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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Gold Hill.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Gold Hill ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Medford. It is located about 12 miles [19 km] to the southeast of Gold Hill. Medford has a population of 81,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Grants Pass. It is located about 14 miles [22 km] to the west of Gold Hill and has a population of 37,600 people.

For comparison, Gold Hill has a population of 1,300 people.

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

Community   2017
Ashland   [Map]   21,117   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Butte Falls   [Map]   444   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Canyonville   [Map]   2,044   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Cave Junction   [Map]   1,971   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Central Point   [Map]   18,234   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Eagle Point   [Map]   9,139   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Glendale   [Map]   887   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   2,894   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Myrtle Creek   [Map]   3,475   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Phoenix   [Map]   4,576   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Riddle   [Map]   1,199   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Rogue River   [Map]   2,294   W   5 miles [8 km]
Shady Cove   [Map]   3,077   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Talent   [Map]   6,492   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Winston   [Map]   5,452   N   50 miles [80.5 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Applegate   [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Buncom   [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
Fruitdale   [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hugo   [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Leland   [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Merlin   [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Murphy   [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Placer   [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Redwood   [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ruch   [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sunny Valley   [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Trail   [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
White City   [Map]     E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Wilderville   [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Williams   [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]

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

Jackson County ...

Gold Hill is located in Jackson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jackson County: Siskiyou (CA), Douglas, Josephine & Klamath.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Gold Hill ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gold Hill ...

Looking for more information about Gold Hill? 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 Gold Hill, 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 Gold Hill.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Gold Hill. 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 Gold Hill. 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 Oregon

    Oregon Tourism
    Parks for Oregon

    Fishing in Oregon
    Hunting in Oregon

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Oregon Statewide Tourism
    Gold Hill Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Gold Hill

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Oregon

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Oregon

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Oregon

Airports Near Gold Hill ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Medford Airport(MFR/KMFR)   [Map]   MFR   ESE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Medford - Jackson Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   ESE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Grants Pass Airport   [Map]   3S8   WNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Josephine Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   WNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ashland Muni.    [Map]   S03   SE   26 miles [41.8 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 Gold Hill.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Gold Hill. 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
Portland Intl. (PDX/KPDX)   [Map]   PDX   N   218 miles [350.8 km]
Reno / Tahoe Intl. (RNO/KRNO)   [Map]   RNO   SE   265 miles [426.5 km]
Sacramento Intl. (SMF/KSMF)   [Map]   SMF   SSE   269 miles [432.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Medford Airport(MFR/KMFR)   [Map]   MFR   ESE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Klamath Falls Airport (LMT/KLMT)   [Map]   LMT   ESE   70 miles [112.7 km]
Southwest Oregon Rgnl. (OTH/KOTH)   [Map]   OTH   NW   90 miles [144.8 km]
Arcata Airport(ICAO: KACV)   [Map]   ACV   SSW   114 miles [183.5 km]
Mahlon Sweet Fld. (EUG/KEUG)   [Map]   EUG   N   116 miles [186.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Medford - Jackson Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   ESE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Grants Pass Airport   [Map]   3S8   WNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Josephine Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   WNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ashland Muni.    [Map]   S03   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Prospect State Airport   [Map]   64S   NE   35 miles [56.3 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.

Portland Intl.   (PDX/KPDX)   [Map]
        Website for Portland 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
Siskiyou Co. Airport   (ICAO: KSIY)   [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
Medford Airport   (MFR/KMFR)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Klamath Falls Airport   (LMT/KLMT)   [Map]
        Website for Klamath Falls Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Southwest Oregon Rgnl.   (OTH/KOTH)   [Map]
        Website for Southwest Oregon Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Arcata Airport   (ICAO: KACV)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Mahlon Sweet Fld.   (EUG/KEUG)   [Map]
        Website for Mahlon Sweet Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Oregon

About Jackson County

About Oregon

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jackson County:

The official website for State of Oregon:

Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gold Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4358, Longitude: -123.0524     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gold Hill 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 Gold Hill), 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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