occupants, and eventually it rivaled Alexandria as the chief city of the Near East and as the main center of Hellenistic Judaism at the end of the Second Temple period.

As a result of its longevity and the pivotal role it played in the emergence of both Hellenistic Judaism and Early Christianity, Antioch was called "the cradle of Christianity." It was one of the four cities of the Syrian tetrapolis. Its residents were known as Antiochenes. Once a great metropolis of half a million people, it declined to insignificance during the Middle Ages because of warfare, repeated earthquakes and a change in trade routes, which no longer passed through Antioch from the far east, following the Mongol conquests.


Towns nearby

New Martinsville    (18 km)

New Martinsville West Virginia    (18 km)

Smaller towns nearby

Center Township    (11 km)

Lee Township    (11 km)

Woodsfield    (12 km)

Woodsfield Ohio    (12 km)

Paden City    (13 km)

Paden City West Virginia    (13 km)

Sistersville    (13 km)

Sistersville West Virginia    (13 km)

New Matamoras    (15 km)

Ohio Township    (15 km)

Grandview Township    (16 km)

Salem Township    (19 km)

Villages nearby

Perry Township    (very near)

Green Township    (6 km)

Benton Township    (7 km)

Jackson Township    (8 km)

Washington Township    (9 km)

Wayne Township    (12 km)

Adams Township    (14 km)

Sardis    (14 km)

Matamoras    (15 km)

Matamoras Ohio    (15 km)

Bethel Township    (16 km)

Friendly    (16 km)

Friendly West Virginia    (16 km)

Hannibal    (17 km)

Lewisville    (17 km)

Lewisville Ohio    (17 km)

Ludlow Township    (17 km)

Summit Township    (18 km)

Franklin Township    (19 km)

Other locations nearby

Antioch Ohio    (very near)

Mechanicsburg    (2 km)

Alexis    (4 km)

Plainview    (4 km)

Trail Run    (4 km)

Foxtown    (5 km)

Greenbrier    (5 km)

Benwood    (6 km)

Jericho    (6 km)

Cranenest    (7 km)

Griffith    (7 km)

Poulton    (7 km)

Brownsville    (8 km)

Dairy    (8 km)

Hilltop    (8 km)

Laings    (8 km)

Wahanaker    (8 km)

Graysville    (9 km)

Graysville Ohio    (9 km)

Six Point    (9 km)

Cline    (10 km)

Edwina    (10 km)

Morton    (10 km)

Mount Carrick    (10 km)

Way    (10 km)

Altitude    (11 km)

Graham    (11 km)

Rinard Mills    (11 km)

Wittens    (11 km)

Fly    (12 km)

Lodi    (12 km)

Round Bottom    (12 km)

Stringtown    (12 km)

Winklers Mill    (12 km)

Centerview    (13 km)

Coats    (13 km)

Glass    (13 km)

Sprague    (13 km)

Goodwin    (14 km)

Hartshorn    (14 km)

Kerr    (14 km)

Marr    (14 km)

Mendota    (14 km)

Oak    (14 km)

Decker    (15 km)

Hope Ridge    (15 km)

Quarry    (15 km)

Sycamore Valley    (15 km)

Bloomfield    (16 km)

Cameron    (16 km)

Cross Keys    (16 km)

Hohman    (16 km)

Duffy    (17 km)

Grandview    (17 km)

Pursley    (17 km)

Rockport    (17 km)

Van Camp    (17 km)

Brooklyn    (18 km)

Lockhaven Trailer Court    (18 km)

Luzon    (18 km)

Rolling Stone Trailer Court    (18 km)

Steelton    (18 km)

Adonis    (19 km)

Carter    (19 km)

Everett    (19 km)

Hamilton    (19 km)

Jacobsburg    (19 km)

Lebanon    (19 km)

Ozark    (19 km)

Stafford    (19 km)

Stafford Ohio    (19 km)

Ward    (19 km)

Long Reach    (20 km)

Watkins    (20 km)

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West Union Church    (5 km)

Fletchers Chapel    (6 km)

Jericho Methodist Church    (6 km)

Saint Pauls United Church of Christ    (6 km)

Jackson Ridge Church    (7 km)

Moffets Church    (7 km)

Brownsville Methodist Church    (8 km)

Connor Ridge Methodist Church    (9 km)

Graysville Baptist Church    (9 km)

Graysville Christian Church    (9 km)

Locust Grove Church    (9 km)

Mount Olive Church    (9 km)

Rich Fork Church    (9 km)

Low Gap Church    (10 km)

Morton Ridge Church    (10 km)

Woodsfield Church    (10 km)

Baptist Church    (12 km)

Christian Church    (12 km)

Church of Christ    (12 km)

Holy Rosary Catholic Church    (12 km)

Memorial Chapel    (12 km)

Methodist Episcopal Church    (12 km)

Narrows Run Church    (12 km)

Pleasant Ridge Church    (12 km)

Presbyterian Church    (12 km)

Presbyterian Church    (12 km)

Saint Sylvesters Catholic Church    (12 km)

United Methodist Church of Woodsfield    (12 km)

Chapel Hill Methodist Church    (13 km)

Christ Methodist Episcopal Church    (13 km)

Church of the Nazarene    (13 km)

Merrell Ridge Church    (13 km)

Mount Vernon Church    (13 km)

Paden City Church of the Nazarene    (13 km)

Saint Johns Church    (13 km)

Saint Pauls Methodist Church    (13 km)

Wesleyan Methodist Church    (13 km)

Hartshorn Ridge Church    (14 km)

Mount Hope Church    (14 km)

Mount Zion Church    (14 km)

Washington Hall Church    (14 km)

Asbury Chapel    (15 km)

Hines Chapel    (15 km)

Paden Fork Chapel    (15 km)

Saint James Lutheran Church    (15 km)

Creighton Ridge Church of Christ    (16 km)

Grove Church    (16 km)

Hopewell Church    (16 km)

Mount Union Church    (16 km)

Salem Church    (16 km)

Smith Chapel    (16 km)

Smith Ridge Chapel    (16 km)

Boyles Chapel    (17 km)

Buck Run Church    (17 km)

Hannibal United Methodist Church    (17 km)

Immaculate Conception Church    (17 km)

Mellott Ridge Church    (17 km)

Pleasant Valley Church    (17 km)

United Methodist Church    (17 km)

Van Camp Methodist Church    (17 km)

Willow Fork Church    (17 km)

Zion Church    (17 km)

Baptist Church    (18 km)

Bolon Ridge Church    (18 km)

Christian Church    (18 km)

Church of Christ    (18 km)

Church of the Nazarene    (18 km)

Fifth Street Church of God    (18 km)

Mount Sinai Methodist Church    (18 km)

Mount Vernon Church    (18 km)

Presbyterian Church    (18 km)

Saint Anns Episcopal Church    (18 km)

Saint Johns United Methodist Church    (18 km)

Saint Vincent DePaul Catholic Church    (18 km)

Steelton Church of Christ    (18 km)

East Sunsbury Church    (19 km)

Immanuel Baptist Church    (19 km)

Muskingum Valley Church    (19 km)

Steelton United Methodist Church    (19 km)

Sutherland Church    (19 km)

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints    (19 km)

Zion Methodist Church    (19 km)

Halls Chapel    (20 km)

Pleasant Ridge Church    (20 km)