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Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Graton ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Santa Rosa. It lies just east of Graton. Santa Rosa has a population of 175,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Berkeley. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the southeast of Graton and has a population of 122,000 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 starting from Graton and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Benicia   [Map]   28,343   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   116,266   E   46 miles [74 km]
Hercules   [Map]   25,545   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Martinez   [Map]   38,373   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Napa   [Map]   79,774   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Novato   [Map]   55,980   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Petaluma   [Map]   60,870   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Richmond   [Map]   110,040   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Rohnert Park   [Map]   42,838   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
San Pablo   [Map]   31,156   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
San Rafael   [Map]   59,070   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Suisun City   [Map]   29,639   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Vacaville   [Map]   100,032   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Vallejo   [Map]   122,105   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Windsor   [Map]   27,548   N   8 miles [12.9 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bellevue   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bodega   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Camp Meeker   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Forestville   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Freestone   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Fulton   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Guerneville   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Monte Rio   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Occidental   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Rio Nido   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Roseland   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Sebastopol   [Map]   7,666   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
South Santa Rosa   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Trenton   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Valley Ford   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Sonoma County ...

Graton is located in Sonoma County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Sonoma County: Contra Costa, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Napa & Solano. The western boundary of the county is on the Pacific Ocean and the southeastern boundary is on San Francisco Bay.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Graton ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Graton ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Graton


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 Graton ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Sonoma Co. Airport    [Map]   ---   NNE   5 miles [8 km]
Sonoma Co. Airport (STS/KSTS)   [Map]   STS   NNE   5 miles [8 km]
Healdsburg Muni.(ICAO: KHES)   [Map]   O31   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Petaluma Muni.   [Map]   O69   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Cloverdale Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Cloverfield Airfield   [Map]   O60   NNW   24 miles [38.6 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 Graton.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Graton. 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
Metro Oakland Intl. (OAK/KOAK)   [Map]   OAK   SE   60 miles [96.6 km]
San Francisco Intl. (SFO/KSFO)   [Map]   SFO   SSE   62 miles [99.8 km]
Sacramento Intl. (SMF/KSMF)   [Map]   SMF   ENE   71 miles [114.3 km]
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. (SJC/KSJC)   [Map]   SJC   SE   90 miles [144.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Sonoma Co. Airport (STS/KSTS)   [Map]   STS   NNE   5 miles [8 km]
Metro Oakland Intl.    [Map]   ---   SE   60 miles [96.6 km]
Sacramento Exec. (SAC/KSAC)   [Map]   SAC   E   74 miles [119.1 km]
Sacramento Mather Airport (ICAO: KMHR)   [Map]   MHR   E   85 miles [136.8 km]
Stockton Metro Airport (SCK/KSCK)   [Map]   SCK   ESE   96 miles [154.5 km]
Chico Muni. (CIC/KCIC)   [Map]   CIC   NNE   108 miles [173.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Sonoma Co. Airport    [Map]   ---   NNE   5 miles [8 km]
Healdsburg Muni.(ICAO: KHES)   [Map]   O31   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Petaluma Muni.   [Map]   O69   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Cloverdale Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Cloverfield Airfield   [Map]   O60   NNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Gnoss Fld.(ICAO: KDVO)   [Map]   DVO   SE   26 miles [41.8 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.

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
 
Stockton Metro Airport   (SCK/KSCK)   [Map]
        Website for Stockton Metropolitan 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
 
Modesto City - Co. Airport   (MOD/KMOD)   [Map]
        Website for Modesto City - County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Healdsburg Muni.   (ICAO: KHES)   [Map]
        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
 
Nut Tree Airport   (ICAO: KVCB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ukiah Muni.   (UKI/KUKI)   [Map]
        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
 
Reno / Tahoe Intl.   (RNO/KRNO)   [Map]
        Website for Reno / Tahoe 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
 
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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sonoma County: www.sonoma-county.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 Graton.

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Graton. 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 Graton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Graton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4363, Longitude: -122.8698     [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 Graton), 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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