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Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Winchester ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Frederick (MD). It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the northeast of Winchester. Frederick (MD) has a population of 71,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Gaithersburg (MD). It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the east of Winchester and has a population of 68,700 people.

For comparison, Winchester has a population of 27,900 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
Cumberland (MD)   [Map]   19,707   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Hagerstown (MD)   [Map]   40,306   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Thurmont (MD)   [Map]   6,646   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Waynesboro (PA)   [Map]   10,877   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Culpeper   [Map]   18,413   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Front Royal   [Map]   15,239   S   18 miles [29 km]
Herndon   [Map]   24,532   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Leesburg   [Map]   54,215   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Manassas Park   [Map]   16,591   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Manassas   [Map]   41,501   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Petersburg   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Purcellville   [Map]   9,771   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Strasburg   [Map]   6,617   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Warrenton   [Map]   9,875   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Martinsburg (WV)   [Map]   17,404   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Berrys   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Berryville   [Map]   4,338   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Boyce   [Map]   625   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Day - Mar Village   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Echo Village   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Gaylord   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Middletown   [Map]   1,353   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Nordic Village   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Reliance   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Stephens City   [Map]   1,999   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Waterloo   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Welltown   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
White Hall   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
White Post   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bunker Hill (WV)   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Winchester ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Winchester ...

Looking for more information about Winchester? 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 Winchester, 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 Winchester.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

    Virginia Tourism
    Parks for Virginia

    Fishing in Virginia
    Hunting in Virginia

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Virginia Statewide Tourism
    Winchester Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Winchester


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Virginia

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Virginia

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

Airports Near Winchester ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Winchester Rgnl.(ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   OKV   SSE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.(MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   MRB   NNE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Front Royal Airport   [Map]   FRR   SSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Leesburg Exec.(ICAO: KJYO)   [Map]   JYO   ESE   33 miles [53.1 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 Winchester.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Winchester. 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
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   ESE   41 miles [66 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl. (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   BWI   E   80 miles [128.7 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   WNW   98 miles [157.7 km]
Harrisburg Intl. (MDT/KMDT)   [Map]   MDT   NE   101 miles [162.5 km]
University Park Airport (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]   UNV   N   116 miles [186.7 km]
Richmond Intl. (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   RIC   SSE   124 miles [199.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Charlottesville Airport (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]   CHO   SSW   73 miles [117.5 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   SSW   74 miles [119.1 km]
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport (JST/KJST)   [Map]   JST   NNW   85 miles [136.8 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   NW   100 miles [160.9 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   W   110 miles [177 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Winchester Rgnl.(ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   OKV   SSE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.(MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   MRB   NNE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Front Royal Airport   [Map]   FRR   SSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Leesburg Exec.(ICAO: KJYO)   [Map]   JYO   ESE   33 miles [53.1 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.

Baltimore - Washington Intl.   (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]
        Website for Baltimore - Washington International 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
 
Winchester Rgnl.   (ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.   (MRB/KMRB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Leesburg Exec.   (ICAO: KJYO)   [Map]
        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
 
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.   (ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Frederick Muni.   (ICAO: KFDK)   [Map]
        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
 
Manassas Muni.   (HEF/KHEF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Culpeper Rgnl.   (ICAO: KCJR)   [Map]
        Website for Culpeper Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
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
 
Richmond Intl.   (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]
        Website for Richmond International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Charlottesville Airport   (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]
        Website for Charlottesville - Albemarle Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
        Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional 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
 
Arnold Palmer Rgnl.   (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]
        Website for Arnold Palmer Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Winchester: www.ci.winchester.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: www.virginia.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Winchester. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Winchester

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Winchester. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1857, Longitude: -78.1633     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Winchester 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 Winchester), 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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