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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Susanville.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Susanville ...

Susanville is the largest city within a 50 mile [80 km] radius.

The next largest community is Portola. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the south of Susanville and has a population of 1,900 people.<1>

For comparison, Susanville has a population of 14,800 people.

Below is a sample of neighboring communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   DirectionDistance
Almanor   [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Crescent Mills   [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
East Shore   [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Greenville   [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hamilton Branch   [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Janesville   [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Leavitt   [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Litchfield   [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Milford   [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Peninsula Village   [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Pine Town   [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Standish   [Map]     E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Taylorsville   [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Wendel   [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Westwood   [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]

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

Lassen County ...

Susanville is located in Lassen County and is the County Seat.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lassen County: Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Tehama & Washoe (NV).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Susanville ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Susanville ...

Looking for more information about Susanville? 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 Susanville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Susanville.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Susanville. 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 Susanville. 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
    Susanville Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Susanville


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 Susanville ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Susanville Muni.(ICAO: KSVE)   [Map]   SVE   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Rogers Fld.   [Map]   O05   WSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Gansner Fld.   [Map]   2O1   SSW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Nervino Airport   [Map]   O02   SSE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Fall River Mills Airport   [Map]   O89   NW   58 miles [93.3 km]
Chico Muni. (CIC/KCIC)   [Map]   CIC   WSW   76 miles [122.3 km]
Reno / Tahoe Intl. (RNO/KRNO)   [Map]   RNO   SE   78 miles [125.5 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 Susanville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Susanville. 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   78 miles [125.5 km]
Sacramento Intl. (SMF/KSMF)   [Map]   SMF   SSW   128 miles [206 km]
Metro Oakland Intl. (OAK/KOAK)   [Map]   OAK   SSW   204 miles [328.3 km]
San Francisco Intl. (SFO/KSFO)   [Map]   SFO   SSW   214 miles [344.4 km]
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. (SJC/KSJC)   [Map]   SJC   SSW   221 miles [355.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Chico Muni. (CIC/KCIC)   [Map]   CIC   WSW   76 miles [122.3 km]
Redding Muni. (RDD/KRDD)   [Map]   RDD   W   86 miles [138.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Susanville Muni.(ICAO: KSVE)   [Map]   SVE   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Rogers Fld.   [Map]   O05   WSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Gansner Fld.   [Map]   2O1   SSW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Nervino Airport   [Map]   O02   SSE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Fall River Mills Airport   [Map]   O89   NW   58 miles [93.3 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
 
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
 
Redding Muni.   (RDD/KRDD)   [Map]
        Website for Redding Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Susanville Muni.   (ICAO: KSVE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Susanville: www.cityofsusanville.org/

The official website for Lassen County: www.co.lassen.ca.us/

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 Susanville.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Susanville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4158, Longitude: -120.6501     [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 Susanville), 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 Susanville.