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Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Sterling Forest.

This page contains six sections:

Around Sterling Forest ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Houston. It is located about 12 miles [19 km] to the west of Sterling Forest. Houston has a population of 2,326,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Pasadena. It lies just south of Sterling Forest and has a population of 153,000 people.

Below is a sample of nearby communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Sterling Forest.<2>

Barrett     [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the northeast of Sterling Forest.

Baytown     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the east of Sterling Forest.

Channelview     [Map]
Less than 2 miles miles to the southeast of Sterling Forest.

Cloverleaf     [Map]
Less than 2 miles miles to the west of Sterling Forest.

Crosby     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the northeast of Sterling Forest.

Deer Park     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the south of Sterling Forest.

Galena Park     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the southwest of Sterling Forest.

Highlands     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the northeast of Sterling Forest.

Jacinto City     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the west of Sterling Forest.

La Porte     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the southeast of Sterling Forest.

Meadow Creek Village     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the southwest of Sterling Forest.

Park Place     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the southwest of Sterling Forest.

Pasadena     [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the south of Sterling Forest.

Sheldon     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the north of Sterling Forest.

Winterwood Village     [Map]
4 miles [6.4 km] miles to the northwest of Sterling Forest.

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

Harris County ...

Sterling Forest is located in Harris County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Harris County: Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Liberty, Montgomery & Waller.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sterling Forest ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Sterling Forest. 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 Sterling Forest. 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 Texas

Texas Tourism

Parks for Texas

Fishing in Texas

Hunting in Texas

TripAdvisor Link for:

Texas Statewide Tourism

Also of Interest:

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Texas

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Texas

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

Airports Near Sterling Forest ...

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 Sterling Forest.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Sterling Forest. 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 Sterling Forest.

Large Airports

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU) <4>   [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the southwest of Sterling Forest.

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
17 miles [27.4 km] miles to the northwest of Sterling Forest.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Ellington Fld.  (ICAO: KEFD)   [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the south of Sterling Forest.

Scholes Intl.  (GLS/KGLS)   [Map]
39 miles [62.8 km] miles to the south southeast of Sterling Forest.

General Aviation Airports

La Porte Muni. (FAA ID: T41)   [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the south southeast of Sterling Forest.

Pearland Rgnl. (ICAO: KLVJ)   [Map]
19 miles [30.6 km] miles to the south southwest of Sterling Forest.

Houston - Southwest Airport  (ICAO: KAXH)   [Map]
27 miles [43.5 km] miles to the southwest of Sterling Forest.

Chambers Co. Airport (ICAO: KT00)   [Map]
28 miles [45.1 km] miles to the east of Sterling Forest.

David Wayne Hooks Meml.  (ICAO: KDWH)   [Map]
30 miles [48.3 km] miles to the northwest of Sterling Forest.

West Houston Airport (ICAO: KIWS)   [Map]
31 miles [49.9 km] miles to the west of Sterling Forest.

Sugar Land Muni./Hull Fld.  (ICAO: KSGR)   [Map]
32 miles [51.5 km] miles to the west southwest of Sterling Forest.

Liberty Muni. (FAA ID: T78)   [Map]
33 miles [53.1 km] miles to the northeast of Sterling Forest.

Additional Airport Information

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

William P. Hobby Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: HOUICAO: KHOU

Website for William P. Hobby Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


George Bush Intercontinental Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: IAHICAO: KIAH

Website for George Bush Intercontinental Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Pearland Regional Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KLVJ

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Houston - Southwest Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KAXH

Website for Houston - Southwest Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Chambers County Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KT00

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KDWH

Website for David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


West Houston Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KIWS

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Sugar Land Municipal/Hull Field     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KSGR

Website for Sugar Land Municipal/Hull Field

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Lone Star Executive Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KCXO

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Austin - Bergstrom International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: AUSICAO: KAUS

Website for Austin - Bergstrom International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Killeen - Fort Hood Regional Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: GRKICAO: KGRK

Website for Killeen - Fort Hood Regional Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


San Antonio International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: SATICAO: KSAT

Website for San Antonio International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Dallas Love Field     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: DALICAO: KDAL

Website for Dallas Love Field

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Ellington Field     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KEFD

Website for Ellington Field

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Scholes International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: GLSICAO: KGLS

Website for Scholes International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Lake Charles Regional Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: LCHICAO: KLCH

Website for Lake Charles Regional Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Texas

About Harris County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Harris County: www.co.harris.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sterling Forest. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.7875, Longitude: -95.1445     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sterling Forest have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Sterling Forest), 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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