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Introduction ...

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

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Around Granite Springs ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Modesto. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the west of Granite Springs. Modesto has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Merced. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the south of Granite Springs and has a population of 82,600 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 starting from Granite Springs and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Atwater   [Map]   29,270   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Ceres   [Map]   48,278   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Chowchilla   [Map]   18,236   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Escalon   [Map]   7,522   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Gustine   [Map]   5,817   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Hughson   [Map]   7,417   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Livingston   [Map]   13,961   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Manteca   [Map]   76,908   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Newman   [Map]   11,123   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Oakdale   [Map]   22,564   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Patterson   [Map]   21,776   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Ripon   [Map]   15,463   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Riverbank   [Map]   24,389   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Turlock   [Map]   72,796   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Waterford   [Map]   8,861   W   25 miles [40.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Bear Valley   [Map]     SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Big Oak Flat   [Map]     N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Chinese Camp   [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Coulterville   [Map]     E   5 miles [8 km]
East Sonora   [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Groveland   [Map]     N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hornitos   [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jamestown   [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
La Grange   [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Moccasin   [Map]     N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Mono Village   [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Snelling   [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Standard   [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Tuolumne City   [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Tuolumne   [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]

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

Mariposa County ...

Granite Springs is located in Mariposa County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Mariposa County: Madera, Merced, Mono, Stanislaus & Tuolumne. The eastern boundary of the county is defined by the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Granite Springs ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Pine Mountain Lake Airport   [Map]   E45   NNE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mariposa - Yosemite Airport   [Map]   MPI   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Columbia Airport   [Map]   O22   NNW   23 miles [37 km]
Turlock Muni.    [Map]   O15   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Castle Airport (ICAO: KMER)   [Map]   MER   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Oakdale Airport   [Map]   O27   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Atwater Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Merced Muni. (MCE/KMCE)   [Map]   MCE   SSW   31 miles [49.9 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 Granite Springs.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Granite Springs. 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
Fresno Yosemite Intl. (FAT/KFAT)   [Map]   FAT   SSE   71 miles [114.3 km]
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. (SJC/KSJC)   [Map]   SJC   WSW   92 miles [148.1 km]
Sacramento Intl. (SMF/KSMF)   [Map]   SMF   NW   98 miles [157.7 km]
Metro Oakland Intl. (OAK/KOAK)   [Map]   OAK   W   105 miles [169 km]
San Francisco Intl. (SFO/KSFO)   [Map]   SFO   W   113 miles [181.9 km]
Reno / Tahoe Intl. (RNO/KRNO)   [Map]   RNO   NNE   127 miles [204.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Merced Muni. (MCE/KMCE)   [Map]   MCE   SSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Modesto City - Co. Airport (MOD/KMOD)   [Map]   MOD   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Stockton Metro Airport (SCK/KSCK)   [Map]   SCK   WNW   53 miles [85.3 km]
Mammoth Yosemite Airport (ICAO: KMMH)   [Map]   MMH   E   79 miles [127.1 km]
Sacramento Mather Airport (ICAO: KMHR)   [Map]   MHR   NW   80 miles [128.7 km]
Sacramento Exec. (SAC/KSAC)   [Map]   SAC   NW   85 miles [136.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Pine Mountain Lake Airport   [Map]   E45   NNE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mariposa - Yosemite Airport   [Map]   MPI   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Columbia Airport   [Map]   O22   NNW   23 miles [37 km]
Turlock Muni.    [Map]   O15   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Castle Airport (ICAO: KMER)   [Map]   MER   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Oakdale Airport   [Map]   O27   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Atwater Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Calaveras Co. Airport   [Map]   CPU   NNW   36 miles [57.9 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.

Fresno Yosemite Intl.   (FAT/KFAT)   [Map]
        Website for Fresno Yosemite 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
 
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
 
Castle Airport   (ICAO: KMER)   [Map]
        Website for Castle 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
 
Madera Muni.   (ICAO: KMAE)   [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
 
San Francisco Intl.   (SFO/KSFO)   [Map]
        Website for San Francisco 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
 
Merced Muni.   (MCE/KMCE)   [Map]
        Website for Merced Municipal 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
 
Mammoth Yosemite Airport   (ICAO: KMMH)   [Map]
        Website for Mammoth Yosemite 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 Springs. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Mariposa County: www.mariposacounty.org/

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 Springs.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Granite Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7010, Longitude: -120.2957     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Granite Springs 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 Granite Springs), 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 Springs.



 
 
 

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