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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Franklin Park.

This page contains six sections:

Around Franklin Park ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Pittsburgh. It is located about 11 miles [17 km] to the southeast of Franklin Park. Pittsburgh has a population of 302,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Youngstown (OH). It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the northwest of Franklin Park and has a population of 64,600 people.

For comparison, Franklin Park has a population of 14,600 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 Franklin Park and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Steubenville (OH)   [Map]   18,003   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Baldwin   [Map]   19,610   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bethel Park   [Map]   32,404   S   18 miles [29 km]
Greensburg   [Map]   14,299   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hermitage   [Map]   15,635   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
McKeesport   [Map]   19,245   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   27,716   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Murrysville   [Map]   19,800   SE   23 miles [37 km]
New Castle   [Map]   22,069   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Plum   [Map]   27,258   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
West Mifflin   [Map]   19,839   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Whitehall   [Map]   13,733   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Wilkinsburg   [Map]   15,554   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Weirton (WV)   [Map]   18,685   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Wheeling (WV)   [Map]   27,066   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Ambridge   [Map]   6,724   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Bell Acres   [Map]   1,388   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Ben Avon Heights   [Map]   365   S   5 miles [8 km]
Ben Avon   [Map]   1,754   S   5 miles [8 km]
Bradford Woods   [Map]   1,157   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Duff City   [Map]   ---   NW   Less than 2 miles
Edgeworth   [Map]   1,656   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Emsworth   [Map]   2,388   S   5 miles [8 km]
Borough of Glen Osborne   [Map]   542   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Glenfield   [Map]   209   S   5 miles [8 km]
Haysville   [Map]   68   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Osborne   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Sewickley Heights   [Map]   811   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Sewickley Hills   [Map]   724   SW   Less than 2 miles
Sewickley   [Map]   3,839   SW   5 miles [8 km]

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

Allegheny County ...

Franklin Park is located in Allegheny County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Allegheny County: Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Washington & Westmoreland.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Franklin Park ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Franklin Park. 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 Franklin Park. 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 Pennsylvania

    Pennsylvania Tourism
    Parks for Pennsylvania

    Fishing in Pennsylvania
    Hunting in Pennsylvania


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Pennsylvania

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Pennsylvania

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Pennsylvania

Airports Near Franklin Park ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Zelienople Muni.   [Map]   PJC   NNW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Rock Airport   [Map]   9G1   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Butler Co. Airport (ICAO: KBTP)   [Map]   BTP   NNE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   SSE   18 miles [29 km]
Beaver Co. Airport(ICAO: KBVI)   [Map]   BVI   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Inter Co. Airport   [Map]   31D   SE   24 miles [38.6 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 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 Franklin Park.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Franklin Park. 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
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   S   66 miles [106.2 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   WNW   73 miles [117.5 km]
Cleveland / Hopkins Intl. (CLE/KCLE)   [Map]   CLE   WNW   107 miles [172.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   SSE   18 miles [29 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Zelienople Muni.   [Map]   PJC   NNW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Rock Airport   [Map]   9G1   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Butler Co. Airport (ICAO: KBTP)   [Map]   BTP   NNE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Beaver Co. Airport(ICAO: KBVI)   [Map]   BVI   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Inter Co. Airport   [Map]   31D   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Columbiana Co. Airport   [Map]   02G   WNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Rostraver Airport(ICAO: KFWQ)   [Map]   FWQ   SSE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Greensburg Jeannette Rgnl.   [Map]   5G8   ESE   29 miles [46.7 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.

Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
        Website for Pittsburgh International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
        Website for Morgantown Municipal 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
 
Dubois Rgnl.   (DUJ/KDUJ)   [Map]
        Website for Dubois Regional 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
 
Cuyahoga Co. Airport   (CGF/KCGF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Butler Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBTP)   [Map]
        Website for Butler County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Beaver Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBVI)   [Map]
        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
 
Rostraver Airport   (ICAO: KFWQ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Washington Co. Airport   (ICAO: KAFJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
New Castle Muni.   (ICAO: KUCP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wheeling - Ohio Co. Airport   (HLG/KHLG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Cleveland / Hopkins Intl.   (CLE/KCLE)   [Map]
        Website for Cleveland / Hopkins 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
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
        Website for Port Columbus International 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
 
Youngstown - Warren Rgnl.   (YNG/KYNG)   [Map]
        Website for Youngstown - Warren Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Franklin Park: www.borough.franklin-park.pa.us/

The official website for Allegheny County: www.county.allegheny.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: www.state.pa.us/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Franklin Park.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Franklin Park. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Franklin Park) 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 Franklin Park. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Franklin Park

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Franklin Park. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5906, Longitude: -80.1000     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Franklin Park 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 Franklin Park), 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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