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Below are places that are close (or relative) to Merced.
This page contains seven sections:
Around Merced ...
The next largest community is Turlock. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the northwest of Merced and has a population of 73,600 people.
For comparison, Merced has a population of 83,100 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 Merced and not the distance as if you drove.<2>
The following is a sample of nearby communities:
For more communities neighboring Merced, please visit our County-by-County Page for Merced.
Merced County ...
Merced is located in Merced County and is the County Seat.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Merced ...
This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Merced.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Merced ...
Looking for more information about Merced? 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 Merced, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Merced.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Merced. 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 Merced. 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, attractions and places to visit:
Airports Near Merced ...
Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Merced.
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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Merced.
Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Merced. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.
Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service
General Aviation Airports
Additional Airport Information
For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Merced: www.cityofmerced.org/
The official website for Merced County: www.co.merced.ca.us/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
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This page was last modified: 22 Apr 2019