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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Swan Pond.

This page contains six sections:

Around Swan Pond ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Frederick (MD). It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the east of Swan Pond. Frederick (MD) has a population of 70,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Gaithersburg (MD). It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the southeast of Swan Pond and has a population of 67,800 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 and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Cumberland (MD)   [Map]   19,978   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Hagerstown (MD)   [Map]   40,452   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mount Airy (MD)   [Map]   9,374   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Rockville (MD)   [Map]   66,940   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Westminster (MD)   [Map]   18,671   E   46 miles [74 km]
Chambersburg (PA)   [Map]   20,691   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Gettysburg (PA)   [Map]   7,700   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Waynesboro (PA)   [Map]   10,845   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Front Royal (VA)   [Map]   15,153   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Herndon (VA)   [Map]   24,393   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Leesburg (VA)   [Map]   52,607   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Petersburg (VA)   [Map]   ---   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Purcellville (VA)   [Map]   9,469   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Winchester (VA)   [Map]   27,516   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Martinsburg   [Map]   17,687   W   5 miles [8 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Eakles Mills (MD)   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fairplay (MD)   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Keedysville (MD)   [Map]   1,161   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Saint James (MD)   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Sharpsburg (MD)   [Map]   703   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Williamsport (MD)   [Map]   2,160   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Arden   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Baker Heights   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Bardane   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bedington   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Falling Waters   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hedgesville   [Map]   320   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Jefferson Village   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Scrabble   [Map]   ---   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Shepherdstown   [Map]   1,991   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Berkeley County ...

Swan Pond 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 Swan Pond ...

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.

Cedar Grove (MD)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast of Swan Pond   [Map]
Dogtown (MD)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Downsville (MD)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Falling Waters   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Falling Waters Ferry (MD)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Files Crossroad   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Grubbs Corner   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Heatherfield   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Irish Hill   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Martinsburg   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Mount Pleasant   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Pikeside   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Rose Hill   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Scrabble   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Shepherdstown   -   4 miles [6.4 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 Swan Pond.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.(MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   MRB   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hagerstown Rgnl. (HGR/KHGR)   [Map]   HGR   NNE   18 miles [29 km]
Washington County Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   NNE   18 miles [29 km]
Winchester Rgnl.(ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   OKV   SSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Frederick Muni.(ICAO: KFDK)   [Map]   FDK   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Leesburg Exec.(ICAO: KJYO)   [Map]   JYO   SSE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Chambersburg Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Franklin County Rgnl.   [Map]   N68   NNE   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 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 Swan Pond.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Swan Pond. 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]   ---   SSE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl. (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   BWI   ESE   67 miles [107.8 km]
Harrisburg Intl. (MDT/KMDT)   [Map]   MDT   NE   77 miles [123.9 km]
University Park Airport (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]   UNV   N   95 miles [152.9 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   W   109 miles [175.4 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   NW   77 miles [123.9 km]
Charlottesville Airport (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]   CHO   SSW   96 miles [154.5 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   NW   98 miles [157.7 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   SW   99 miles [159.3 km]
Reading Rgnl. (RDG/KRDG)   [Map]   RDG   ENE   119 miles [191.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.(MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   MRB   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hagerstown Rgnl. (HGR/KHGR)   [Map]   HGR   NNE   18 miles [29 km]
Washington County Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   NNE   18 miles [29 km]
Winchester Rgnl.(ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   OKV   SSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Frederick Muni.(ICAO: KFDK)   [Map]   FDK   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Leesburg Exec.(ICAO: KJYO)   [Map]   JYO   SSE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Chambersburg Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Franklin County Rgnl.   [Map]   N68   NNE   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.

Baltimore - Washington Intl.   (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]
        Website for Baltimore - Washington 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
 
Reading Rgnl.   (RDG/KRDG)   [Map]
        Website for Reading Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.   (MRB/KMRB)   [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
 
Winchester Rgnl.   (ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Frederick Muni.   (ICAO: KFDK)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Leesburg Exec.   (ICAO: KJYO)   [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
 
Carroll County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDMW)   [Map]
        Website for Carroll County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.   (ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]
        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
 
Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
        Website for Morgantown Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Richmond Intl.   (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]
        Website for Richmond International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Philadelphia Intl.   (PHL/KPHL)   [Map]
        Website for Philadelphia 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
 
Charlottesville Airport   (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]
        Website for Charlottesville - Albemarle 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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Swan Pond. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4693, Longitude: -77.8772     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Swan Pond 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 Swan Pond), 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 Swan Pond.