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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Shuwah ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Langford (BC). It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the northeast of Shuwah. Langford (BC) has a population of 22,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Port Angeles. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the east of Shuwah and has a population of 19,900 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 Shuwah and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Colwood (BC)   [Map]   ---   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Gordon River 2 (BC)   [Map]   ---   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Metchosin (BC)   [Map]   ---   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Sooke (BC)   [Map]   ---   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Forks   [Map]   3,832   S   4 miles [6.4 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
East Sooke (BC)   [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Port Renfrew (BC)   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
River Jordan (BC)   [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Shirley (BC)   [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Beaver   [Map]     NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Clallam Bay   [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Clearwater   [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Elwha   [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Joyce   [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
La Push   [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Neah Bay   [Map]     NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Oil City   [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
Ozette   [Map]     NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sekiu   [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Waatch   [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]

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

Clallam County ...

Shuwah is located in Clallam County.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Shuwah ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Shuwah. 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 Shuwah. 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 Washington

    Washington Tourism
    Parks for Washington

    Fishing in Washington
    Hunting in Washington


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Washington

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Washington

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

Airports Near Shuwah ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Quillayute Airport(ICAO: KUIL)   [Map]   UIL   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Sekiu Airport   [Map]   11S   N   17 miles [27.4 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 Shuwah.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Shuwah. 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
Victoria Intl. (YYJ/CYYJ)   [Map]   CYYJ   NE   61 miles [98.2 km]
Vancouver Intl. (YVR/CYVR)   [Map]   CYVR   NNE   97 miles [156.1 km]
King County Intl. (BFI/KBFI)   [Map]   BFI   ESE   102 miles [164.2 km]
Seattle - Tacoma Intl. (SEA/KSEA)   [Map]   SEA   ESE   104 miles [167.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Friday Hbr. Airport (FRD/KFHR)   [Map]   FHR   ENE   71 miles [114.3 km]
Nanaimo Airport (YCD/CYCD)   [Map]   CYCD   NNE   75 miles [120.7 km]
Orcas Island Airport (ESD/KORS)   [Map]   ORS   NE   82 miles [132 km]
Qualicum Bch. Airport (IATA:XQU)   [Map]   CAT4   N   90 miles [144.8 km]
Alberni Valley Rgnl.(IATA:YPB)   [Map]   CBS8   NNW   93 miles [149.7 km]
Tofino Airport(YAZ/CYAZ)   [Map]   CYAZ   NW   96 miles [154.5 km]
Snohomish Co. Airport (PAE/KPAE)   [Map]   PAE   E   97 miles [156.1 km]
Sechelt Aero (IATA:YHS)   [Map]   CAP3   NNE   103 miles [165.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Quillayute Airport(ICAO: KUIL)   [Map]   UIL   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Sekiu Airport   [Map]   11S   N   17 miles [27.4 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.

Victoria Intl.   (YYJ/CYYJ)   [Map]
        Website for Victoria International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Vancouver Intl.   (YVR/CYVR)   [Map]
        Website for Vancouver International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tofino Airport   (YAZ/CYAZ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Snohomish Co. Airport   (PAE/KPAE)   [Map]
        Website for Snohomish County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Quillayute Airport   (ICAO: KUIL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
William R. Fairchild Intl.   (CLM/KCLM)   [Map]
        Website for William R. Fairchild International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
King County Intl.   (BFI/KBFI)   [Map]
        Website for King County International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Seattle - Tacoma Intl.   (SEA/KSEA)   [Map]
        Website for Seattle - Tacoma International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Portland Intl.   (PDX/KPDX)   [Map]
        Website for Portland International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
        Website for Kelowna International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Friday Hbr. Airport   (FRD/KFHR)   [Map]
        Website for Friday Harbor Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nanaimo Airport   (YCD/CYCD)   [Map]
        Website for Nanaimo Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Orcas Island Airport   (ESD/KORS)   [Map]
        Website for Orcas Island Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

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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 Shuwah.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shuwah. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.0212, Longitude: -124.3866     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shuwah 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 Shuwah), 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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