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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Gordola ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is San Jose. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the northeast of Gordola. San Jose has a population of 1,035,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fremont. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the north of Gordola and has a population of 235,000 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 Gordola and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Cupertino   [Map]   60,777   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Gilroy   [Map]   57,664   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Hayward   [Map]   160,500   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Milpitas   [Map]   78,106   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Mountain View   [Map]   81,438   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Palo Alto   [Map]   67,178   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Pleasanton   [Map]   83,007   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Redwood City   [Map]   86,685   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Salinas   [Map]   157,596   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
San Mateo   [Map]   104,748   N   41 miles [66 km]
Santa Clara   [Map]   127,134   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Santa Cruz   [Map]   65,021   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
South San Francisco   [Map]   67,429   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Sunnyvale   [Map]   153,656   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Union City   [Map]   75,343   N   42 miles [67.6 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Ben Lomond   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bonny Doon   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Brookdale   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Davenport Landing   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Davenport   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Felton   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mount Hermon   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Opal Cliffs   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Paradise Park   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Pasatiempo   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Scotts Valley   [Map]   11,945   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Soquel   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Swanton   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Twin Lakes   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Zayante   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Santa Cruz County ...

Gordola is located in Santa Cruz County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Santa Cruz County: Monterey, San Benito, San Mateo & Santa Clara. The west boundary of the county is on the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay lies to the east.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Gordola ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Watsonville Muni. (ICAO: KWVI)   [Map]   WVI   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Marina Muni.   [Map]   OAR   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. (SJC/KSJC)   [Map]   SJC   NNE   29 miles [46.7 km]
South Co. Airport   [Map]   E16   ENE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Santa Clara Co. Airport (RHV/KRHV)   [Map]   RHV   NNE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY/KMRY)   [Map]   MRY   SSE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Palo Alto Airport(PAO/KPAO)   [Map]   PAO   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Salinas Muni. (ICAO: KSNS)   [Map]   SNS   SE   36 miles [57.9 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 Gordola.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Gordola. 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
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. (SJC/KSJC)   [Map]   SJC   NNE   29 miles [46.7 km]
San Francisco Intl. (SFO/KSFO)   [Map]   SFO   NNW   46 miles [74 km]
Metro Oakland Intl. (OAK/KOAK)   [Map]   OAK   N   51 miles [82.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY/KMRY)   [Map]   MRY   SSE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Metro Oakland Intl.    [Map]   ---   N   51 miles [82.1 km]
Modesto City - Co. Airport (MOD/KMOD)   [Map]   MOD   NE   78 miles [125.5 km]
Stockton Metro Airport (SCK/KSCK)   [Map]   SCK   NE   80 miles [128.7 km]
Merced Muni. (MCE/KMCE)   [Map]   MCE   ENE   91 miles [146.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Watsonville Muni. (ICAO: KWVI)   [Map]   WVI   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Marina Muni.   [Map]   OAR   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
South Co. Airport   [Map]   E16   ENE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Santa Clara Co. Airport (RHV/KRHV)   [Map]   RHV   NNE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Palo Alto Airport(PAO/KPAO)   [Map]   PAO   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Salinas Muni. (ICAO: KSNS)   [Map]   SNS   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
San Carlos Airport(ICAO: KSQL)   [Map]   SQL   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Hollister Muni.   [Map]   CVH   E   40 miles [64.4 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.

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
 
Merced Muni.   (MCE/KMCE)   [Map]
        Website for Merced Municipal 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
 
Sonoma Co. Airport   (STS/KSTS)   [Map]
        Website for Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Watsonville Muni.   (ICAO: KWVI)   [Map]
        Website for Watsonville Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Santa Clara Co. Airport   (RHV/KRHV)   [Map]
        Website for Reid - Hillview of Santa Clara County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Palo Alto Airport   (PAO/KPAO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Salinas Muni.   (ICAO: KSNS)   [Map]
        Website for Salinas Municipal Airport
        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
 
San Carlos Airport   (ICAO: KSQL)   [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
 
Livermore Muni.   (ICAO: KLVK)   [Map]
        Website for Livermore Municipal 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
 
Fresno Yosemite Intl.   (FAT/KFAT)   [Map]
        Website for Fresno Yosemite International 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
 
Monterey Peninsula Airport   (MRY/KMRY)   [Map]
        Website for Monterey Peninsula 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
 
Stockton Metro Airport   (SCK/KSCK)   [Map]
        Website for Stockton Metropolitan 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 Gordola. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Santa Cruz County: www.co.santa-cruz.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 Gordola.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gordola. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9752, Longitude: -122.1344     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gordola 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 Gordola), 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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