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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Grabtown ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is San Jose. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the east of Grabtown. San Jose has a population of 1,035,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is San Francisco. It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the north of Grabtown and has a population of 884,000 people.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Antioch   [Map]   111,674   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Berkeley   [Map]   122,324   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Concord   [Map]   129,783   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Daly City   [Map]   107,074   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fremont   [Map]   234,962   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hayward   [Map]   160,500   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Livermore   [Map]   90,295   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Oakland   [Map]   425,195   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Redwood City   [Map]   86,685   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Richmond   [Map]   110,040   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
San Leandro   [Map]   90,553   NE   23 miles [37 km]
San Mateo   [Map]   104,748   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Santa Clara   [Map]   127,134   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Sunnyvale   [Map]   153,656   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Vallejo   [Map]   122,105   N   47 miles [75.6 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Adobe Corner   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Atherton   [Map]   7,238   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Belmont   [Map]   27,140   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
El Granada   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Emerald Lake Hills   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Half Moon Bay   [Map]   12,870   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Highlands   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
La Honda   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Laurel   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Martins Beach   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Portola Valley   [Map]   4,611   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
San Carlos   [Map]   30,499   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
San Gregorio   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
West Menlo Park   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Woodside   [Map]   5,564   E   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

San Mateo County ...

Grabtown is located in San Mateo County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of San Mateo County: Alameda, San Francisco, Santa Clara & Santa Cruz.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Grabtown ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
San Carlos Airport(ICAO: KSQL)   [Map]   SQL   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Half Moon Bay Airport(HAF/KHAF)   [Map]   HAF   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Palo Alto Airport(PAO/KPAO)   [Map]   PAO   ENE   12 miles [19.3 km]
San Francisco Intl. (SFO/KSFO)   [Map]   SFO   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hayward Exec.(HWD/KHWD)   [Map]   HWD   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Metro Oakland Intl. (OAK/KOAK)   [Map]   OAK   NNE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Metro Oakland Intl.    [Map]   ---   NNE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. (SJC/KSJC)   [Map]   SJC   E   23 miles [37 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 Grabtown.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Grabtown. 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
San Francisco Intl. (SFO/KSFO)   [Map]   SFO   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Metro Oakland Intl. (OAK/KOAK)   [Map]   OAK   NNE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. (SJC/KSJC)   [Map]   SJC   E   23 miles [37 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Metro Oakland Intl.    [Map]   ---   NNE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY/KMRY)   [Map]   MRY   SSE   63 miles [101.4 km]
Stockton Metro Airport (SCK/KSCK)   [Map]   SCK   ENE   68 miles [109.4 km]
Modesto City - Co. Airport (MOD/KMOD)   [Map]   MOD   E   77 miles [123.9 km]
Sonoma Co. Airport (STS/KSTS)   [Map]   STS   NNW   79 miles [127.1 km]
Sacramento Exec. (SAC/KSAC)   [Map]   SAC   NNE   88 miles [141.6 km]
Sacramento Mather Airport (ICAO: KMHR)   [Map]   MHR   NE   96 miles [154.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
San Carlos Airport(ICAO: KSQL)   [Map]   SQL   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Half Moon Bay Airport(HAF/KHAF)   [Map]   HAF   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Palo Alto Airport(PAO/KPAO)   [Map]   PAO   ENE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hayward Exec.(HWD/KHWD)   [Map]   HWD   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Santa Clara Co. Airport (RHV/KRHV)   [Map]   RHV   ESE   29 miles [46.7 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.

San Francisco Intl.   (SFO/KSFO)   [Map]
        Website for San Francisco International 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
 
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
 
Sacramento Mather Airport   (ICAO: KMHR)   [Map]
        Website for Sacramento Mather 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
 
Palo Alto Airport   (PAO/KPAO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hayward Exec.   (HWD/KHWD)   [Map]
        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
 
Livermore Muni.   (ICAO: KLVK)   [Map]
        Website for Livermore Municipal Airport
        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
 
Buchanan Fld.   (CCR/KCCR)   [Map]
        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
 
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
 
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
 
Stockton Metro Airport   (SCK/KSCK)   [Map]
        Website for Stockton Metropolitan 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for California

About San Mateo County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for San Mateo County: www.co.sanmateo.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 Grabtown.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grabtown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4222, Longitude: -122.3439     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Grabtown 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 Grabtown), 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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