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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Heather Glen.

This page contains six sections:

Around Heather Glen ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Sacramento. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the southwest of Heather Glen. Sacramento has a population of 495,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Elk Grove. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the southwest of Heather Glen and has a population of 167,000 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 Heather Glen and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Auburn   [Map]   13,963   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Citrus Heights   [Map]   ---   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Folsom   [Map]   77,271   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Grass Valley   [Map]   12,934   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lincoln   [Map]   47,030   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Marysville   [Map]   12,249   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Oroville   [Map]   19,033   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Placerville   [Map]   10,681   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Rancho Cordova   [Map]   ---   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Rocklin   [Map]   62,787   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Roseville   [Map]   132,671   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Truckee   [Map]   16,391   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
West Sacramento   [Map]   52,981   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Woodland   [Map]   59,068   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Yuba City   [Map]   66,845   W   35 miles [56.3 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alta Sierra   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Applegate   [Map]   ---   SW   Less than 2 miles
Bowman   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Chicago Park   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Clipper Gap   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Colfax   [Map]   2,004   N   5 miles [8 km]
Foresthill   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Georgetown   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Iowa Hill   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lake of the Pines   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Meadow Vista   [Map]   ---   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
North Auburn   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Weimar   [Map]   ---   N   Less than 2 miles
Yankee Jims   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Placer County ...

Heather Glen is located in Placer County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Placer County: El Dorado, Nevada, Sacramento, Sutter, Yuba, Carson City (NV), Douglas (NV) & Washoe (NV).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Heather Glen ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Auburn Muni.(ICAO: KAUN)   [Map]   AUN   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Georgetown Airport   [Map]   E36   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Nevada County Air Park   [Map]   GOO   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lincoln Rgnl.(ICAO: KLHM)   [Map]   LHM   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Cameron Airpark   [Map]   O61   S   23 miles [37 km]
Placerville Airport   [Map]   PVF   SSE   23 miles [37 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 Heather Glen.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Heather Glen. 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
Sacramento Intl. (SMF/KSMF)   [Map]   SMF   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Reno / Tahoe Intl. (RNO/KRNO)   [Map]   RNO   ENE   72 miles [115.9 km]
Metro Oakland Intl. (OAK/KOAK)   [Map]   OAK   SW   111 miles [178.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Sacramento Mather Airport (ICAO: KMHR)   [Map]   MHR   SSW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Sacramento Exec. (SAC/KSAC)   [Map]   SAC   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Chico Muni. (CIC/KCIC)   [Map]   CIC   NW   71 miles [114.3 km]
Stockton Metro Airport (SCK/KSCK)   [Map]   SCK   S   78 miles [125.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Auburn Muni.(ICAO: KAUN)   [Map]   AUN   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Georgetown Airport   [Map]   E36   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Nevada County Air Park   [Map]   GOO   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lincoln Rgnl.(ICAO: KLHM)   [Map]   LHM   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Cameron Airpark   [Map]   O61   S   23 miles [37 km]
Placerville Airport   [Map]   PVF   SSE   23 miles [37 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.

Sacramento Intl.   (SMF/KSMF)   [Map]
        Website for Sacramento International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Reno / Tahoe Intl.   (RNO/KRNO)   [Map]
        Website for Reno / Tahoe International 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
 
Sonoma Co. Airport   (STS/KSTS)   [Map]
        Website for Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Auburn Muni.   (ICAO: KAUN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lincoln Rgnl.   (ICAO: KLHM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Yuba Co. Airport   (MYV/KMYV)   [Map]
        Website for Yuba County 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
 
McClellan Airfield   (ICAO: KMCC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rancho Murieta Airport   (ICAO: KRIU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Truckee - Tahoe Airport   (ICAO: KTRK)   [Map]
        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
 
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 Yosemite Intl.   (FAT/KFAT)   [Map]
        Website for Fresno Yosemite International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sacramento Mather Airport   (ICAO: KMHR)   [Map]
        Website for Sacramento Mather Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sacramento Exec.   (SAC/KSAC)   [Map]
        Website for Sacramento Executive Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Chico Muni.   (CIC/KCIC)   [Map]
        Website for Chico Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Stockton Metro Airport   (SCK/KSCK)   [Map]
        Website for Stockton Metropolitan Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for California

About Placer County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Placer County: www.placer.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 Heather Glen.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Heather Glen. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0182, Longitude: -120.9819     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Heather Glen 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 Heather Glen), 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 Heather Glen.



 
 
 

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