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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Golden Hills.

This page contains six sections:

Around Golden Hills ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Bakersfield. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the northwest of Golden Hills. Bakersfield has a population of 381,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Lancaster. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the southeast of Golden Hills and has a population of 160,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Golden Hills and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Arvin   [Map]   21,270   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
California City   [Map]   13,972   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Palmdale   [Map]   157,519   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Tehachapi   [Map]   12,630   E   2 miles [3.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Actis   [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Bear Valley Springs   [Map]     W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Caliente   [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Claraville   [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Edison   [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Fuller Acres   [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Keene   [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lamont   [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Mojave   [Map]     E   18 miles [29 km]
Neenach   [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Old Town   [Map]     NW   Less than 2 miles
Stallion Springs   [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Summit   [Map]     E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Weedpatch   [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Woodford   [Map]     NW   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Kern County ...

Golden Hills is located in Kern County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Kern County: Inyo, Kings, Los Angeles, Monterey, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Tulare & Ventura.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Golden Hills ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tehachapi Muni.(ICAO: KTSP)   [Map]   TSP   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Mojave Airport (ICAO: KMHV)   [Map]   MHV   ESE   19 miles [30.6 km]
California City Muni.   [Map]   L71   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Gen. William J. Fox Airfield(WJF/KWJF)   [Map]   WJF   SSE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Bakersfield Muni.    [Map]   L45   WNW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Meadows Fld. (BFL/KBFL)   [Map]   BFL   WNW   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 Golden Hills.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Golden Hills. 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
Bob Hope Airport (BUR/KBUR)   [Map]   BUR   S   65 miles [104.6 km]
Los Angeles Intl. (LAX/KLAX)   [Map]   LAX   S   82 miles [132 km]
Ontario Intl. (ONT/KONT)   [Map]   ONT   SE   90 miles [144.8 km]
Long Bch. Airport (LGB/KLGB)   [Map]   LGB   S   93 miles [149.7 km]
John Wayne - Orange Co. Airport (SNA/KSNA)   [Map]   SNA   SSE   107 miles [172.2 km]
San Luis County Rgnl. (ICAO: KSBP)   [Map]   SBP   W   121 miles [194.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mojave Airport (ICAO: KMHV)   [Map]   MHV   ESE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Meadows Fld. (BFL/KBFL)   [Map]   BFL   WNW   38 miles [61.2 km]
LA / Palmdale Rgnl.(PMD/KPMD)   [Map]   PMD   SSE   41 miles [66 km]
Inyokern Airport (IYK/KIYK)   [Map]   IYK   NE   51 miles [82.1 km]
Van Nuys Airport (VNY/KVNY)   [Map]   VNY   S   64 miles [103 km]
Southern Calif. Logistics (VCV/KVCV)   [Map]   VCV   ESE   72 miles [115.9 km]
Santa Monica Muni. (SMO/KSMO)   [Map]   SMO   S   77 miles [123.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tehachapi Muni.(ICAO: KTSP)   [Map]   TSP   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
California City Muni.   [Map]   L71   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Gen. William J. Fox Airfield(WJF/KWJF)   [Map]   WJF   SSE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Bakersfield Muni.    [Map]   L45   WNW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Kern Valley Airport   [Map]   L05   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Palmdale Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   SSE   42 miles [67.6 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.

Bob Hope Airport   (BUR/KBUR)   [Map]
        Website for Bob Hope Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Los Angeles Intl.   (LAX/KLAX)   [Map]
        Website for Los Angeles International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Van Nuys Airport   (VNY/KVNY)   [Map]
        Website for Van Nuys Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southern Calif. Logistics   (VCV/KVCV)   [Map]
        Website for Southern California Logistics Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Santa Monica Muni.   (SMO/KSMO)   [Map]
        Website for Santa Monica Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Visalia Muni.   (VIS/KVIS)   [Map]
        Website for Visalia Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tehachapi Muni.   (ICAO: KTSP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gen. William J. Fox Airfield   (WJF/KWJF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ontario Intl.   (ONT/KONT)   [Map]
        Website for Ontario International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Taft - Kern Co. Airport   (ICAO: KL17)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Long Bch. Airport   (LGB/KLGB)   [Map]
        Website for Long Beach Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
John Wayne - Orange Co. Airport   (SNA/KSNA)   [Map]
        Website for John Wayne - Orange County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
San Luis County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KSBP)   [Map]
        Website for San Luis County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mojave Airport   (ICAO: KMHV)   [Map]
        Website for Mojave Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Meadows Fld.   (BFL/KBFL)   [Map]
        Website for Meadows Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
LA / Palmdale Rgnl.   (PMD/KPMD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Inyokern Airport   (IYK/KIYK)   [Map]
        Website for Inyokern Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



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About Kern County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Kern County: www.co.kern.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 Golden Hills.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Golden Hills. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Golden Hills) 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 Golden Hills. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Golden Hills

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Golden Hills. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1395, Longitude: -118.4869     [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 Golden Hills), 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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