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Introduction ...

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

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Around Fauquier ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Nelson. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the southeast of Fauquier. Nelson has a population of 9,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Castlegar. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the southeast of Fauquier and has a population of 9,000 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 you drove it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Lumby   [Map]   1,634   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Nakusp   [Map]   1,524   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
New Denver   [Map]   512   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Silverton   [Map]   185   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Slocan   [Map]   314   E   28 miles [45.1 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Applegrove   [Map]     S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Burton   [Map]     NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cherryville   [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Deer Park   [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Edgewood   [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fosthall   [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Glenbank   [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Passmore   [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Perrys   [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Rosebery   [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Shoreholme   [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Slocan City   [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Slocan Park   [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Vallican   [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Winlaw   [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Fauquier ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names 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.

Applegrove   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South of Fauquier   [Map]
Box Lake   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Cherryville   -   33 miles [53.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Cody (Historic)   -   39 miles [62.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Crescent Valley   -   39 miles [62.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Deer Park   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Hills   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
New Settlement   -   38 miles [61.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Pass Creek   -   38 miles [61.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Passmore   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Playmor Junction   -   39 miles [62.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Three Forks (Historic)   -   36 miles [57.9 km] to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Fauquier. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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 Province of British Columbia

    British Columbia Tourism
    Parks for British Columbia

    Fishing in British Columbia
    Hunting in British Columbia


Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Fauquier ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Nakusp Airport   [Map]   CAQ5   NNE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Nelson Airport    [Map]   CZNL   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
West Kootenay Rgnl. (YCG/CYCG)   [Map]   CYCG   SSE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Kaslo Airport   [Map]   CBR2   E   51 miles [82.1 km]
Kelowna Intl. (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   CYLW   W   57 miles [91.7 km]
Crawford Bay Airport   [Map]   CAR2   ESE   58 miles [93.3 km]
Penticton Rgnl. (YYF/CYYF)   [Map]   CYYF   WSW   73 miles [117.5 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 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 Fauquier.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Fauquier. 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
Kelowna Intl. (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   CYLW   W   57 miles [91.7 km]
Spokane Intl. (GEG/KGEG)   [Map]   GEG   S   158 miles [254.3 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   ENE   197 miles [317 km]
Vancouver Intl. (YVR/CYVR)   [Map]   CYVR   W   233 miles [375 km]
King County Intl. (BFI/KBFI)   [Map]   BFI   SW   251 miles [403.9 km]
Victoria Intl. (YYJ/CYYJ)   [Map]   CYYJ   WSW   255 miles [410.4 km]
Seattle - Tacoma Intl. (SEA/KSEA)   [Map]   SEA   SW   255 miles [410.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
West Kootenay Rgnl. (YCG/CYCG)   [Map]   CYCG   SSE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Penticton Rgnl. (YYF/CYYF)   [Map]   CYYF   WSW   73 miles [117.5 km]
Canadian Rockies Intl. (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]   CYXC   E   104 miles [167.4 km]
Kamloops Airport (YKA/CYKA)   [Map]   CYKA   WNW   118 miles [189.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Nakusp Airport   [Map]   CAQ5   NNE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Nelson Airport    [Map]   CZNL   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Kaslo Airport   [Map]   CBR2   E   51 miles [82.1 km]
Crawford Bay Airport   [Map]   CAR2   ESE   58 miles [93.3 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.

Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
        Website for Kelowna International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Spokane Intl.   (GEG/KGEG)   [Map]
        Website for Spokane International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kamloops Airport   (YKA/CYKA)   [Map]
        Website for Kamloops Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
        Website for Calgary International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Vancouver Intl.   (YVR/CYVR)   [Map]
        Website for Vancouver International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
King County Intl.   (BFI/KBFI)   [Map]
        Website for King County International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Victoria Intl.   (YYJ/CYYJ)   [Map]
        Website for Victoria International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Seattle - Tacoma Intl.   (SEA/KSEA)   [Map]
        Website for Seattle - Tacoma International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
West Kootenay Rgnl.   (YCG/CYCG)   [Map]
        Website for West Kootenay Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Penticton Rgnl.   (YYF/CYYF)   [Map]
        Website for Penticton Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Canadian Rockies Intl.   (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]
        Website for Cranbrook / Canadian Rockies International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

The official website for Province of British Columbia: www.gov.bc.ca/



Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Fauquier were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fauquier. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fauquier

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fauquier. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.8833, Longitude: -118.0833     [Map].

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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 Fauquier), 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 Fauquier.