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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Ridersville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Frederick (MD). It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the east of Ridersville. Frederick (MD) has a population of 71,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Leesburg (VA). It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the southeast of Ridersville and has a population of 54,200 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 Ridersville and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Brunswick (MD)   [Map]   6,266   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Cumberland (MD)   [Map]   19,707   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Frostburg (MD)   [Map]   8,642   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Hagerstown (MD)   [Map]   40,306   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Thurmont (MD)   [Map]   6,646   E   41 miles [66 km]
Walkersville (MD)   [Map]   6,181   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Chambersburg (PA)   [Map]   20,878   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Waynesboro (PA)   [Map]   10,877   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Front Royal (VA)   [Map]   15,239   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Petersburg (VA)   [Map]   ---   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Purcellville (VA)   [Map]   9,771   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Strasburg (VA)   [Map]   6,617   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Winchester (VA)   [Map]   27,932   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Charles Town   [Map]   5,957   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Martinsburg   [Map]   17,404   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Big Pool (MD)   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Clear Spring (MD)   [Map]   359   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hancock (MD)   [Map]   1,548   N   5 miles [8 km]
Keifers (MD)   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Little Orleans (MD)   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Purcell (PA)   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Websters Mill (PA)   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Arden   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bath   [Map]   602   W   Less than 2 miles
Bedington   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Berryville   [Map]   ---   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Falling Waters   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hedgesville   [Map]   314   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Magnolia   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Paw Paw   [Map]   491   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Morgan County ...

Ridersville 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 Ridersville ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.(MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   MRB   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Hagerstown Rgnl. (HGR/KHGR)   [Map]   HGR   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Washington County Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.(ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]   CBE   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Winchester Rgnl.(ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   OKV   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Bedford Co. Airport    [Map]   HMZ   NNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Chambersburg Muni.   [Map]   ---   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Franklin County Rgnl.   [Map]   N68   NE   37 miles [59.5 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 Ridersville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Ridersville. 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   61 miles [98.2 km]
Harrisburg Intl. (MDT/KMDT)   [Map]   MDT   ENE   85 miles [136.8 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl. (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   BWI   ESE   86 miles [138.4 km]
University Park Airport (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]   UNV   N   86 miles [138.4 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   W   91 miles [146.5 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   WNW   123 miles [197.9 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   58 miles [93.3 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   NW   78 miles [125.5 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   SSW   101 miles [162.5 km]
Charlottesville Airport (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]   CHO   S   103 miles [165.8 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   WNW   104 miles [167.4 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   W   110 miles [177 km]
Dubois Rgnl. (DUJ/KDUJ)   [Map]   DUJ   NNW   113 miles [181.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.(MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   MRB   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Hagerstown Rgnl. (HGR/KHGR)   [Map]   HGR   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Washington County Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.(ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]   CBE   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Winchester Rgnl.(ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   OKV   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Bedford Co. Airport    [Map]   HMZ   NNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Chambersburg Muni.   [Map]   ---   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Franklin County Rgnl.   [Map]   N68   NE   37 miles [59.5 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.

Harrisburg Intl.   (MDT/KMDT)   [Map]
        Website for Harrisburg International 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
 
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
        Website for North Central West Virginia Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dubois Rgnl.   (DUJ/KDUJ)   [Map]
        Website for Dubois Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.   (MRB/KMRB)   [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
 
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.   (ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Winchester Rgnl.   (ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]
        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
 
Frederick Muni.   (ICAO: KFDK)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Altoona - Blair Co. Airport   (AOO/KAOO)   [Map]
        Website for Altoona - Blair County 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
 
Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
        Website for Morgantown Municipal 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
 
Arnold Palmer Rgnl.   (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]
        Website for Arnold Palmer Regional 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
 

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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 Ridersville.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ridersville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6240, Longitude: -78.1906     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ridersville 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 Ridersville), 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 Ridersville.



 
 
 

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