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The location of Romney









Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Romney ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Petersburg (VA). It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the southeast of Romney. Petersburg (VA) has a population of 32,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Winchester (VA). It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the east of Romney and has a population of 27,900 people.

For comparison, Romney has a population of 1,700 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 Romney and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Cumberland (MD)   [Map]   19,707   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Frostburg (MD)   [Map]   8,642   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Bedford (PA)   [Map]   2,724   N   46 miles [74 km]
Somerset (PA)   [Map]   5,945   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Berryville (VA)   [Map]   4,338   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Broadway (VA)   [Map]   3,880   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Front Royal (VA)   [Map]   15,239   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Luray (VA)   [Map]   4,817   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Strasburg (VA)   [Map]   6,617   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Woodstock (VA)   [Map]   5,212   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Charles Town   [Map]   5,957   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Keyser   [Map]   5,077   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kingwood   [Map]   2,929   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Martinsburg   [Map]   17,404   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Ranson   [Map]   5,173   E   47 miles [75.6 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Barton (MD)   [Map]   432   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Luke (MD)   [Map]   61   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Oldtown (MD)   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pinto (MD)   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Rawlings (MD)   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Spring Gap (MD)   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Augusta   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Burlington   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Capon Bridge   [Map]   371   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fort Ashby   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
New Creek   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Piedmont   [Map]   813   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ritters   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Slanesville   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Three Churches   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Hampshire County ...

Romney is located in Hampshire County and is the County Seat.

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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Romney ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Romney ...

Looking for more information about Romney? 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 Romney, 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 Romney.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    West Virginia Statewide Tourism
    Romney Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Romney


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 Romney ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Greater Cumberland Rgnl. (ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
Grant Co. Airport (ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Garrett Co. Airport  (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]   WNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Winchester Rgnl. (ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   ESE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Front Royal Airport (FAA ID: FRR)   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl. (MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   E   41 miles [66 km]
Luray Caverns Airport (FAA ID: W45)   [Map]   SSE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Somerset Co. Airport  (FAA ID: 2G9)   [Map]   NNW   49 miles [78.9 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 Romney.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Romney. 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]   WNW   65 miles [104.6 km]
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ESE   74 miles [119.1 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   NW   111 miles [178.6 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl.  (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   E   112 miles [180.2 km]
University Park Airport  (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]   NNE   114 miles [183.5 km]
Harrisburg Intl.  (MDT/KMDT)   [Map]   ENE   120 miles [193.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport  (JST/KJST)   [Map]   N   67 miles [107.8 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl.  (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   NNW   72 miles [115.9 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.  (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   S   75 miles [120.7 km]
North Central WV Airport  (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   W   78 miles [125.5 km]
Charlottesville Airport  (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]   S   84 miles [135.2 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport  (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   NW   93 miles [149.7 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   NW   111 miles [178.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Greater Cumberland Rgnl. (ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
Grant Co. Airport (ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Garrett Co. Airport  (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]   WNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Winchester Rgnl. (ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   ESE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Front Royal Airport (FAA ID: FRR)   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl. (MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   E   41 miles [66 km]
Luray Caverns Airport (FAA ID: W45)   [Map]   SSE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Somerset Co. Airport  (FAA ID: 2G9)   [Map]   NNW   49 miles [78.9 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
 
Allegheny Co. Airport   (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]
  Website for Allegheny County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.   (ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Grant Co. Airport   (ICAO: KW99)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Garrett Co. Airport   (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]
  Website for Garrett County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Winchester Rgnl.   (ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.   (MRB/KMRB)   [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
 
Baltimore - Washington Intl.   (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]
  Website for Baltimore - Washington International 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
 
Harrisburg Intl.   (MDT/KMDT)   [Map]
  Website for Harrisburg 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
 
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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Romney) 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 Romney. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Romney

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Romney. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3455, Longitude: -78.7564     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Romney 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 Romney), 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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