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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Grass Flat.

This page contains six sections:

Around Grass Flat ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Chico. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the west of Grass Flat. Chico has a population of 93,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Paradise. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the west of Grass Flat and has a population of 26,700 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 Grass Flat and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bigg's   [Map]   1,711   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Colfax   [Map]   2,005   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Grass Valley   [Map]   12,987   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Gridley   [Map]   6,608   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Live Oak   [Map]   8,774   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Loyalton   [Map]   706   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Marysville   [Map]   12,413   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Nevada City   [Map]   3,136   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Oroville   [Map]   19,121   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Portola   [Map]   1,930   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Truckee   [Map]   16,553   SE   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Alleghany   [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Camptonville   [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Clipper Mills   [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Downieville   [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Forest   [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Goodyears Bar   [Map]     S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Johnsville   [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
La Porte   [Map]     W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Little Grass Valley   [Map]     NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Loganville   [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Oroleve   [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Plumas Eureka   [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Poker Flat   [Map]     E   5 miles [8 km]
Queen City   [Map]     S   Less than 2 miles
Strawberry Valley   [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Sierra County ...

Grass Flat is located in Sierra County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Sierra County: Lassen, Nevada, Plumas, Yuba & Washoe (NV).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Grass Flat ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gansner Fld.   [Map]   2O1   N   18 miles [29 km]
Nevada County Air Park   [Map]   GOO   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Nervino Airport   [Map]   O02   ENE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Oroville Muni.(ICAO: KOVE)   [Map]   OVE   WSW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Rogers Fld.   [Map]   O05   NNW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Truckee - Tahoe Airport(ICAO: KTRK)   [Map]   TRK   ESE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Chico Muni. (CIC/KCIC)   [Map]   CIC   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Auburn Muni.(ICAO: KAUN)   [Map]   AUN   S   50 miles [80.5 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 Grass Flat.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Grass Flat. 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
Reno / Tahoe Intl. (RNO/KRNO)   [Map]   RNO   E   63 miles [101.4 km]
Sacramento Intl. (SMF/KSMF)   [Map]   SMF   SSW   76 miles [122.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Chico Muni. (CIC/KCIC)   [Map]   CIC   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Sacramento Mather Airport (ICAO: KMHR)   [Map]   MHR   SSW   79 miles [127.1 km]
Sacramento Exec. (SAC/KSAC)   [Map]   SAC   SSW   85 miles [136.8 km]
Redding Muni. (RDD/KRDD)   [Map]   RDD   NW   91 miles [146.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gansner Fld.   [Map]   2O1   N   18 miles [29 km]
Nevada County Air Park   [Map]   GOO   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Nervino Airport   [Map]   O02   ENE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Oroville Muni.(ICAO: KOVE)   [Map]   OVE   WSW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Rogers Fld.   [Map]   O05   NNW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Truckee - Tahoe Airport(ICAO: KTRK)   [Map]   TRK   ESE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Auburn Muni.(ICAO: KAUN)   [Map]   AUN   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Susanville Muni.(ICAO: KSVE)   [Map]   SVE   NNE   51 miles [82.1 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.

Reno / Tahoe Intl.   (RNO/KRNO)   [Map]
        Website for Reno / Tahoe International 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
 
Oroville Muni.   (ICAO: KOVE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Truckee - Tahoe Airport   (ICAO: KTRK)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Auburn Muni.   (ICAO: KAUN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Susanville Muni.   (ICAO: KSVE)   [Map]
        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
 
Metro Oakland Intl.   (OAK/KOAK)   [Map]
        Website for Metropolitan Oakland International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lincoln Rgnl.   (ICAO: KLHM)   [Map]
        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
 
Chico Muni.   (CIC/KCIC)   [Map]
        Website for Chico Municipal 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
 
Redding Muni.   (RDD/KRDD)   [Map]
        Website for Redding Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for California

About Sierra County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sierra County: www.sierracounty.ws/

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 Grass Flat.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grass Flat. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6757, Longitude: -120.9352     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Grass Flat 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 Grass Flat), 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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