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The location of Harbison Canyon

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Harbison Canyon.

This page contains six sections:

Around Harbison Canyon ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is San Diego. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the west of Harbison Canyon. San Diego has a population of 1,407,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Chula Vista. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the southwest of Harbison Canyon and has a population of 267,000 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 from Harbison Canyon and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Carlsbad   [Map]   113,952   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Coronado   [Map]   25,952   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
El Cajon   [Map]   103,768   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Encinitas   [Map]   63,131   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Escondido   [Map]   151,613   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Imperial Beach   [Map]   27,418   SW   23 miles [37 km]
La Mesa   [Map]   59,948   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lemon Grove   [Map]   26,860   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
National City   [Map]   61,147   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Oceanside   [Map]   175,464   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Poway   [Map]   50,077   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
San Marcos   [Map]   95,261   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Santee   [Map]   57,834   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Temecula   [Map]   113,054   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Vista   [Map]   101,659   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Alpine   [Map]     E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Bostonia   [Map]     W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Crest   [Map]     SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Descanso   [Map]     E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Eucalyptus Hills   [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Flinn Springs   [Map]     NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Glenview   [Map]     W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Granite Hills   [Map]     W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Grossmont   [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Jamul Indian Village   [Map]     S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Jamul   [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lakeside   [Map]     NW   5 miles [8 km]
Rancho San Diego   [Map]     SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Spring Valley   [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Winter Gardens   [Map]     W   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

San Diego County ...

Harbison Canyon is located in San Diego County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of San Diego County: Imperial, Orange & Riverside. The Pacific Ocean lies to the west and the nation of Mexico lies to the south.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Harbison Canyon ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gillespie Fld.(SEE/KSEE)   [Map]   SEE   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Ramona Airport(ICAO: KRNM)   [Map]   RNM   NNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Montgomery Fld. (ICAO: KMYF)   [Map]   MYF   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Brown Fld. Muni.(ICAO: KSDM)   [Map]   SDM   SSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
San Diego Intl. (SAN/KSAN)   [Map]   SAN   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
McClellan - Palomar Airport (ICAO: KCRQ)   [Map]   CRQ   NW   33 miles [53.1 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 Harbison Canyon.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Harbison Canyon. 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 Diego Intl. (SAN/KSAN)   [Map]   SAN   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Palm Springs Intl. (PSP/KPSP)   [Map]   PSP   NNE   72 miles [115.9 km]
John Wayne - Orange Co. Airport (SNA/KSNA)   [Map]   SNA   NW   84 miles [135.2 km]
Ontario Intl. (ONT/KONT)   [Map]   ONT   NNW   96 miles [154.5 km]
Long Bch. Airport (LGB/KLGB)   [Map]   LGB   NW   102 miles [164.2 km]
Los Angeles Intl. (LAX/KLAX)   [Map]   LAX   NW   119 miles [191.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
McClellan - Palomar Airport (ICAO: KCRQ)   [Map]   CRQ   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Imperial Co. Airport (IPL/KIPL)   [Map]   IPL   E   72 miles [115.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gillespie Fld.(SEE/KSEE)   [Map]   SEE   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Ramona Airport(ICAO: KRNM)   [Map]   RNM   NNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Montgomery Fld. (ICAO: KMYF)   [Map]   MYF   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Brown Fld. Muni.(ICAO: KSDM)   [Map]   SDM   SSW   19 miles [30.6 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.

San Diego Intl.   (SAN/KSAN)   [Map]
        Website for San Diego International 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
 
Montgomery Fld.   (ICAO: KMYF)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Brown Fld. Muni.   (ICAO: KSDM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Oceanside Muni.   (ICAO: KOKB)   [Map]
        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
 
Ontario Intl.   (ONT/KONT)   [Map]
        Website for Ontario International Airport
        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
 
Los Angeles Intl.   (LAX/KLAX)   [Map]
        Website for Los Angeles International 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
 
Imperial Co. Airport   (IPL/KIPL)   [Map]
        Website for Imperial County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gillespie Fld.   (SEE/KSEE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ramona Airport   (ICAO: KRNM)   [Map]
        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 Harbison Canyon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for San Diego County: www.sdcounty.ca.gov/

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 Harbison Canyon.

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Harbison Canyon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Harbison Canyon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harbison Canyon. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8203, Longitude: -116.8300     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Harbison Canyon 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 Harbison Canyon), 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 Harbison Canyon.



 
 
 

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