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Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Scotland ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Frederick (MD). It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the south of Scotland. Frederick (MD) has a population of 71,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Harrisburg. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the northeast of Scotland and has a population of 49,200 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Hagerstown (MD)   [Map]   40,306   S   23 miles [37 km]
Mount Airy (MD)   [Map]   9,416   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Westminster (MD)   [Map]   18,593   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Camp Hill   [Map]   7,939   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Carlisle   [Map]   19,259   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Chambersburg   [Map]   20,878   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Gettysburg   [Map]   7,633   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hanover   [Map]   15,607   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Lewistown   [Map]   8,205   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Mechanicsburg   [Map]   9,016   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Middletown   [Map]   9,270   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
New Cumberland   [Map]   7,318   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Waynesboro   [Map]   10,877   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
York   [Map]   44,132   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Martinsburg (WV)   [Map]   17,404   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Brownsville   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Caledonia Park   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cashtown   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cheesetown   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Green Village   [Map]   ---   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Guilford   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Marion   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mont Alto   [Map]   1,737   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mount Union   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Newburg   [Map]   338   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Orrstown   [Map]   259   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Roxbury   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Shippensburg   [Map]   5,575   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
West Fayetteville   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]

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

Franklin County ...

Scotland is located in Franklin County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Franklin County: Frederick (MD), Washington (MD), Adams, Cumberland, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata & Perry.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Scotland ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Scotland ...

Looking for more information about Scotland? 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 Scotland, 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 Scotland.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Pennsylvania Statewide Tourism
    Scotland Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Scotland


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 Scotland ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Chambersburg Muni.   [Map]   ---   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Franklin County Rgnl.   [Map]   N68   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Gettysburg Rgnl.   [Map]   W05   ESE   18 miles [29 km]
Hagerstown Rgnl. (HGR/KHGR)   [Map]   HGR   SSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Washington County Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   SSW   19 miles [30.6 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 Scotland.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Scotland. 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
Harrisburg Intl. (MDT/KMDT)   [Map]   MDT   ENE   46 miles [74 km]
University Park Airport (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]   UNV   NNW   62 miles [99.8 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl. (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   BWI   SE   73 miles [117.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport (JST/KJST)   [Map]   JST   WNW   70 miles [112.7 km]
Reading Rgnl. (RDG/KRDG)   [Map]   RDG   ENE   90 miles [144.8 km]
Williamsport Rgnl. (IPT/KIPT)   [Map]   IPT   NNE   94 miles [151.3 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   WNW   98 miles [157.7 km]
Dubois Rgnl. (DUJ/KDUJ)   [Map]   DUJ   NW   108 miles [173.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Chambersburg Muni.   [Map]   ---   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Franklin County Rgnl.   [Map]   N68   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Gettysburg Rgnl.   [Map]   W05   ESE   18 miles [29 km]
Hagerstown Rgnl. (HGR/KHGR)   [Map]   HGR   SSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Washington County Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   SSW   19 miles [30.6 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.

Harrisburg Intl.   (MDT/KMDT)   [Map]
        Website for Harrisburg 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
 
Dubois Rgnl.   (DUJ/KDUJ)   [Map]
        Website for Dubois Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hagerstown Rgnl.   (HGR/KHGR)   [Map]
        Website for Hagerstown Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
York Airport   (ICAO: KTHV)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Frederick Muni.   (ICAO: KFDK)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Carroll County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDMW)   [Map]
        Website for Carroll County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Baltimore - Washington Intl.   (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]
        Website for Baltimore - Washington International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Capital City Airport   (HAR/KCXY)   [Map]
        Website for Capital City Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Altoona - Blair Co. Airport   (AOO/KAOO)   [Map]
        Website for Altoona - Blair County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mifflin Co. Airport   (ICAO: KRVL)   [Map]
        Website for Mifflin County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Philadelphia Intl.   (PHL/KPHL)   [Map]
        Website for Philadelphia 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
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
        Website for Pittsburgh International 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
 
Reading Rgnl.   (RDG/KRDG)   [Map]
        Website for Reading Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Williamsport Rgnl.   (IPT/KIPT)   [Map]
        Website for Williamsport Regional 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
 

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About Franklin County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Franklin County: www.co.franklin.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 Scotland.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scotland. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9687, Longitude: -77.5872     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Scotland 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 Scotland), 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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