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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Boyds Ferry.

This page contains six sections:

Around Boyds Ferry ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Arlington (VA). It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the southeast of Boyds Ferry. Arlington (VA) has a population of 208,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Alexandria (VA). It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the southeast of Boyds Ferry and has a population of 156,000 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 Boyds Ferry and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
College Park (MD)   [Map]   32,275   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Frederick (MD)   [Map]   70,060   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Gaithersburg (MD)   [Map]   67,776   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Hagerstown (MD)   [Map]   40,452   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Hyattsville (MD)   [Map]   18,449   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Rockville (MD)   [Map]   66,940   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Takoma Park (MD)   [Map]   17,765   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Culpeper (VA)   [Map]   18,006   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Fairfax (VA)   [Map]   24,164   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Herndon (VA)   [Map]   24,393   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Leesburg (VA)   [Map]   52,607   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Manassas (VA)   [Map]   41,483   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Petersburg (VA)   [Map]   ---   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Winchester (VA)   [Map]   27,516   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Martinsburg   [Map]   17,687   N   20 miles [32.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Berryville (VA)   [Map]   4,304   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bolington (VA)   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Frogtown (VA)   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gaylord (VA)   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hamilton (VA)   [Map]   625   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hillsboro (VA)   [Map]   98   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Purcellville (VA)   [Map]   9,469   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Round Hill (VA)   [Map]   659   SE   5 miles [8 km]
White Pump (VA)   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bloomery   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Bolivar   [Map]   1,046   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Charles Town   [Map]   5,945   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Jefferson Village   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Kabletown   [Map]   ---   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Ranson   [Map]   5,166   N   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Jefferson County ...

Boyds Ferry is located in Jefferson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jefferson County: Washington (MD), Clarke (VA), Loudoun (VA) & Berkeley.

Although it doesn't share a border with Jefferson County, Rappahannock (VA) is close to Boyds Ferry.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Boyds Ferry ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Boyds Ferry. 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 Boyds Ferry. 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 West Virginia

    West Virginia Tourism
    Parks for West Virginia

    Fishing in West Virginia
    Hunting in West Virginia


National Park Service (NPS) sites in West Virginia

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in West Virginia

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

Airports Near Boyds Ferry ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Winchester Rgnl.(ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   OKV   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.(MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   MRB   NNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Leesburg Exec.(ICAO: KJYO)   [Map]   JYO   ESE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Front Royal Airport   [Map]   FRR   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Frederick Muni.(ICAO: KFDK)   [Map]   FDK   ENE   30 miles [48.3 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 Boyds Ferry.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Boyds Ferry. 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]   ---   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl. (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   BWI   E   63 miles [101.4 km]
Harrisburg Intl. (MDT/KMDT)   [Map]   MDT   NE   90 miles [144.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Charlottesville Airport (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]   CHO   SSW   79 miles [127.1 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   SW   84 miles [135.2 km]
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport (JST/KJST)   [Map]   JST   NNW   94 miles [151.3 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   NW   111 miles [178.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Winchester Rgnl.(ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   OKV   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.(MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   MRB   NNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Leesburg Exec.(ICAO: KJYO)   [Map]   JYO   ESE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Front Royal Airport   [Map]   FRR   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Frederick Muni.(ICAO: KFDK)   [Map]   FDK   ENE   30 miles [48.3 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
 
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
 
Frederick Muni.   (ICAO: KFDK)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Manassas Muni.   (HEF/KHEF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Montgomery County Airpark   (ICAO: KGAI)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery County Airpark
        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
 
Warrenton - Fauquier Airport   (ICAO: KHWY)   [Map]
        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
 
Culpeper Rgnl.   (ICAO: KCJR)   [Map]
        Website for Culpeper Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
College Park Airport   (ICAO: KCGS)   [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
 
Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
        Website for Morgantown Municipal 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of West Virginia

About Jefferson County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffersoncountywv.org/

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



Footnotes ...

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

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Boyds Ferry. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Boyds Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Boyds Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1834, Longitude: -77.8514     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Boyds Ferry 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 Boyds Ferry), 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Boyds Ferry.