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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Lake Davis.

This page contains six sections:

Around Lake Davis ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Reno (NV). It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the southeast of Lake Davis. Reno (NV) has a population of 249,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Sparks (NV). It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the southeast of Lake Davis and has a population of 101,000 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 and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Loyalton   [Map]   706   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Nevada City   [Map]   3,136   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Portola   [Map]   1,930   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Susanville   [Map]   15,326   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Truckee   [Map]   16,553   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Beckwourth   [Map]     SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Blairsden   [Map]     SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Calpine   [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Clio   [Map]     SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cromberg   [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Delleker   [Map]     S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Graeagle   [Map]     SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Greenhorn   [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Iron Horse   [Map]     S   5 miles [8 km]
Johnsville   [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mohawk Vista   [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mohawk   [Map]     SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Plumas Eureka   [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Valley Ranch   [Map]     SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Whitehawk   [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Plumas County ...

Lake Davis 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 Lake Davis ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Lake Davis.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Nervino Airport   [Map]   O02   ESE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Gansner Fld.   [Map]   2O1   WNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Reno - Stead Airport   [Map]   RTS   ESE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Susanville Muni.(ICAO: KSVE)   [Map]   SVE   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Truckee - Tahoe Airport(ICAO: KTRK)   [Map]   TRK   SSE   42 miles [67.6 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 Lake Davis.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Lake Davis. 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   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Sacramento Intl. (SMF/KSMF)   [Map]   SMF   SW   100 miles [160.9 km]
Metro Oakland Intl. (OAK/KOAK)   [Map]   OAK   SSW   175 miles [281.6 km]
San Francisco Intl. (SFO/KSFO)   [Map]   SFO   SW   186 miles [299.3 km]
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. (SJC/KSJC)   [Map]   SJC   SSW   190 miles [305.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Chico Muni. (CIC/KCIC)   [Map]   CIC   W   73 miles [117.5 km]
Sacramento Mather Airport (ICAO: KMHR)   [Map]   MHR   SSW   100 miles [160.9 km]
Redding Muni. (RDD/KRDD)   [Map]   RDD   WNW   105 miles [169 km]
Sacramento Exec. (SAC/KSAC)   [Map]   SAC   SSW   108 miles [173.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Nervino Airport   [Map]   O02   ESE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Gansner Fld.   [Map]   2O1   WNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Reno - Stead Airport   [Map]   RTS   ESE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Susanville Muni.(ICAO: KSVE)   [Map]   SVE   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Truckee - Tahoe Airport(ICAO: KTRK)   [Map]   TRK   SSE   42 miles [67.6 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.

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
 
Susanville Muni.   (ICAO: KSVE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Truckee - Tahoe Airport   (ICAO: KTRK)   [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
 
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
 
Redding Muni.   (RDD/KRDD)   [Map]
        Website for Redding Municipal 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for California

About Plumas County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lake Davis. 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 Lake Davis.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lake Davis. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8727, Longitude: -120.4788     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lake Davis 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 Lake Davis), 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 Lake Davis.



 
 
 

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