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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Orricks Ferry ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Frederick (MD). It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the southeast of Orricks Ferry. Frederick (MD) has a population of 71,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hagerstown (MD). It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the east of Orricks Ferry and has a population of 40,300 people.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Brunswick (MD)   [Map]   6,266   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Cumberland (MD)   [Map]   19,707   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Frostburg (MD)   [Map]   8,642   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Thurmont (MD)   [Map]   6,646   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Walkersville (MD)   [Map]   6,181   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Chambersburg (PA)   [Map]   20,878   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Gettysburg (PA)   [Map]   7,633   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Shippensburg (PA)   [Map]   5,575   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Waynesboro (PA)   [Map]   10,877   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Purcellville (VA)   [Map]   9,771   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Strasburg (VA)   [Map]   6,617   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Winchester (VA)   [Map]   27,932   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Charles Town   [Map]   5,957   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Martinsburg   [Map]   17,404   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ranson   [Map]   5,173   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Big Pool (MD)   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Clear Spring (MD)   [Map]   359   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hancock (MD)   [Map]   1,548   N   Less than 2 miles
Little Orleans (MD)   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
McConnellsburg (PA)   [Map]   1,039   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Mercersburg (PA)   [Map]   1,553   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Purcell (PA)   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Websters Mill (PA)   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bath   [Map]   602   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Bedington   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Berryville   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Falling Waters   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hedgesville   [Map]   314   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Magnolia   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Paw Paw   [Map]   491   SW   18 miles [29 km]

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

Morgan County ...

Orricks Ferry is located in Morgan County.

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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Orricks Ferry ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Orricks 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 Orricks 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, 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 Orricks Ferry ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl. (MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   SSE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Hagerstown Rgnl.  (HGR/KHGR)   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
Washington County Rgnl.   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
Greater Cumberland Rgnl. (ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Bedford Co. Airport  (FAA ID: HMZ)   [Map]   NNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Chambersburg Muni.   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Franklin County Rgnl. (FAA ID: N68)   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Winchester Rgnl. (ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Orricks Ferry.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Orricks 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)   DirDistance
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   SE   64 miles [103 km]
University Park Airport  (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]   N   81 miles [130.4 km]
Harrisburg Intl.  (MDT/KMDT)   [Map]   ENE   82 miles [132 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl.  (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   ESE   87 miles [140 km]
Morgantown Muni.  (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   W   92 miles [148.1 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   WNW   121 miles [194.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport  (JST/KJST)   [Map]   NW   55 miles [88.5 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl.  (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   WNW   76 miles [122.3 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport  (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   WNW   103 miles [165.8 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.  (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SSW   106 miles [170.6 km]
Charlottesville Airport  (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]   S   108 miles [173.8 km]
Dubois Rgnl.  (DUJ/KDUJ)   [Map]   NNW   109 miles [175.4 km]
North Central WV Airport  (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   WSW   112 miles [180.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl. (MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   SSE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Hagerstown Rgnl.  (HGR/KHGR)   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
Washington County Rgnl.   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
Greater Cumberland Rgnl. (ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Bedford Co. Airport  (FAA ID: HMZ)   [Map]   NNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Chambersburg Muni.   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Franklin County Rgnl. (FAA ID: N68)   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Winchester Rgnl. (ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 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.

University Park Airport   (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]
  Website for University Park 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
 
Dubois Rgnl.   (DUJ/KDUJ)   [Map]
  Website for Dubois 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
 
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.   (MRB/KMRB)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hagerstown Rgnl.   (HGR/KHGR)   [Map]
  Website for Hagerstown Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.   (ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Harrisburg Intl.   (MDT/KMDT)   [Map]
  Website for Harrisburg International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Winchester Rgnl.   (ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Altoona - Blair Co. Airport   (AOO/KAOO)   [Map]
  Website for Altoona - Blair County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Frederick Muni.   (ICAO: KFDK)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Leesburg Exec.   (ICAO: KJYO)   [Map]
  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
 
Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
  Website for Morgantown Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
  Website for Pittsburgh International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport   (JST/KJST)   [Map]
  Website for John Murtha Johnstown - Cambria County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Arnold Palmer Rgnl.   (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]
  Website for Arnold Palmer Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Allegheny Co. Airport   (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]
  Website for Allegheny County 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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Orricks Ferry. 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 Orricks Ferry.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Orricks Ferry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6959, Longitude: -78.1722     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Orricks 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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Orricks 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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