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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Corte Madera.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Corte Madera ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is San Francisco. It is located about 12 miles [19 km] to the southeast of Corte Madera. San Francisco has a population of 884,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Oakland. It is located about 15 miles [24 km] to the southeast of Corte Madera and has a population of 425,000 people.

For comparison, Corte Madera has a population of 9,900 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 Corte Madera and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Antioch   [Map]   111,674   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Berkeley   [Map]   122,324   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Concord   [Map]   129,783   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Daly City   [Map]   107,074   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   116,266   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Fremont   [Map]   234,962   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Hayward   [Map]   160,500   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Richmond   [Map]   110,040   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
San Leandro   [Map]   90,553   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
San Mateo   [Map]   104,748   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Santa Clara   [Map]   127,134   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Santa Rosa   [Map]   175,269   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Sunnyvale   [Map]   153,656   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Vacaville   [Map]   100,032   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Vallejo   [Map]   122,105   NE   18 miles [29 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bel Aire   [Map]   ---   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Belvedere   [Map]   2,126   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cerro   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Green Brae   [Map]   ---   N   Less than 2 miles
Kentfield   [Map]   ---   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Larkspur   [Map]   12,396   W   Less than 2 miles
Marin City   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Mill Valley   [Map]   14,355   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Paradise Cay   [Map]   ---   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Ross   [Map]   2,480   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
San Anselmo   [Map]   12,580   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
San Quentin   [Map]   ---   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
San Rafael   [Map]   59,070   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Strawberry   [Map]   ---   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Tamalpais-Homestead Valley   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]

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

Marin County ...

Corte Madera is located in Marin County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marin County: Contra Costa, San Francisco & Sonoma. The western boundary of the county is on the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay is to the southeast.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Corte Madera ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Corte Madera ...

Looking for more information about Corte Madera? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Corte Madera, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Corte Madera.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Corte Madera. 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 Corte Madera. 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 California

    California Tourism
    Parks for California

    Fishing in California
    Hunting in California

TripAdvisor Link for:

    California Statewide Tourism
    Corte Madera Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Corte Madera


National Park Service (NPS) sites in California

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in California

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in California

Airports Near Corte Madera ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gnoss Fld.(ICAO: KDVO)   [Map]   DVO   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Metro Oakland Intl. (OAK/KOAK)   [Map]   OAK   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Metro Oakland Intl.    [Map]   ---   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
San Francisco Intl. (SFO/KSFO)   [Map]   SFO   SSE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Petaluma Muni.   [Map]   O69   N   23 miles [37 km]
Napa Co. Airport (APC/KAPC)   [Map]   APC   NNE   23 miles [37 km]
Buchanan Fld.(CCR/KCCR)   [Map]   CCR   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Half Moon Bay Airport(HAF/KHAF)   [Map]   HAF   S   28 miles [45.1 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 Corte Madera.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Corte Madera. 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
Metro Oakland Intl. (OAK/KOAK)   [Map]   OAK   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
San Francisco Intl. (SFO/KSFO)   [Map]   SFO   SSE   22 miles [35.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Metro Oakland Intl.    [Map]   ---   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Sonoma Co. Airport (STS/KSTS)   [Map]   STS   NNW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Sacramento Exec. (SAC/KSAC)   [Map]   SAC   NE   68 miles [109.4 km]
Stockton Metro Airport (SCK/KSCK)   [Map]   SCK   E   69 miles [111 km]
Sacramento Mather Airport (ICAO: KMHR)   [Map]   MHR   ENE   79 miles [127.1 km]
Modesto City - Co. Airport (MOD/KMOD)   [Map]   MOD   ESE   87 miles [140 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gnoss Fld.(ICAO: KDVO)   [Map]   DVO   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Petaluma Muni.   [Map]   O69   N   23 miles [37 km]
Napa Co. Airport (APC/KAPC)   [Map]   APC   NNE   23 miles [37 km]
Buchanan Fld.(CCR/KCCR)   [Map]   CCR   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Half Moon Bay Airport(HAF/KHAF)   [Map]   HAF   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hayward Exec.(HWD/KHWD)   [Map]   HWD   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
San Carlos Airport(ICAO: KSQL)   [Map]   SQL   SSE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Palo Alto Airport(PAO/KPAO)   [Map]   PAO   SE   39 miles [62.8 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.

Metro Oakland Intl.   (OAK/KOAK)   [Map]
        Website for Metropolitan Oakland International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
San Francisco Intl.   (SFO/KSFO)   [Map]
        Website for San Francisco International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sacramento Mather Airport   (ICAO: KMHR)   [Map]
        Website for Sacramento Mather Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Modesto City - Co. Airport   (MOD/KMOD)   [Map]
        Website for Modesto City - County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Monterey Peninsula Airport   (MRY/KMRY)   [Map]
        Website for Monterey Peninsula Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gnoss Fld.   (ICAO: KDVO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Napa Co. Airport   (APC/KAPC)   [Map]
        Website for Napa County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Buchanan Fld.   (CCR/KCCR)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Half Moon Bay Airport   (HAF/KHAF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hayward Exec.   (HWD/KHWD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.   (SJC/KSJC)   [Map]
        Website for Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
San Carlos Airport   (ICAO: KSQL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Palo Alto Airport   (PAO/KPAO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Livermore Muni.   (ICAO: KLVK)   [Map]
        Website for Livermore Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nut Tree Airport   (ICAO: KVCB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sacramento Intl.   (SMF/KSMF)   [Map]
        Website for Sacramento International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fresno Yosemite Intl.   (FAT/KFAT)   [Map]
        Website for Fresno Yosemite International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Reno / Tahoe Intl.   (RNO/KRNO)   [Map]
        Website for Reno / Tahoe International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sonoma Co. Airport   (STS/KSTS)   [Map]
        Website for Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sacramento Exec.   (SAC/KSAC)   [Map]
        Website for Sacramento Executive Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Stockton Metro Airport   (SCK/KSCK)   [Map]
        Website for Stockton Metropolitan Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in California

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Corte Madera: www.ci.corte-madera.ca.us/

The official website for Marin County: www.co.marin.ca.us/

The official website for State of California: www.state.ca.us/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Corte Madera.

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Corte Madera. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9298, Longitude: -122.5180     [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 Corte Madera), 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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