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The location of Gypsum

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Gypsum ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Los Angeles. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the west of where Gypsum would have been located. Los Angeles has a population of 3,976,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Long Beach. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the west of Gypsum and has a population of 470,000 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 Gypsum and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Anaheim   [Map]   351,043   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Corona   [Map]   166,785   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fontana   [Map]   209,665   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Garden Grove   [Map]   174,858   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Glendale   [Map]   200,831   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Huntington Beach   [Map]   200,652   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Irvine   [Map]   266,122   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Moreno Valley   [Map]   205,499   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Oceanside   [Map]   175,464   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Ontario   [Map]   173,212   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pomona   [Map]   152,494   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Rancho Cucamonga   [Map]   176,534   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Riverside   [Map]   324,722   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
San Bernardino   [Map]   216,239   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Santa Ana   [Map]   334,217   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Anaheim Hills   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Atwood   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Chino Hills   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Chino   [Map]   87,776   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cowan Heights   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Eastvale   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
El Cerrito   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Home Gardens   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Los Serranos   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Norco   [Map]   26,714   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
North Tustin   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Panorama Heights   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Silverado   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Villa Park   [Map]   5,918   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Yorba Linda   [Map]   68,235   W   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Orange County ...

Gypsum would have been located within present day Orange County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Orange County: Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino & San Diego. The western boundary of the county is on the Pacific Ocean.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Gypsum ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Corona Muni.(ICAO: KAJO)   [Map]   AJO   ENE   5 miles [8 km]
Chino Airport(CNO/KCNO)   [Map]   CNO   NNE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ontario Intl. (ONT/KONT)   [Map]   ONT   NNE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Brackett Fld.(ICAO: KPOC)   [Map]   POC   NNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Riverside Muni.(RAL/KRAL)   [Map]   RAL   ENE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cable Airport (CCB/KCCB)   [Map]   CCB   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fullerton Muni.(FUL/KFUL)   [Map]   FUL   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
John Wayne - Orange Co. Airport (SNA/KSNA)   [Map]   SNA   SW   17 miles [27.4 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 Gypsum.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Gypsum. 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
Ontario Intl. (ONT/KONT)   [Map]   ONT   NNE   13 miles [20.9 km]
John Wayne - Orange Co. Airport (SNA/KSNA)   [Map]   SNA   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Long Bch. Airport (LGB/KLGB)   [Map]   LGB   W   26 miles [41.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Santa Monica Muni. (SMO/KSMO)   [Map]   SMO   WNW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Van Nuys Airport (VNY/KVNY)   [Map]   VNY   WNW   51 miles [82.1 km]
Southern Calif. Logistics (VCV/KVCV)   [Map]   VCV   NNE   52 miles [83.7 km]
LA / Palmdale Rgnl.(PMD/KPMD)   [Map]   PMD   NNW   56 miles [90.1 km]
McClellan - Palomar Airport (ICAO: KCRQ)   [Map]   CRQ   SSE   56 miles [90.1 km]
Mojave Airport (ICAO: KMHV)   [Map]   MHV   NNW   85 miles [136.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Corona Muni.(ICAO: KAJO)   [Map]   AJO   ENE   5 miles [8 km]
Chino Airport(CNO/KCNO)   [Map]   CNO   NNE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Brackett Fld.(ICAO: KPOC)   [Map]   POC   NNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Riverside Muni.(RAL/KRAL)   [Map]   RAL   ENE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cable Airport (CCB/KCCB)   [Map]   CCB   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fullerton Muni.(FUL/KFUL)   [Map]   FUL   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Rialto Muni.   [Map]   L67   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
El Monte Airport(EMT/KEMT)   [Map]   EMT   NW   24 miles [38.6 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.

Ontario Intl.   (ONT/KONT)   [Map]
        Website for Ontario International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
John Wayne - Orange Co. Airport   (SNA/KSNA)   [Map]
        Website for John Wayne - Orange County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
LA / Palmdale Rgnl.   (PMD/KPMD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mojave Airport   (ICAO: KMHV)   [Map]
        Website for Mojave Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Corona Muni.   (ICAO: KAJO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Chino Airport   (CNO/KCNO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Brackett Fld.   (ICAO: KPOC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Riverside Muni.   (RAL/KRAL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Cable Airport   (CCB/KCCB)   [Map]
        Website for Cable Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fullerton Muni.   (FUL/KFUL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
El Monte Airport   (EMT/KEMT)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Long Bch. Airport   (LGB/KLGB)   [Map]
        Website for Long Beach Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
San Bernardino Intl.   (SBD/KSBD)   [Map]
        Website for San Bernardino International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Compton / Woodley Airport   (CPM/KCPM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Zamperini Fld.   (TOA/KTOA)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Los Angeles Intl.   (LAX/KLAX)   [Map]
        Website for Los Angeles International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bob Hope Airport   (BUR/KBUR)   [Map]
        Website for Bob Hope Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Palm Springs Intl.   (PSP/KPSP)   [Map]
        Website for Palm Springs International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Santa Monica Muni.   (SMO/KSMO)   [Map]
        Website for Santa Monica Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Van Nuys Airport   (VNY/KVNY)   [Map]
        Website for Van Nuys Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southern Calif. Logistics   (VCV/KVCV)   [Map]
        Website for Southern California Logistics Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
McClellan - Palomar Airport   (ICAO: KCRQ)   [Map]
        Website for McClellan - Palomar Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gypsum.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gypsum. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8772, Longitude: -117.6928     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gypsum 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 Gypsum), 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 Gypsum.



 
 
 

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