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The location of Frank









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Frank ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Staunton (VA). It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the southeast of Frank. Staunton (VA) has a population of 24,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Elkins. It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the north of Frank and has a population of 7,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Bridgewater (VA)   [Map]   6,062   E   46 miles [74 km]
Clifton Forge (VA)   [Map]   3,565   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Craigsville (VA)   [Map]   927   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Dayton (VA)   [Map]   1,606   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Addison   [Map]   688   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Belington   [Map]   1,864   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Marlinton   [Map]   994   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Mill Creek   [Map]   696   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Parsons   [Map]   1,415   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Petersburg   [Map]   2,593   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Philippi   [Map]   3,380   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Richwood   [Map]   1,906   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Sutton   [Map]   988   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Weston   [Map]   3,971   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Bolar (VA)   [Map]   ---   S   23 miles [37 km]
Monterey (VA)   [Map]   138   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Beverly   [Map]   675   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Cass   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Circleville   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Durbin   [Map]   294   W   Less than 2 miles
Edray   [Map]   ---   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Green Bank   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Harper   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Helvetia   [Map]   ---   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Huttonsville   [Map]   215   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mingo   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Slaty Fork   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Thornwood   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Thorny Creek   [Map]   ---   SW   23 miles [37 km]

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

Pocahontas County ...

Frank 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 Frank ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Frank. 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 Frank. 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, attractions 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 Frank ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport  (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Upshur County Rgnl.  (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Ingalls Fld. (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   S   41 miles [66 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl. (FAA ID: 79D)   [Map]   NNW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Braxton Co. Airport (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   WNW   46 miles [74 km]
Bridgewater Air Park (FAA ID: VBW)   [Map]   ESE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Grant Co. Airport (ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   NE   47 miles [75.6 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Frank.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Frank. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Morgantown Muni.  (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   N   75 miles [120.7 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ENE   129 miles [207.6 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   N   136 miles [218.9 km]
Richmond Intl.  (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   ESE   153 miles [246.2 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl.  (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   ENE   174 miles [280 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl.  (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   NNW   185 miles [297.7 km]
University Park Airport  (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]   NNE   189 miles [304.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.  (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   ESE   53 miles [85.3 km]
North Central WV Airport  (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   NNW   56 miles [90.1 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   SW   57 miles [91.7 km]
Charlottesville Airport  (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]   ESE   78 miles [125.5 km]
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.  (ROA/KROA)   [Map]   S   84 miles [135.2 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   SW   88 miles [141.6 km]
Lynchburg Rgnl. (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]   SSE   90 miles [144.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport  (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 km]
Buckhannon Airport   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Upshur County Rgnl.  (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Ingalls Fld. (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]   S   41 miles [66 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl. (FAA ID: 79D)   [Map]   NNW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Braxton Co. Airport (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]   WNW   46 miles [74 km]
Bridgewater Air Park (FAA ID: VBW)   [Map]   ESE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Grant Co. Airport (ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   NE   47 miles [75.6 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Charlottesville Airport   (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]
  Website for Charlottesville - Albemarle Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Roanoke Rgnl. - Woodrum Fld.   (ROA/KROA)   [Map]
  Website for Roanoke Regional Airport - Woodrum Field
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
  Website for Raleigh County Memorial Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lynchburg Rgnl.   (LYH/KLYH)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport   (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]
  Website for Elkins - Randolph County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Upshur County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]
  Website for Upshur County Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ingalls Fld.   (ICAO: KHSP)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
  Website for Pittsburgh International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Braxton Co. Airport   (ICAO: K48I)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Grant Co. Airport   (ICAO: KW99)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Richmond Intl.   (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]
  Website for Richmond International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Baltimore - Washington Intl.   (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]
  Website for Baltimore - Washington International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Akron - Canton Rgnl.   (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]
  Website for Akron - Canton Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
University Park Airport   (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]
  Website for University Park Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
  Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
  Website for North Central West Virginia Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
  Website for Greenbrier Valley Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Pocahontas County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://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 Frank.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Frank) 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 Frank. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Frank

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Frank. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5484, Longitude: -79.8069     [Map].

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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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Frank), 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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