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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Hills Flat.

This page contains six sections:

Around Hills Flat ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Sacramento. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the southwest of Hills Flat. Sacramento has a population of 502,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Roseville. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the south of Hills Flat and has a population of 135,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Auburn   [Map]   13,997   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Citrus Heights   [Map]   ---   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Folsom   [Map]   78,038   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Grass Valley   [Map]   12,987   SW   Less than 2 miles
Lincoln   [Map]   47,674   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Live Oak   [Map]   8,774   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Loomis   [Map]   6,809   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Marysville   [Map]   12,413   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Oroville   [Map]   19,121   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Paradise   [Map]   26,682   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Placerville   [Map]   10,936   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Rancho Cordova   [Map]   ---   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Rocklin   [Map]   64,838   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Truckee   [Map]   16,553   E   46 miles [74 km]
Yuba City   [Map]   66,860   W   30 miles [48.3 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Alta Sierra   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Birchville   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Blue Tent   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cedar Ridge   [Map]   ---   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Chicago Park   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Gold Flat   [Map]   ---   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Lake Wildwood   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Nevada City Rancheria   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Nevada City   [Map]   3,136   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Newtown   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
The Oaks   [Map]   ---   W   Less than 2 miles
Penn Valley   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rough and Ready   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Spring Hill   [Map]   ---   NE   Less than 2 miles

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

Nevada County ...

Hills Flat is located in Nevada County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Nevada County: Placer, Sierra, Yuba & Washoe (NV).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hills Flat ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Nevada County Air Park   [Map]   GOO   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Auburn Muni.(ICAO: KAUN)   [Map]   AUN   S   18 miles [29 km]
Georgetown Airport   [Map]   E36   SSE   23 miles [37 km]
Lincoln Rgnl.(ICAO: KLHM)   [Map]   LHM   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Yuba Co. Airport (MYV/KMYV)   [Map]   MYV   WSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Sutter Co. Airport   [Map]   O52   WSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Oroville Muni.(ICAO: KOVE)   [Map]   OVE   WNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Cameron Airpark   [Map]   O61   S   37 miles [59.5 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 Hills Flat.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Hills Flat. 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   46 miles [74 km]
Reno / Tahoe Intl. (RNO/KRNO)   [Map]   RNO   ENE   71 miles [114.3 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   48 miles [77.2 km]
Sacramento Exec. (SAC/KSAC)   [Map]   SAC   SSW   54 miles [86.9 km]
Chico Muni. (CIC/KCIC)   [Map]   CIC   NW   58 miles [93.3 km]
Stockton Metro Airport (SCK/KSCK)   [Map]   SCK   S   92 miles [148.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Nevada County Air Park   [Map]   GOO   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Auburn Muni.(ICAO: KAUN)   [Map]   AUN   S   18 miles [29 km]
Georgetown Airport   [Map]   E36   SSE   23 miles [37 km]
Lincoln Rgnl.(ICAO: KLHM)   [Map]   LHM   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Yuba Co. Airport (MYV/KMYV)   [Map]   MYV   WSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Sutter Co. Airport   [Map]   O52   WSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Oroville Muni.(ICAO: KOVE)   [Map]   OVE   WNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Cameron Airpark   [Map]   O61   S   37 miles [59.5 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
 
Sonoma Co. Airport   (STS/KSTS)   [Map]
        Website for Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County 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
 
Redding Muni.   (RDD/KRDD)   [Map]
        Website for Redding Municipal 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
 
Oroville Muni.   (ICAO: KOVE)   [Map]
        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
 
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 ...



The Communities of California

About Nevada County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Nevada County: www.new.mynevadacounty.com/

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 Hills Flat.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hills Flat. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2241, Longitude: -121.0533     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hills Flat 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 Hills Flat), 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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