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Wellsona, California

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The location of Wellsona

Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Wellsona ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is San Luis Obispo. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the south of Wellsona. San Luis Obispo has a population of 47,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is El Paso de Robles. It lies just southeast of Wellsona and has a population of 32,200 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Wellsona and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2018
Arroyo Grande   [Map]   18,087   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Atascadero   [Map]   30,330   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Avenal   [Map]   13,218   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Coalinga   [Map]   16,534   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Grover Beach   [Map]   13,528   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Guadalupe   [Map]   7,625   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Huron   [Map]   7,288   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
King City   [Map]   14,023   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Morro Bay   [Map]   10,581   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Pismo Beach   [Map]   8,213   S   38 miles [61.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirDistance
Bee Rock   [Map]     NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bradley   [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cayucos   [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Cholame   [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Creston   [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Estrella   [Map]     E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Harmony   [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lake Nacimiento   [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Oak Park   [Map]     S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Parkfield   [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Paso Robles   [Map]     S   4 miles [6.4 km]
San Miguel   [Map]     N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Santa Margarita   [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Shandon   [Map]     E   18 miles [29 km]
Templeton   [Map]     S   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

San Luis Obispo County ...

Wellsona is located in San Luis Obispo County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of San Luis Obispo County: Kern, Kings, Monterey, Santa Barbara & Ventura. The western boundary of the county is on the Pacific Ocean.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Wellsona ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Wellsona. 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 Wellsona. 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:

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 Wellsona ...

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.<3> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Wellsona.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Wellsona. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

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

Large Airports

San Luis County Rgnl.  (ICAO: KSBP) <4>   [Map]
31 miles [49.9 km] miles to the south of Wellsona.

Fresno Yosemite Intl.  (FAT/KFAT)   [Map]
92 miles [148.1 km] miles to the northeast of Wellsona.

Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.  (SJC/KSJC)   [Map]
133 miles [214 km] miles to the north northwest of Wellsona.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Santa Maria Public Airport  (SMX/KSMX)   [Map]
56 miles [90.1 km] miles to the south southeast of Wellsona.

Visalia Muni.  (VIS/KVIS)   [Map]
84 miles [135.2 km] miles to the east northeast of Wellsona.

Monterey Peninsula Airport  (MRY/KMRY)   [Map]
88 miles [141.6 km] miles to the northwest of Wellsona.

Meadows Fld.  (BFL/KBFL)   [Map]
93 miles [149.7 km] miles to the east of Wellsona.

Santa Barbara Muni.  (SBA/KSBA)   [Map]
100 miles [160.9 km] miles to the south southeast of Wellsona.

Merced Muni.  (MCE/KMCE)   [Map]
110 miles [177 km] miles to the north of Wellsona.

General Aviation Airports

Paso Robles Muni. (ICAO: KPRB)   [Map]
4 miles [6.4 km] miles to the east southeast of Wellsona.

Coalinga Muni.   [Map]
37 miles [59.5 km] miles to the north northeast of Wellsona.

New Coalinga Muni. (IATA: CLG)   [Map]
39 miles [62.8 km] miles to the north northeast of Wellsona.

Oceano Co. Airport  (FAA ID: L52)   [Map]
41 miles [66 km] miles to the south of Wellsona.

Mesa Del Rey Airport (FAA ID: KIC)   [Map]
43 miles [69.2 km] miles to the north northwest of Wellsona.

Lost Hills - Kern Co. Airport (FAA ID: L84)   [Map]
56 miles [90.1 km] miles to the east of Wellsona.

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

San Luis County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KSBP)    [Map]

Website for San Luis County Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Fresno Yosemite Intl.   (FAT/KFAT)    [Map]

Website for Fresno Yosemite International Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Santa Barbara Muni.   (SBA/KSBA)    [Map]

Website for Santa Barbara Municipal Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Merced Muni.   (MCE/KMCE)    [Map]

Website for Merced Municipal Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Paso Robles Muni.   (ICAO: KPRB)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.   (SJC/KSJC)    [Map]

Website for Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

San Francisco Intl.   (SFO/KSFO)    [Map]

Website for San Francisco International Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Metro Oakland Intl.   (OAK/KOAK)    [Map]

Website for Metropolitan Oakland International Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Bob Hope Airport   (BUR/KBUR)    [Map]

Website for Bob Hope Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Santa Maria Public Airport   (SMX/KSMX)    [Map]

Website for Santa Maria Public Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Visalia Muni.   (VIS/KVIS)    [Map]

Website for Visalia Municipal Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Monterey Peninsula Airport   (MRY/KMRY)    [Map]

Website for Monterey Peninsula Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Meadows Fld.   (BFL/KBFL)    [Map]

Website for Meadows Field

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wellsona. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for San Luis Obispo County:

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wellsona.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wellsona. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6958, Longitude: -120.6938     [Map].

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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Wellsona), 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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<4>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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