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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Capon Bridge.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Capon Bridge ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Leesburg (VA). It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the east of Capon Bridge. Leesburg (VA) has a population of 54,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hagerstown (MD). It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the northeast of Capon Bridge and has a population of 40,300 people.

For comparison, Capon Bridge has a population of 370 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 from Capon Bridge and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Brunswick (MD)   [Map]   6,266   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Cumberland (MD)   [Map]   19,707   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Frostburg (MD)   [Map]   8,642   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Middletown (MD)   [Map]   4,615   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Front Royal (VA)   [Map]   15,239   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Luray (VA)   [Map]   4,817   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Petersburg (VA)   [Map]   ---   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Purcellville (VA)   [Map]   9,771   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Strasburg (VA)   [Map]   6,617   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Winchester (VA)   [Map]   27,932   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Woodstock (VA)   [Map]   5,212   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Charles Town   [Map]   5,957   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Keyser   [Map]   5,077   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Martinsburg   [Map]   17,404   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Ranson   [Map]   5,173   E   30 miles [48.3 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Keifers (MD)   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Day - Mar Village (VA)   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Echo Village (VA)   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Nordic Village (VA)   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Stephens City (VA)   [Map]   1,999   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Welltown (VA)   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
White Hall (VA)   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Augusta   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Magnolia   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Paw Paw   [Map]   491   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ritters   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Romney   [Map]   1,737   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Slanesville   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Three Churches   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Wardensville   [Map]   261   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Hampshire County ...

Capon Bridge is located in Hampshire County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Hampshire County: Allegany (MD), Frederick (VA), Hardy, Mineral & Morgan.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Capon Bridge ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Capon Bridge ...

Looking for more information about Capon Bridge? 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 Capon Bridge, 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 Capon Bridge.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    West Virginia Statewide Tourism
    Capon Bridge Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Capon Bridge


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 Capon Bridge ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Winchester Rgnl.(ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   OKV   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.(MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   MRB   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.(ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]   CBE   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Front Royal Airport   [Map]   FRR   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Grant Co. Airport(ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   W99   WSW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Luray Caverns Airport   [Map]   W45   S   43 miles [69.2 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 Capon Bridge.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Capon Bridge. 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   57 miles [91.7 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   WNW   82 miles [132 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl. (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   BWI   E   94 miles [151.3 km]
Harrisburg Intl. (MDT/KMDT)   [Map]   MDT   NE   108 miles [173.8 km]
University Park Airport (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]   UNV   NNE   111 miles [178.6 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NW   125 miles [201.2 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   NNW   73 miles [117.5 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   SSW   75 miles [120.7 km]
Charlottesville Airport (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]   CHO   S   80 miles [128.7 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   NW   84 miles [135.2 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   W   95 miles [152.9 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   NW   107 miles [172.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Winchester Rgnl.(ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   OKV   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.(MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   MRB   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.(ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]   CBE   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Front Royal Airport   [Map]   FRR   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Grant Co. Airport(ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   W99   WSW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Luray Caverns Airport   [Map]   W45   S   43 miles [69.2 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
 
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
        Website for North Central West Virginia Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Allegheny Co. Airport   (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]
        Website for Allegheny County 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
 
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.   (ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Grant Co. Airport   (ICAO: KW99)   [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
 
Baltimore - Washington Intl.   (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]
        Website for Baltimore - Washington International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Leesburg Exec.   (ICAO: KJYO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Garrett Co. Airport   (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]
        Website for Garrett County 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
 
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
 
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
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
        Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional 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
 
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 Hampshire County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Capon Bridge. 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 Capon Bridge.

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Capon Bridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2998, Longitude: -78.4337     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Capon Bridge 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 Capon Bridge), 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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