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The location of Spring Gap

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Spring Gap.

This page contains six sections:

Around Spring Gap ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Hagerstown (MD). It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the east of where Spring Gap would have been located. Hagerstown (MD) has a population of 40,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Petersburg (VA). It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the southeast of Spring Gap and has a population of 32,200 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 Spring Gap and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Brunswick (MD)   [Map]   6,171   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Cumberland (MD)   [Map]   19,978   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Frostburg (MD)   [Map]   8,676   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Greencastle (PA)   [Map]   4,035   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Somerset (PA)   [Map]   5,991   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Berryville (VA)   [Map]   4,304   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Front Royal (VA)   [Map]   15,153   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Purcellville (VA)   [Map]   9,469   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Strasburg (VA)   [Map]   6,583   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Winchester (VA)   [Map]   27,516   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Woodstock (VA)   [Map]   5,248   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Charles Town   [Map]   5,945   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Keyser   [Map]   5,200   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Martinsburg   [Map]   17,687   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Ranson   [Map]   5,166   E   36 miles [57.9 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Flintstone (MD)   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Keifers (MD)   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Little Orleans (MD)   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Oldtown (MD)   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Spring Gap (MD)   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Nordic Village (VA)   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Augusta   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Capon Bridge   [Map]   369   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fort Ashby   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Magnolia   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Paw Paw   [Map]   493   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Ritters   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Romney   [Map]   1,759   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Slanesville   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Wiley Ford   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]

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

Hampshire County ...

Spring Gap would have been located within present day Hampshire County.

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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Spring Gap ...

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.

Cold Stream   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast of Spring Gap   [Map]
Creekvale   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Fairplay (MD)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Green Spring   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Levels   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Little Cacapon   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Neals Run   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Paw Paw   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Points   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Raven Rocks   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Three Churches   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.(ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]   CBE   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Winchester Rgnl.(ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   OKV   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.(MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   MRB   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Front Royal Airport   [Map]   FRR   SSE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Grant Co. Airport(ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   W99   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Garrett Co. Airport (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]   2G4   WNW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Bedford Co. Airport    [Map]   HMZ   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Washington County Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   ENE   46 miles [74 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 Spring Gap.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Spring Gap. 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   66 miles [106.2 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   WNW   75 miles [120.7 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl. (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   BWI   E   100 miles [160.9 km]
University Park Airport (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]   UNV   NNE   104 miles [167.4 km]
Harrisburg Intl. (MDT/KMDT)   [Map]   MDT   ENE   107 miles [172.2 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NW   116 miles [186.7 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   63 miles [101.4 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   NW   74 miles [119.1 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   SSW   82 miles [132 km]
Charlottesville Airport (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]   CHO   S   88 miles [141.6 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   W   91 miles [146.5 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   NW   98 miles [157.7 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   NW   116 miles [186.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.(ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]   CBE   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Winchester Rgnl.(ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   OKV   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.(MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   MRB   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Front Royal Airport   [Map]   FRR   SSE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Grant Co. Airport(ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   W99   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Garrett Co. Airport (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]   2G4   WNW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Bedford Co. Airport    [Map]   HMZ   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Washington County Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   ENE   46 miles [74 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
 
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
 
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
 
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.   (MRB/KMRB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Grant Co. Airport   (ICAO: KW99)   [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
 
Hagerstown Rgnl.   (HGR/KHGR)   [Map]
        Website for Hagerstown Regional 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
 
Harrisburg Intl.   (MDT/KMDT)   [Map]
        Website for Harrisburg 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
 
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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Spring Gap.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spring Gap. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4243, Longitude: -78.5303     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spring Gap 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 Spring Gap), 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 Spring Gap.