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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Granite Bay.

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Around Granite Bay ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Sacramento. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the southwest of Granite Bay. Sacramento has a population of 495,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Elk Grove. It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the southwest of Granite Bay and has a population of 167,000 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Auburn   [Map]   13,963   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Citrus Heights   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Davis   [Map]   68,111   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Dixon   [Map]   19,806   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Folsom   [Map]   77,271   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Galt   [Map]   25,633   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Grass Valley   [Map]   12,934   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Lincoln   [Map]   47,030   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lodi   [Map]   64,641   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Rancho Cordova   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rocklin   [Map]   62,787   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Roseville   [Map]   132,671   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
West Sacramento   [Map]   52,981   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Woodland   [Map]   59,068   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Yuba City   [Map]   66,845   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Crown Village   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
El Dorado Hills   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Equestrian Village   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Franciscan Village   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Governors Village   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Highland Village   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lakeridge Oaks   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Loomis   [Map]   6,767   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Marina Village   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Oak Tree Village   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Orangevale   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Represa   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Summit Village   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Waterford Village   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Winterhaven Village   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]

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

Placer County ...

Granite Bay 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 Granite Bay ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Crown Village   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast of Granite Bay   [Map]
El Dorado Hills   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Equestrian Village   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Lakeshore   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Marina Village   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Mormon Island (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Oak Tree Village   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Orangevale   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Roseville   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Salmon Falls (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Stonegate Village   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Summit Village   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Winterhaven Village   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Granite Bay ...

Looking for more information about Granite Bay? 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 Granite Bay, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Granite Bay.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Granite Bay. 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 Granite Bay. 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
    Granite Bay Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Granite Bay


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 Granite Bay ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Cameron Airpark   [Map]   O61   ESE   10 miles [16.1 km]
McClellan Airfield(ICAO: KMCC)   [Map]   MCC   WSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Auburn Muni.(ICAO: KAUN)   [Map]   AUN   NNE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lincoln Rgnl.(ICAO: KLHM)   [Map]   LHM   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Sacramento Mather Airport (ICAO: KMHR)   [Map]   MHR   SSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Rancho Murieta Airport(ICAO: KRIU)   [Map]   RIU   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Georgetown Airport   [Map]   E36   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Placerville Airport   [Map]   PVF   E   22 miles [35.4 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 Granite Bay.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Granite Bay. 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
Sacramento Intl. (SMF/KSMF)   [Map]   SMF   W   23 miles [37 km]
Reno / Tahoe Intl. (RNO/KRNO)   [Map]   RNO   NE   90 miles [144.8 km]
Metro Oakland Intl. (OAK/KOAK)   [Map]   OAK   SW   91 miles [146.5 km]
San Francisco Intl. (SFO/KSFO)   [Map]   SFO   SW   102 miles [164.2 km]
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. (SJC/KSJC)   [Map]   SJC   SSW   104 miles [167.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Sacramento Mather Airport (ICAO: KMHR)   [Map]   MHR   SSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sacramento Exec. (SAC/KSAC)   [Map]   SAC   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Cameron Airpark   [Map]   O61   ESE   10 miles [16.1 km]
McClellan Airfield(ICAO: KMCC)   [Map]   MCC   WSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Auburn Muni.(ICAO: KAUN)   [Map]   AUN   NNE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lincoln Rgnl.(ICAO: KLHM)   [Map]   LHM   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Rancho Murieta Airport(ICAO: KRIU)   [Map]   RIU   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Georgetown Airport   [Map]   E36   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Placerville Airport   [Map]   PVF   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Borges - Clarksburg Airport   [Map]   CN13   SW   28 miles [45.1 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.

Sacramento Intl.   (SMF/KSMF)   [Map]
        Website for Sacramento 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
 
Chico Muni.   (CIC/KCIC)   [Map]
        Website for Chico Municipal 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
 
McClellan Airfield   (ICAO: KMCC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Auburn Muni.   (ICAO: KAUN)   [Map]
        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
 
Metro Oakland Intl.   (OAK/KOAK)   [Map]
        Website for Metropolitan Oakland International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Yuba Co. Airport   (MYV/KMYV)   [Map]
        Website for Yuba County 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
 
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
 
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
 
Modesto City - Co. Airport   (MOD/KMOD)   [Map]
        Website for Modesto City - County 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 Granite Bay. 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 Granite Bay.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Granite Bay. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7589, Longitude: -121.1641     [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 Granite Bay), 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Granite Bay.