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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Hamblin ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Fresno. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the north of Hamblin. Fresno has a population of 527,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Visalia. It is located about 16 miles [25 km] to the east of Hamblin and has a population of 133,000 people.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Clovis   [Map]   109,691   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Coalinga   [Map]   16,766   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Corcoran   [Map]   21,835   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Delano   [Map]   53,138   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Dinuba   [Map]   24,034   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hanford   [Map]   56,499   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Lemoore   [Map]   26,355   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Madera   [Map]   65,508   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
McFarland   [Map]   15,093   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Parlier   [Map]   15,250   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Porterville   [Map]   59,145   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Reedley   [Map]   25,620   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Sanger   [Map]   25,161   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Selma   [Map]   24,782   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Tulare   [Map]   63,855   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Armona   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Caruthers   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Conejo   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Goshen   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hardwick   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Home Garden   [Map]   ---   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Hub   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kingsburg   [Map]   12,002   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Laton   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Loma   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
London   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Riverdale   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Stratford   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Traver   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Waukena   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Kings County ...

Hamblin is located in Kings County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Kings County: Fresno, Kern, Monterey, San Luis Obispo & Tulare.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hamblin ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Hanford Muni.(ICAO: KHJO)   [Map]   HJO   SW   Less than 2 miles
Visalia Muni. (VIS/KVIS)   [Map]   VIS   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Sequoia Fld.   [Map]   D86   ENE   18 miles [29 km]
Mefford Fld.   [Map]   TLR   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Kings River Community College   [Map]   CA13   NNE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Reedley Muni.   [Map]   O32   NNE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Woodlake Airport   [Map]   O42   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Fresno Chandler Exec.(FCH/KFCH)   [Map]   FCH   NNW   30 miles [48.3 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 Hamblin.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Hamblin. 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   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
San Luis County Rgnl. (ICAO: KSBP)   [Map]   SBP   SW   95 miles [152.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Visalia Muni. (VIS/KVIS)   [Map]   VIS   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Meadows Fld. (BFL/KBFL)   [Map]   BFL   SSE   69 miles [111 km]
Merced Muni. (MCE/KMCE)   [Map]   MCE   NW   82 miles [132 km]
Mammoth Yosemite Airport (ICAO: KMMH)   [Map]   MMH   NNE   98 miles [157.7 km]
Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX/KSMX)   [Map]   SMX   SSW   109 miles [175.4 km]
Inyokern Airport (IYK/KIYK)   [Map]   IYK   ESE   109 miles [175.4 km]
Modesto City - Co. Airport (MOD/KMOD)   [Map]   MOD   NW   116 miles [186.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Hanford Muni.(ICAO: KHJO)   [Map]   HJO   SW   Less than 2 miles
Sequoia Fld.   [Map]   D86   ENE   18 miles [29 km]
Mefford Fld.   [Map]   TLR   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Kings River Community College   [Map]   CA13   NNE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Reedley Muni.   [Map]   O32   NNE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Woodlake Airport   [Map]   O42   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Fresno Chandler Exec.(FCH/KFCH)   [Map]   FCH   NNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Porterville Muni.(ICAO: KPTV)   [Map]   PTV   SE   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
 
San Luis County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KSBP)   [Map]
        Website for San Luis County Regional 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
 
Santa Maria Public Airport   (SMX/KSMX)   [Map]
        Website for Santa Maria Public Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Inyokern Airport   (IYK/KIYK)   [Map]
        Website for Inyokern 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
 
Hanford Muni.   (ICAO: KHJO)   [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
 
Fresno Chandler Exec.   (FCH/KFCH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Porterville Muni.   (ICAO: KPTV)   [Map]
        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
 
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
 
Los Angeles Intl.   (LAX/KLAX)   [Map]
        Website for Los Angeles International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Visalia Muni.   (VIS/KVIS)   [Map]
        Website for Visalia Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Meadows Fld.   (BFL/KBFL)   [Map]
        Website for Meadows Field
        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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Kings County: www.countyofkings.com/

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 Hamblin.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hamblin. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3297, Longitude: -119.6098     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hamblin 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 Hamblin), 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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