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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Browns Corner.

This page contains six sections:

Around Browns Corner ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Frederick (MD). It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the east of Browns Corner. Frederick (MD) has a population of 71,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Gaithersburg (MD). It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the east of Browns Corner and has a population of 68,700 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 Browns Corner and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Hagerstown (MD)   [Map]   40,306   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Rockville (MD)   [Map]   68,401   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Westminster (MD)   [Map]   18,593   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Chambersburg (PA)   [Map]   20,878   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Fairfax (VA)   [Map]   24,097   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Falls Church (VA)   [Map]   14,583   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Front Royal (VA)   [Map]   15,239   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Herndon (VA)   [Map]   24,532   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Leesburg (VA)   [Map]   54,215   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Manassas Park (VA)   [Map]   16,591   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Manassas (VA)   [Map]   41,501   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Petersburg (VA)   [Map]   ---   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Vienna (VA)   [Map]   16,544   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Winchester (VA)   [Map]   27,932   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Martinsburg   [Map]   17,404   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Gaylord (VA)   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Arden   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Baker Heights   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Bardane   [Map]   ---   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Bloomery   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Bolivar   [Map]   1,031   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bunker Hill   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Charles Town   [Map]   5,957   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Harpers Ferry   [Map]   281   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Inwood   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Jefferson Village   [Map]   ---   E   Less than 2 miles
Kabletown   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lower Town   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Ranson   [Map]   5,173   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Shepherdstown   [Map]   1,802   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Jefferson County ...

Browns Corner is located in Jefferson County.

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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Browns Corner ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.(MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   MRB   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Winchester Rgnl.(ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   OKV   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Leesburg Exec.(ICAO: KJYO)   [Map]   JYO   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Hagerstown Rgnl. (HGR/KHGR)   [Map]   HGR   NNE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Washington County Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   NNE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Frederick Muni.(ICAO: KFDK)   [Map]   FDK   ENE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Front Royal Airport   [Map]   FRR   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   SE   35 miles [56.3 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 Browns Corner.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Browns Corner. 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   35 miles [56.3 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl. (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   BWI   E   66 miles [106.2 km]
Harrisburg Intl. (MDT/KMDT)   [Map]   MDT   NE   84 miles [135.2 km]
University Park Airport (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]   UNV   N   105 miles [169 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   WNW   109 miles [175.4 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   NW   84 miles [135.2 km]
Charlottesville Airport (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]   CHO   SSW   87 miles [140 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   SW   91 miles [146.5 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   NW   103 miles [165.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.(MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   MRB   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Winchester Rgnl.(ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   OKV   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Leesburg Exec.(ICAO: KJYO)   [Map]   JYO   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Hagerstown Rgnl. (HGR/KHGR)   [Map]   HGR   NNE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Washington County Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   NNE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Frederick Muni.(ICAO: KFDK)   [Map]   FDK   ENE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Front Royal Airport   [Map]   FRR   SW   34 miles [54.7 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.

Baltimore - Washington Intl.   (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]
        Website for Baltimore - Washington International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.   (MRB/KMRB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Winchester Rgnl.   (ICAO: KOKV)   [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
 
Frederick Muni.   (ICAO: KFDK)   [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
 
Manassas Muni.   (HEF/KHEF)   [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
 
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.   (ICAO: KCBE)   [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
 
Warrenton - Fauquier Airport   (ICAO: KHWY)   [Map]
        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
 
Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
        Website for Morgantown Municipal 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
 
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport   (JST/KJST)   [Map]
        Website for John Murtha Johnstown - Cambria County 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
 
Arnold Palmer Rgnl.   (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]
        Website for Arnold Palmer Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Search for a West Virginia Community

About Jefferson County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Browns Corner. 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 Browns Corner.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Browns Corner. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3273, Longitude: -77.8964     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Browns Corner 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 Browns Corner), 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 Browns Corner.



 
 
 

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