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The location of Brownsburg

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Brownsburg ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Elkins. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the north of Brownsburg. Elkins has a population of 7,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Lexington (VA). It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the southeast of Brownsburg and has a population of 7,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind 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   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Clifton Forge (VA)   [Map]   3,715   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Covington (VA)   [Map]   5,518   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Craigsville (VA)   [Map]   935   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Alderson   [Map]   1,173   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,612   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Gassaway   [Map]   902   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,921   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Marlinton   [Map]   1,014   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Rainelle   [Map]   1,468   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Richwood   [Map]   1,955   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Ronceverte   [Map]   1,736   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Rupert   [Map]   923   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Summersville   [Map]   3,434   W   41 miles [66 km]
Sutton   [Map]   1,033   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
White Sulphur Springs   [Map]   2,420   S   34 miles [54.7 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bolar (VA)   [Map]   ---   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Carloover (VA)   [Map]   ---   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Addison   [Map]   723   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Cass   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Durbin   [Map]   287   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Edray   [Map]   ---   NW   Less than 2 miles
Excelsior   [Map]   ---   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Falling Spring   [Map]   208   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Frank   [Map]   ---   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Green Bank   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hillsboro   [Map]   247   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Huntersville   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mingo   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Slaty Fork   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Upperglade   [Map]   ---   W   25 miles [40.2 km]

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

Pocahontas County ...

Brownsburg is located in Pocahontas County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Pocahontas County: Bath (VA), Highland (VA), Greenbrier, Pendleton, Randolph & Webster.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brownsburg ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Buckeye   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest of Brownsburg   [Map]
Clover Lick   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Huntersville   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Knapp   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Minnehaha Springs   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Stony Bottom   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Sunset (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Thorny Creek   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Violet   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Ingalls Fld.(ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   HSP   SSE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   SSW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   NNE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   N   51 miles [82.1 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   N   51 miles [82.1 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 Brownsburg.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Brownsburg. 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
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   N   95 miles [152.9 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   ENE   148 miles [238.2 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   N   153 miles [246.2 km]
Richmond Intl. (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   RIC   ESE   159 miles [255.9 km]
Port Columbus Intl. (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   CMH   NW   192 miles [309 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl. (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   BWI   ENE   193 miles [310.6 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl. (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   CAK   NNW   196 miles [315.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   LWB   SSW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   E   63 miles [101.4 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld. (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   ROA   S   65 miles [104.6 km]
Raleigh County Meml. (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   BKW   WSW   65 miles [104.6 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   N   71 miles [114.3 km]
Lynchburg Rgnl.(LYH/KLYH)   [Map]   LYH   SE   80 miles [128.7 km]
Yeager Airport (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   CRW   W   82 miles [132 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Ingalls Fld.(ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   HSP   SSE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Richwood Muni.   [Map]   3I4   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Braxton Co. Airport(ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   48I   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Summersville Airport(ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]   SXL   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   EKN   NNE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   ---   N   51 miles [82.1 km]
Upshur County Rgnl. (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   W22   N   51 miles [82.1 km]
New Castle Intl.   [Map]   VA85   S   54 miles [86.9 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.

Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
        Website for Morgantown Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.   (ROA/KROA)   [Map]
        Website for Roanoke Regional Airport - Woodrum Field
        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
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
        Website for Yeager Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ingalls Fld.   (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Summersville Airport   (ICAO: KSXL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport   (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]
        Website for Elkins - Randolph County 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
 
Upshur County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]
        Website for Upshur County Regional 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
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
        Website for Port Columbus International 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
 
Akron - Canton Rgnl.   (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]
        Website for Akron - Canton Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
        Website for Greenbrier Valley 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
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
        Website for Raleigh County Memorial Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Pocahontas County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Brownsburg.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brownsburg. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2679, Longitude: -80.0753     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brownsburg 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 Brownsburg), 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 Brownsburg.