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The location of Happy Hill

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Happy Hill.

This page contains six sections:

Around Happy Hill ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is San Luis Obispo. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the southeast of Happy Hill. San Luis Obispo has a population of 47,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is El Paso de Robles. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the east of Happy Hill and has a population of 31,900 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 starting from Happy Hill and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Arroyo Grande   [Map]   18,097   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Atascadero   [Map]   30,330   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Grover Beach   [Map]   13,641   SE   41 miles [66 km]
King City   [Map]   13,869   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Morro Bay   [Map]   ---   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Pismo Beach   [Map]   8,198   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Baywood Park   [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Bee Rock   [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cambria   [Map]     E   Less than 2 miles
Cayucos   [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
East Village   [Map]     E   Less than 2 miles
Harmony   [Map]     SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lake Nacimiento   [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Los Osos   [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
Oak Park   [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
Paso Robles   [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
San Simeon   [Map]     NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Templeton   [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Tin City   [Map]     E   Less than 2 miles
Wellsona   [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
West Village   [Map]     SE   Less than 2 miles

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

San Luis Obispo County ...

Happy Hill is located in San Luis Obispo County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of San Luis Obispo County: Kern, Kings, Monterey, Santa Barbara & Ventura. The western boundary of the county is on the Pacific Ocean.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Happy Hill ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Paso Robles Muni.(ICAO: KPRB)   [Map]   PRB   ENE   27 miles [43.5 km]
San Luis County Rgnl. (ICAO: KSBP)   [Map]   SBP   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Oceano Co. Airport    [Map]   L52   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Mesa Del Rey Airport   [Map]   KIC   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Coalinga Muni.   [Map]   ---   NE   58 miles [93.3 km]
Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX/KSMX)   [Map]   SMX   SE   59 miles [95 km]
Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY/KMRY)   [Map]   MRY   NNW   81 miles [130.4 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 Happy Hill.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Happy Hill. 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
San Luis County Rgnl. (ICAO: KSBP)   [Map]   SBP   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Fresno Yosemite Intl. (FAT/KFAT)   [Map]   FAT   NE   113 miles [181.9 km]
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. (SJC/KSJC)   [Map]   SJC   NNW   131 miles [210.8 km]
San Francisco Intl. (SFO/KSFO)   [Map]   SFO   NNW   157 miles [252.7 km]
Metro Oakland Intl. (OAK/KOAK)   [Map]   OAK   NNW   160 miles [257.5 km]
Bob Hope Airport (BUR/KBUR)   [Map]   BUR   ESE   182 miles [292.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX/KSMX)   [Map]   SMX   SE   59 miles [95 km]
Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY/KMRY)   [Map]   MRY   NNW   81 miles [130.4 km]
Santa Barbara Muni. (SBA/KSBA)   [Map]   SBA   SE   106 miles [170.6 km]
Visalia Muni. (VIS/KVIS)   [Map]   VIS   ENE   108 miles [173.8 km]
Meadows Fld. (BFL/KBFL)   [Map]   BFL   E   115 miles [185.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Paso Robles Muni.(ICAO: KPRB)   [Map]   PRB   ENE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Oceano Co. Airport    [Map]   L52   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Mesa Del Rey Airport   [Map]   KIC   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Coalinga Muni.   [Map]   ---   NE   58 miles [93.3 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.

San Luis County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KSBP)   [Map]
        Website for San Luis County Regional 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
 
Meadows Fld.   (BFL/KBFL)   [Map]
        Website for Meadows Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Paso Robles Muni.   (ICAO: KPRB)   [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
 
San Francisco Intl.   (SFO/KSFO)   [Map]
        Website for San Francisco International 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
 
Bob Hope Airport   (BUR/KBUR)   [Map]
        Website for Bob Hope 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
 
Monterey Peninsula Airport   (MRY/KMRY)   [Map]
        Website for Monterey Peninsula Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Santa Barbara Muni.   (SBA/KSBA)   [Map]
        Website for Santa Barbara Municipal 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of California

About San Luis Obispo County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for San Luis Obispo County: www.co.slo.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 Happy Hill.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Happy Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5711, Longitude: -121.1066     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Happy Hill 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 Happy Hill), 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 Happy Hill.



 
 
 

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