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Harmony, California
(San Luis Obispo County)

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Harmony ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Santa Maria. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the southeast of Harmony. Santa Maria has a population of 106,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is San Luis Obispo. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the southeast of Harmony and has a population of 47,500 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 Harmony and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Arroyo Grande   [Map]   18,097   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Atascadero   [Map]   30,330   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
El Paso de Robles   [Map]   31,907   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Grover Beach   [Map]   13,641   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Guadalupe   [Map]   7,321   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
King City   [Map]   13,869   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Morro Bay   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pismo Beach   [Map]   8,198   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Baywood Park   [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bee Rock   [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cambria   [Map]     NW   5 miles [8 km]
Cayucos   [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
East Village   [Map]     NW   5 miles [8 km]
Lake Nacimiento   [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Los Osos   [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Oak Park   [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Paso Robles   [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
San Miguel   [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
San Simeon   [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Templeton   [Map]     E   18 miles [29 km]
Tin City   [Map]     NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Wellsona   [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
West Village   [Map]     NW   5 miles [8 km]

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

San Luis Obispo County ...

Harmony 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 Harmony ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Bee Rock   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the North of Harmony   [Map]
Dove (Historic)   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Eaglet (Historic)   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Goldtree   -   23 miles [37 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Happy Hill   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Henry   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Lodge Hill   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Park Hill   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Tin City   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harmony ...

Looking for more information about Harmony? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Harmony, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Harmony.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    California Statewide Tourism
    Harmony Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Harmony

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 Harmony ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Paso Robles Muni.(ICAO: KPRB)   [Map]   PRB   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
San Luis County Rgnl. (ICAO: KSBP)   [Map]   SBP   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Oceano Co. Airport    [Map]   L52   SE   36 miles [57.9 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 Harmony.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Harmony. 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
San Luis County Rgnl. (ICAO: KSBP)   [Map]   SBP   SE   28 miles [45.1 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   137 miles [220.5 km]
San Francisco Intl. (SFO/KSFO)   [Map]   SFO   NNW   163 miles [262.3 km]
Metro Oakland Intl. (OAK/KOAK)   [Map]   OAK   NNW   166 miles [267.2 km]
Bob Hope Airport (BUR/KBUR)   [Map]   BUR   ESE   175 miles [281.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX/KSMX)   [Map]   SMX   SE   52 miles [83.7 km]
Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY/KMRY)   [Map]   MRY   NNW   87 miles [140 km]
Santa Barbara Muni. (SBA/KSBA)   [Map]   SBA   SE   100 miles [160.9 km]
Visalia Muni. (VIS/KVIS)   [Map]   VIS   ENE   106 miles [170.6 km]
Meadows Fld. (BFL/KBFL)   [Map]   BFL   E   110 miles [177 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Paso Robles Muni.(ICAO: KPRB)   [Map]   PRB   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Oceano Co. Airport    [Map]   L52   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Mesa Del Rey Airport   [Map]   KIC   N   50 miles [80.5 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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Harmony.

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harmony. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5086, Longitude: -121.0230     [Map].

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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 Harmony), 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 Harmony.