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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Hammond ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Visalia. It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the west of Hammond. Visalia has a population of 133,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tulare. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the southwest of Hammond and has a population of 63,900 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 from Hammond and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Corcoran   [Map]   21,835   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Dinuba   [Map]   24,034   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Exeter   [Map]   10,553   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Farmersville   [Map]   10,778   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Fowler   [Map]   6,495   W   46 miles [74 km]
Hanford   [Map]   56,499   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Kingsburg   [Map]   12,002   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Lindsay   [Map]   13,303   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Orange Cove   [Map]   9,604   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Parlier   [Map]   15,250   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Porterville   [Map]   59,145   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Reedley   [Map]   25,620   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Sanger   [Map]   25,161   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Selma   [Map]   24,782   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Woodlake   [Map]   7,649   W   13 miles [20.9 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Badger   [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
East Farmersville   [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
East Orosi   [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Grant Grove Village   [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hartland   [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hume   [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Ivanhoe   [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Kaweah   [Map]     W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Lemon Cove   [Map]     SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Miramonte   [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Pinehurst   [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Silver City   [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Stony Creek Village   [Map]     N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Three Rivers   [Map]     SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Woodlake Junction   [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Tulare County ...

Hammond is located in Tulare County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Tulare County: Fresno, Inyo, Kern & Kings. The eastern boundary of the county is defined by the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hammond ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Woodlake Airport   [Map]   O42   WSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Sequoia Fld.   [Map]   D86   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Visalia Muni. (VIS/KVIS)   [Map]   VIS   WSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Porterville Muni.(ICAO: KPTV)   [Map]   PTV   SSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Mefford Fld.   [Map]   TLR   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Kings River Community College   [Map]   CA13   WNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Reedley Muni.   [Map]   O32   WNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hanford Muni.(ICAO: KHJO)   [Map]   HJO   WSW   43 miles [69.2 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 Hammond.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Hammond. 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   WNW   52 miles [83.7 km]
San Luis County Rgnl. (ICAO: KSBP)   [Map]   SBP   SW   130 miles [209.2 km]
Bob Hope Airport (BUR/KBUR)   [Map]   BUR   S   158 miles [254.3 km]
Los Angeles Intl. (LAX/KLAX)   [Map]   LAX   S   176 miles [283.2 km]
Ontario Intl. (ONT/KONT)   [Map]   ONT   SSE   180 miles [289.7 km]
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. (SJC/KSJC)   [Map]   SJC   WNW   180 miles [289.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Visalia Muni. (VIS/KVIS)   [Map]   VIS   WSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Meadows Fld. (BFL/KBFL)   [Map]   BFL   S   72 miles [115.9 km]
Inyokern Airport (IYK/KIYK)   [Map]   IYK   SE   80 miles [128.7 km]
Mammoth Yosemite Airport (ICAO: KMMH)   [Map]   MMH   N   80 miles [128.7 km]
Mojave Airport (ICAO: KMHV)   [Map]   MHV   SSE   104 miles [167.4 km]
Merced Muni. (MCE/KMCE)   [Map]   MCE   WNW   107 miles [172.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Woodlake Airport   [Map]   O42   WSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Sequoia Fld.   [Map]   D86   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Porterville Muni.(ICAO: KPTV)   [Map]   PTV   SSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Mefford Fld.   [Map]   TLR   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Kings River Community College   [Map]   CA13   WNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Reedley Muni.   [Map]   O32   WNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hanford Muni.(ICAO: KHJO)   [Map]   HJO   WSW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Independence Airport   [Map]   2O7   ENE   43 miles [69.2 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
 
Mojave Airport   (ICAO: KMHV)   [Map]
        Website for Mojave 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
 
Porterville Muni.   (ICAO: KPTV)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hanford Muni.   (ICAO: KHJO)   [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
 
Los Angeles Intl.   (LAX/KLAX)   [Map]
        Website for Los Angeles International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ontario Intl.   (ONT/KONT)   [Map]
        Website for Ontario 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
 
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
 
Inyokern Airport   (IYK/KIYK)   [Map]
        Website for Inyokern 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 Hammond. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Tulare County: www.co.tulare.ca.us/

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 Hammond.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hammond. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4655, Longitude: -118.8612     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hammond 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 Hammond), 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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