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The location of Sleepy Creek









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Sleepy Creek.

This page contains six sections:

Around Sleepy Creek ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Frederick (MD). It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the southeast of Sleepy Creek. Frederick (MD) has a population of 71,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Leesburg (VA). It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the southeast of Sleepy Creek and has a population of 54,200 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 Sleepy Creek and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Brunswick (MD)   [Map]   6,266   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Cumberland (MD)   [Map]   19,707   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Frostburg (MD)   [Map]   8,642   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Hagerstown (MD)   [Map]   40,306   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Taneytown (MD)   [Map]   6,789   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Thurmont (MD)   [Map]   6,646   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Walkersville (MD)   [Map]   6,181   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Chambersburg (PA)   [Map]   20,878   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Gettysburg (PA)   [Map]   7,633   E   46 miles [74 km]
Waynesboro (PA)   [Map]   10,877   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Purcellville (VA)   [Map]   9,771   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Strasburg (VA)   [Map]   6,617   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Winchester (VA)   [Map]   27,932   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Charles Town   [Map]   5,957   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Martinsburg   [Map]   17,404   S   15 miles [24.1 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Big Pool (MD)   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Clear Spring (MD)   [Map]   359   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Halfway (MD)   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hancock (MD)   [Map]   1,548   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Little Orleans (MD)   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Williamsport (MD)   [Map]   2,113   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mercersburg (PA)   [Map]   1,553   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Purcell (PA)   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Websters Mill (PA)   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Arden   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bath   [Map]   602   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bedington   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Berryville   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Falling Waters   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hedgesville   [Map]   314   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Morgan County ...

Sleepy Creek 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 Sleepy Creek ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Washington County Rgnl.   [Map]   E   18 miles [29 km]
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl. (MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   SSE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hagerstown Rgnl.  (HGR/KHGR)   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Chambersburg Muni.   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Franklin County Rgnl. (FAA ID: N68)   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Winchester Rgnl. (ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Bedford Co. Airport  (FAA ID: HMZ)   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Greater Cumberland Rgnl. (ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 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 Sleepy Creek.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sleepy Creek. 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   60 miles [96.6 km]
Harrisburg Intl.  (MDT/KMDT)   [Map]   ENE   78 miles [125.5 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl.  (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   ESE   82 miles [132 km]
University Park Airport  (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]   N   82 miles [132 km]
Morgantown Muni.  (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   W   97 miles [156.1 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   WNW   127 miles [204.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport  (JST/KJST)   [Map]   NW   59 miles [95 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl.  (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   WNW   81 miles [130.4 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.  (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SSW   106 miles [170.6 km]
Charlottesville Airport  (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]   S   107 miles [172.2 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport  (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   WNW   108 miles [173.8 km]
Dubois Rgnl.  (DUJ/KDUJ)   [Map]   NNW   112 miles [180.2 km]
North Central WV Airport  (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   W   117 miles [188.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Washington County Rgnl.   [Map]   E   18 miles [29 km]
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl. (MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   SSE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hagerstown Rgnl.  (HGR/KHGR)   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Chambersburg Muni.   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Franklin County Rgnl. (FAA ID: N68)   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Winchester Rgnl. (ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Bedford Co. Airport  (FAA ID: HMZ)   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Greater Cumberland Rgnl. (ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 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.

Harrisburg Intl.   (MDT/KMDT)   [Map]
  Website for Harrisburg International 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
 
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
 
Winchester Rgnl.   (ICAO: KOKV)   [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
 
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.   (ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Frederick Muni.   (ICAO: KFDK)   [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
 
University Park Airport   (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]
  Website for University Park 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
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
  Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Morgan County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sleepy Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sleepy Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6670, Longitude: -78.0825     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sleepy Creek 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 Sleepy Creek), 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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