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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Rohnert Park.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Rohnert Park ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is San Francisco. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the south of Rohnert Park. San Francisco has a population of 884,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Oakland. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the southeast of Rohnert Park and has a population of 425,000 people.

For comparison, Rohnert Park has a population of 42,800 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 Rohnert Park and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Alameda   [Map]   79,177   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Berkeley   [Map]   122,324   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Concord   [Map]   129,783   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Daly City   [Map]   107,074   S   46 miles [74 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   116,266   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Napa   [Map]   79,774   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Petaluma   [Map]   60,870   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pittsburg   [Map]   72,141   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Richmond   [Map]   110,040   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
San Rafael   [Map]   59,070   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Santa Rosa   [Map]   175,269   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
South San Francisco   [Map]   67,429   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Vacaville   [Map]   100,032   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Vallejo   [Map]   122,105   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Walnut Creek   [Map]   69,773   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bellevue   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Boyes Hot Springs   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cotati   [Map]   7,479   SW   Less than 2 miles
El Verano   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Eldridge   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fetters Hot Springs-Agua Caliente   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Freestone   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fulton   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Glen Ellen   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Kenwood   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Montgomery Village   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Penngrove   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Roseland   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Sebastopol   [Map]   7,666   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
South Santa Rosa   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]

For more communities neighboring Rohnert Park, please visit our County-by-County Page for Rohnert Park.

Sonoma County ...

Rohnert Park is located in Sonoma County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Sonoma County: Contra Costa, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Napa & Solano. The western boundary of the county is on the Pacific Ocean and the southeastern boundary is on San Francisco Bay.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rohnert Park ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Rohnert Park.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rohnert Park ...

Looking for more information about Rohnert Park? 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 Rohnert Park, 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 Rohnert Park.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Rohnert Park.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Rohnert Park. 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 Rohnert Park. 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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    California Statewide Tourism
    Rohnert Park Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Rohnert Park


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 Rohnert Park ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Rohnert Park.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Petaluma Muni.   [Map]   O69   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Sonoma Co. Airport    [Map]   ---   NNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sonoma Co. Airport (STS/KSTS)   [Map]   STS   NNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Gnoss Fld.(ICAO: KDVO)   [Map]   DVO   SSE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Napa Co. Airport (APC/KAPC)   [Map]   APC   ESE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Healdsburg Muni.(ICAO: KHES)   [Map]   O31   NNW   24 miles [38.6 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 Rohnert Park.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rohnert Park. 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
Metro Oakland Intl. (OAK/KOAK)   [Map]   OAK   SSE   50 miles [80.5 km]
San Francisco Intl. (SFO/KSFO)   [Map]   SFO   SSE   52 miles [83.7 km]
Sacramento Intl. (SMF/KSMF)   [Map]   SMF   ENE   64 miles [103 km]
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. (SJC/KSJC)   [Map]   SJC   SSE   79 miles [127.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Sonoma Co. Airport (STS/KSTS)   [Map]   STS   NNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Metro Oakland Intl.    [Map]   ---   SSE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Sacramento Exec. (SAC/KSAC)   [Map]   SAC   E   66 miles [106.2 km]
Sacramento Mather Airport (ICAO: KMHR)   [Map]   MHR   E   77 miles [123.9 km]
Stockton Metro Airport (SCK/KSCK)   [Map]   SCK   ESE   85 miles [136.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Petaluma Muni.   [Map]   O69   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Sonoma Co. Airport    [Map]   ---   NNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Gnoss Fld.(ICAO: KDVO)   [Map]   DVO   SSE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Napa Co. Airport (APC/KAPC)   [Map]   APC   ESE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Healdsburg Muni.(ICAO: KHES)   [Map]   O31   NNW   24 miles [38.6 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.

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
 
Stockton Metro Airport   (SCK/KSCK)   [Map]
        Website for Stockton Metropolitan 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
 
Chico Muni.   (CIC/KCIC)   [Map]
        Website for Chico Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gnoss Fld.   (ICAO: KDVO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Napa Co. Airport   (APC/KAPC)   [Map]
        Website for Napa County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Healdsburg Muni.   (ICAO: KHES)   [Map]
        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
 
Nut Tree Airport   (ICAO: KVCB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Buchanan Fld.   (CCR/KCCR)   [Map]
        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
 
Reno / Tahoe Intl.   (RNO/KRNO)   [Map]
        Website for Reno / Tahoe 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
 
Sonoma Co. Airport   (STS/KSTS)   [Map]
        Website for Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County 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
 
Sacramento Mather Airport   (ICAO: KMHR)   [Map]
        Website for Sacramento Mather Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Rohnert Park: www.rpcity.org/

The official website for Sonoma County: www.sonoma-county.org/

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 Rohnert Park.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rohnert Park. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3410, Longitude: -122.6980     [Map].

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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 Rohnert Park), 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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