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The location of Shanghai

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Shanghai ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Frederick (MD). It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the east of Shanghai. Frederick (MD) has a population of 70,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Leesburg (VA). It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the southeast of Shanghai and has a population of 52,600 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 starting from Shanghai and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Brunswick (MD)   [Map]   6,171   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Cumberland (MD)   [Map]   19,978   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Frostburg (MD)   [Map]   8,676   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Hagerstown (MD)   [Map]   40,452   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Thurmont (MD)   [Map]   6,528   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Walkersville (MD)   [Map]   6,054   E   41 miles [66 km]
Chambersburg (PA)   [Map]   20,691   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Waynesboro (PA)   [Map]   10,845   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Front Royal (VA)   [Map]   15,153   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Petersburg (VA)   [Map]   ---   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Purcellville (VA)   [Map]   9,469   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Strasburg (VA)   [Map]   6,583   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Winchester (VA)   [Map]   27,516   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Charles Town   [Map]   5,945   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Martinsburg   [Map]   17,687   E   8 miles [12.9 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Big Pool (MD)   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Nordic Village (VA)   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Welltown (VA)   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
White Hall (VA)   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Arden   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Baker Heights   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bardane   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bath   [Map]   610   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bedington   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Berryville   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bunker Hill   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Falling Waters   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hedgesville   [Map]   320   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Inwood   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Jefferson Village   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Berkeley County ...

Shanghai is located in Berkeley County.

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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Shanghai ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Baileys Ford (VA)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest of Shanghai   [Map]
Elk Branch (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Goose Nest   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Greenwood   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Grubbs Corner   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Jones Springs   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Martinsburg   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Pikeside   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Tablers Station   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Tomahawk   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Union Corner   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.(MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   MRB   ESE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Winchester Rgnl.(ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   OKV   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hagerstown Rgnl. (HGR/KHGR)   [Map]   HGR   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Washington County Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.(ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]   CBE   WNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Front Royal Airport   [Map]   FRR   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Leesburg Exec.(ICAO: KJYO)   [Map]   JYO   SE   39 miles [62.8 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 Shanghai.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Shanghai. 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   49 miles [78.9 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl. (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   BWI   ESE   80 miles [128.7 km]
Harrisburg Intl. (MDT/KMDT)   [Map]   MDT   NE   89 miles [143.2 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   W   96 miles [154.5 km]
University Park Airport (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]   UNV   N   98 miles [157.7 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   NNW   70 miles [112.7 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   NW   88 miles [141.6 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   SSW   91 miles [146.5 km]
Charlottesville Airport (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]   CHO   S   91 miles [146.5 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   W   112 miles [180.2 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   NW   114 miles [183.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.(MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   MRB   ESE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Winchester Rgnl.(ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   OKV   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hagerstown Rgnl. (HGR/KHGR)   [Map]   HGR   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Washington County Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.(ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]   CBE   WNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Front Royal Airport   [Map]   FRR   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Leesburg Exec.(ICAO: KJYO)   [Map]   JYO   SE   39 miles [62.8 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.

Baltimore - Washington Intl.   (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]
        Website for Baltimore - Washington International 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
 
Allegheny Co. Airport   (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]
        Website for Allegheny County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.   (MRB/KMRB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Winchester Rgnl.   (ICAO: KOKV)   [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
 
Leesburg Exec.   (ICAO: KJYO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Frederick Muni.   (ICAO: KFDK)   [Map]
        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
 
Montgomery County Airpark   (ICAO: KGAI)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery County Airpark
        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
 
University Park Airport   (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]
        Website for University Park 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



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About Berkeley County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Berkeley County: www.berkeleycountycomm.org/

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 Shanghai.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shanghai. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4415, Longitude: -78.1322     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shanghai 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 Shanghai), 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 Shanghai.