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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Iron Horse.

This page contains six sections:

Around Iron Horse ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Reno (NV). It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the southeast of Iron Horse. Reno (NV) has a population of 245,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Sparks (NV). It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the east of Iron Horse and has a population of 98,300 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 and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Grass Valley   [Map]   12,934   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Loyalton   [Map]   695   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Nevada City   [Map]   3,145   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Portola   [Map]   1,920   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Susanville   [Map]   14,843   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Truckee   [Map]   16,391   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Beckwourth   [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Blairsden   [Map]     W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Calpine   [Map]     S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Clio   [Map]     SW   5 miles [8 km]
Cromberg   [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Delleker   [Map]     N   Less than 2 miles
Graeagle   [Map]     W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Johnsville   [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lake Davis   [Map]     N   5 miles [8 km]
Mohawk Vista   [Map]     W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Mohawk   [Map]     W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Plumas Eureka   [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Sattley   [Map]     S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Valley Ranch   [Map]     SW   5 miles [8 km]
Whitehawk   [Map]     SW   5 miles [8 km]

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

Plumas County ...

Iron Horse is located in Plumas County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Plumas County: Butte, Lassen, Shasta, Sierra, Tehama & Yuba.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Iron Horse ...

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.

Five Points   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest of Iron Horse   [Map]
Kerby (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Lake Davis   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Mabie   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Mohawk   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Mohawk Vista   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Valley Ranch   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Whitehawk   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Nervino Airport   [Map]   O02   ENE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Gansner Fld.   [Map]   2O1   WNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Reno - Stead Airport   [Map]   RTS   ESE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Truckee - Tahoe Airport(ICAO: KTRK)   [Map]   TRK   SSE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Susanville Muni.(ICAO: KSVE)   [Map]   SVE   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Reno / Tahoe Intl. (RNO/KRNO)   [Map]   RNO   ESE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Cannon Intl.   [Map]   ---   ESE   43 miles [69.2 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 Iron Horse.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Iron Horse. 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
Reno / Tahoe Intl. (RNO/KRNO)   [Map]   RNO   ESE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Sacramento Intl. (SMF/KSMF)   [Map]   SMF   SW   95 miles [152.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Chico Muni. (CIC/KCIC)   [Map]   CIC   W   72 miles [115.9 km]
Sacramento Mather Airport (ICAO: KMHR)   [Map]   MHR   SSW   95 miles [152.9 km]
Sacramento Exec. (SAC/KSAC)   [Map]   SAC   SSW   102 miles [164.2 km]
Redding Muni. (RDD/KRDD)   [Map]   RDD   WNW   107 miles [172.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Nervino Airport   [Map]   O02   ENE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Gansner Fld.   [Map]   2O1   WNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Reno - Stead Airport   [Map]   RTS   ESE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Truckee - Tahoe Airport(ICAO: KTRK)   [Map]   TRK   SSE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Susanville Muni.(ICAO: KSVE)   [Map]   SVE   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Cannon Intl.   [Map]   ---   ESE   43 miles [69.2 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.

Reno / Tahoe Intl.   (RNO/KRNO)   [Map]
        Website for Reno / Tahoe International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sacramento Intl.   (SMF/KSMF)   [Map]
        Website for Sacramento International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Truckee - Tahoe Airport   (ICAO: KTRK)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Susanville Muni.   (ICAO: KSVE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Carson Airport   (CSN/KCXP)   [Map]
        Website for Carson 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
 
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
 
Chico Muni.   (CIC/KCIC)   [Map]
        Website for Chico Municipal 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
 
Redding Muni.   (RDD/KRDD)   [Map]
        Website for Redding 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 Iron Horse. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Plumas County: www.countyofplumas.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 Iron Horse.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Iron Horse. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Iron Horse) 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 Iron Horse. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Iron Horse

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Iron Horse. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7882, Longitude: -120.4969     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Iron Horse 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 Iron Horse), 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 Iron Horse.