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The location of Vance









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Vance ...

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 Vance. 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 southeast of Vance and has a population of 27,900 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 Vance and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Cumberland (MD)   [Map]   19,707   N   18 miles [29 km]
Frostburg (MD)   [Map]   8,642   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bedford (PA)   [Map]   2,724   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Somerset (PA)   [Map]   5,945   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Berryville (VA)   [Map]   4,338   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Front Royal (VA)   [Map]   15,239   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Strasburg (VA)   [Map]   6,617   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Woodstock (VA)   [Map]   5,212   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Charles Town   [Map]   5,957   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Keyser   [Map]   5,077   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kingwood   [Map]   2,929   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Martinsburg   [Map]   17,404   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Moorefield   [Map]   2,433   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Petersburg   [Map]   2,593   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Ranson   [Map]   5,173   E   47 miles [75.6 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Keifers (MD)   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Oldtown (MD)   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pinto (MD)   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Rawlings (MD)   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Spring Gap (MD)   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Westernport (MD)   [Map]   1,767   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Augusta   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Burlington   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Fort Ashby   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
New Creek   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ritters   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Romney   [Map]   1,737   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Slanesville   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Three Churches   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Wiley Ford   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Hampshire County ...

Vance is located in 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 Vance ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Greater Cumberland Rgnl. (ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Grant Co. Airport (ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Garrett Co. Airport  (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]   WNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Winchester Rgnl. (ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   ESE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl. (MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Front Royal Airport (FAA ID: FRR)   [Map]   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Somerset Co. Airport  (FAA ID: 2G9)   [Map]   NNW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Luray Caverns Airport (FAA ID: W45)   [Map]   SSE   50 miles [80.5 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 Vance.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Vance. 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   110 miles [177 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl.  (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   E   111 miles [178.6 km]
University Park Airport  (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]   NNE   111 miles [178.6 km]
Harrisburg Intl.  (MDT/KMDT)   [Map]   ENE   118 miles [189.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport  (JST/KJST)   [Map]   N   64 miles [103 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl.  (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   NNW   71 miles [114.3 km]
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.  (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   S   77 miles [123.9 km]
North Central WV Airport  (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   W   79 miles [127.1 km]
Charlottesville Airport  (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]   S   86 miles [138.4 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport  (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   NW   92 miles [148.1 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   NW   110 miles [177 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Greater Cumberland Rgnl. (ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Grant Co. Airport (ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Garrett Co. Airport  (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]   WNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Winchester Rgnl. (ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   ESE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl. (MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Front Royal Airport (FAA ID: FRR)   [Map]   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Somerset Co. Airport  (FAA ID: 2G9)   [Map]   NNW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Luray Caverns Airport (FAA ID: W45)   [Map]   SSE   50 miles [80.5 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
 
Hagerstown Rgnl.   (HGR/KHGR)   [Map]
  Website for Hagerstown Regional 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Hampshire County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 drawn from Point A (ie- Vance) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vance. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3782, Longitude: -78.7386     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Vance 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 Vance), 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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