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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Rock Oak.

This page contains six sections:

Around Rock Oak ...

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

The next largest community is Petersburg (VA). It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the southeast of Rock Oak and has a population of 32,200 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 Rock Oak and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Cumberland (MD)   [Map]   19,707   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Frostburg (MD)   [Map]   8,642   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Berryville (VA)   [Map]   4,338   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Broadway (VA)   [Map]   3,880   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Front Royal (VA)   [Map]   15,239   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Luray (VA)   [Map]   4,817   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Strasburg (VA)   [Map]   6,617   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Timberville (VA)   [Map]   2,645   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Winchester (VA)   [Map]   27,932   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Woodstock (VA)   [Map]   5,212   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Charles Town   [Map]   5,957   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Keyser   [Map]   5,077   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Martinsburg   [Map]   17,404   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Petersburg   [Map]   2,593   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Ranson   [Map]   5,173   E   47 miles [75.6 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Columbia Furnace (VA)   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Toms Brook (VA)   [Map]   271   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Arthur   [Map]   ---   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Augusta   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Baker   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Burlington   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Capon Bridge   [Map]   371   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lost City   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Moorefield   [Map]   2,433   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
New Creek   [Map]   ---   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Ritters   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Romney   [Map]   1,737   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Slanesville   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Three Churches   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Wardensville   [Map]   261   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Hardy County ...

Rock Oak is located in Hardy County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Hardy County: Frederick (VA), Rockingham (VA), Shenandoah (VA), Grant, Hampshire & Pendleton.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rock Oak ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Grant Co. Airport(ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   W99   WSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Front Royal Airport   [Map]   FRR   ESE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Winchester Rgnl.(ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   OKV   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.(ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]   CBE   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Luray Caverns Airport   [Map]   W45   SSE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.(MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   MRB   ENE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Garrett Co. Airport (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]   2G4   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Bridgewater Air Park   [Map]   VBW   SSW   55 miles [88.5 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 Rock Oak.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rock Oak. 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   70 miles [112.7 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   WNW   71 miles [114.3 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl. (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   BWI   E   110 miles [177 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   S   61 miles [98.2 km]
Charlottesville Airport (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]   CHO   SSE   71 miles [114.3 km]
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport (JST/KJST)   [Map]   JST   N   80 miles [128.7 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   W   80 miles [128.7 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   NNW   85 miles [136.8 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   NW   104 miles [167.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Grant Co. Airport(ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   W99   WSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Front Royal Airport   [Map]   FRR   ESE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Winchester Rgnl.(ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   OKV   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.(ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]   CBE   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Luray Caverns Airport   [Map]   W45   SSE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.(MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   MRB   ENE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Garrett Co. Airport (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]   2G4   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Bridgewater Air Park   [Map]   VBW   SSW   55 miles [88.5 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.

Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
        Website for Morgantown Municipal 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
 
Allegheny Co. Airport   (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]
        Website for Allegheny County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Grant Co. Airport   (ICAO: KW99)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Winchester Rgnl.   (ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.   (ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.   (MRB/KMRB)   [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
 
Baltimore - Washington Intl.   (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]
        Website for Baltimore - Washington International 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
 
University Park Airport   (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]
        Website for University Park 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
 
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
 
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport   (JST/KJST)   [Map]
        Website for John Murtha Johnstown - Cambria 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
 

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About Hardy County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rock Oak. 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 Rock Oak.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rock Oak. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1484, Longitude: -78.7358     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rock Oak 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 Rock Oak), 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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