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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Gilberts ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Reno (NV). It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the northeast of Gilberts. Reno (NV) has a population of 249,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Roseville. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the southwest of Gilberts and has a population of 135,000 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 from Gilberts and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Auburn   [Map]   13,997   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Citrus Heights   [Map]   ---   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Colfax   [Map]   2,005   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Folsom   [Map]   78,038   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Grass Valley   [Map]   12,987   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Jackson   [Map]   4,740   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Lincoln   [Map]   47,674   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Loomis   [Map]   6,809   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Nevada City   [Map]   3,136   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Placerville   [Map]   10,936   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Rocklin   [Map]   64,838   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
South Lake Tahoe   [Map]   21,978   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Sutter Creek   [Map]   2,575   S   46 miles [74 km]
Truckee   [Map]   16,553   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Carson City (NV)   [Map]   54,745   E   39 miles [62.8 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Foresthill   [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
Fresh Pond   [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Greekstore   [Map]     NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Homewood   [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Kyburz   [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
Michigan Bluff   [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Pacific   [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pollock Pines   [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
Quintette   [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Riverton   [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Soda Springs   [Map]     NE   18 miles [29 km]
Tahoe City   [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Tahoma Meadows   [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Tahoma   [Map]     E   18 miles [29 km]
White Hall   [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Placer County ...

Gilberts is located in Placer County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Placer County: El Dorado, Nevada, Sacramento, Sutter, Yuba, Carson City (NV), Douglas (NV) & Washoe (NV).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Gilberts ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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


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 Gilberts ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Georgetown Airport   [Map]   E36   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Placerville Airport   [Map]   PVF   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Lake Tahoe Airport(TVL/KTVL)   [Map]   TVL   ESE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Truckee - Tahoe Airport(ICAO: KTRK)   [Map]   TRK   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Nevada County Air Park   [Map]   GOO   WNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Auburn Muni.(ICAO: KAUN)   [Map]   AUN   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Cameron Airpark   [Map]   O61   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Douglas Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   E   38 miles [61.2 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 Gilberts.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Gilberts. 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
Reno / Tahoe Intl. (RNO/KRNO)   [Map]   RNO   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Sacramento Intl. (SMF/KSMF)   [Map]   SMF   WSW   63 miles [101.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Sacramento Mather Airport (ICAO: KMHR)   [Map]   MHR   SW   54 miles [86.9 km]
Sacramento Exec. (SAC/KSAC)   [Map]   SAC   WSW   64 miles [103 km]
Stockton Metro Airport (SCK/KSCK)   [Map]   SCK   SSW   87 miles [140 km]
Chico Muni. (CIC/KCIC)   [Map]   CIC   NW   91 miles [146.5 km]
Modesto City - Co. Airport (MOD/KMOD)   [Map]   MOD   SSW   99 miles [159.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Georgetown Airport   [Map]   E36   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Placerville Airport   [Map]   PVF   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Lake Tahoe Airport(TVL/KTVL)   [Map]   TVL   ESE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Truckee - Tahoe Airport(ICAO: KTRK)   [Map]   TRK   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Nevada County Air Park   [Map]   GOO   WNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Auburn Muni.(ICAO: KAUN)   [Map]   AUN   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Cameron Airpark   [Map]   O61   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Douglas Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   E   38 miles [61.2 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.

Reno / Tahoe Intl.   (RNO/KRNO)   [Map]
        Website for Reno / Tahoe International Airport
        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
 
Modesto City - Co. Airport   (MOD/KMOD)   [Map]
        Website for Modesto City - County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Merced Muni.   (MCE/KMCE)   [Map]
        Website for Merced Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lake Tahoe Airport   (TVL/KTVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Truckee - Tahoe Airport   (ICAO: KTRK)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Auburn Muni.   (ICAO: KAUN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Metro Oakland Intl.   (OAK/KOAK)   [Map]
        Website for Metropolitan Oakland International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Carson Airport   (CSN/KCXP)   [Map]
        Website for Carson Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lincoln Rgnl.   (ICAO: KLHM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rancho Murieta Airport   (ICAO: KRIU)   [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 Francisco Intl.   (SFO/KSFO)   [Map]
        Website for San Francisco 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
 
Sacramento Mather Airport   (ICAO: KMHR)   [Map]
        Website for Sacramento Mather 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
 
Chico Muni.   (CIC/KCIC)   [Map]
        Website for Chico Municipal 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 Gilberts. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Placer County: www.placer.ca.gov/

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 Gilberts.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gilberts. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0116, Longitude: -120.4721     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gilberts 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 Gilberts), 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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