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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Sixprong ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Kennewick. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the northeast of Sixprong. Kennewick has a population of 81,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Richland. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the northeast of Sixprong and has a population of 56,200 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 Sixprong and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Boardman (OR)   [Map]   3,329   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hermiston (OR)   [Map]   17,428   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Stanfield (OR)   [Map]   2,081   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Umatilla (OR)   [Map]   7,132   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Benton City   [Map]   3,369   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Goldendale   [Map]   3,485   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Grandview   [Map]   11,129   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Granger   [Map]   3,772   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Mabton   [Map]   2,284   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Prosser   [Map]   6,264   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Sunnyside   [Map]   16,407   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Toppenish   [Map]   8,906   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Wapato   [Map]   5,049   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
West Richland   [Map]   14,596   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Zillah   [Map]   3,125   N   39 miles [62.8 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Arlington (OR)   [Map]   583   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ione (OR)   [Map]   325   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Irrigon (OR)   [Map]   1,783   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Lexington (OR)   [Map]   236   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Pine City (OR)   [Map]   ---   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Power City (OR)   [Map]   ---   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Bickleton   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bluelight   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Byron   [Map]   ---   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Outlook   [Map]   ---   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Paterson   [Map]   ---   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Plymouth   [Map]   ---   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Roosevelt   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Satus   [Map]   ---   N   29 miles [46.7 km]

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

Klickitat County ...

Sixprong is located in Klickitat County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Klickitat County: Gilliam (OR), Hood River (OR), Morrow (OR), Sherman (OR), Wasco (OR), Benton, Skamania & Yakima. The Columbia River runs along the southern border of the county.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sixprong ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Boardman Airport   [Map]   M50   ESE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Arlington Muni.   [Map]   1S8   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Prosser Airport   [Map]   S40   NNE   27 miles [43.5 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 Sixprong.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sixprong. 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
Portland Intl. (PDX/KPDX)   [Map]   PDX   W   124 miles [199.6 km]
Seattle - Tacoma Intl. (SEA/KSEA)   [Map]   SEA   NW   154 miles [247.8 km]
King County Intl. (BFI/KBFI)   [Map]   BFI   NW   157 miles [252.7 km]
Spokane Intl. (GEG/KGEG)   [Map]   GEG   NE   169 miles [272 km]
Boise Air Terminal (BOI/KBOI)   [Map]   BOI   SE   244 miles [392.7 km]
Victoria Intl. (YYJ/CYYJ)   [Map]   CYYJ   NW   249 miles [400.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tri-Cities Airport (PSC/KPSC)   [Map]   PSC   ENE   52 miles [83.7 km]
Yakima Air Terminal Airport (YKM/KYKM)   [Map]   YKM   NNW   54 miles [86.9 km]
Eastern Oregon Rgnl.(PDT/KPDT)   [Map]   PDT   E   58 miles [93.3 km]
Grant County Intl. (MWH/KMWH)   [Map]   MWH   NNE   99 miles [159.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Boardman Airport   [Map]   M50   ESE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Arlington Muni.   [Map]   1S8   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Prosser Airport   [Map]   S40   NNE   27 miles [43.5 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
 
Seattle - Tacoma Intl.   (SEA/KSEA)   [Map]
        Website for Seattle - Tacoma International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pangborn Meml.   (EAT/KEAT)   [Map]
        Website for Pangborn Memorial Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hermiston Muni.   (ICAO: KHRI)   [Map]
        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
 
Richland Airport   (RLD/KRLD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Columbia Gorge Rgnl.   (DLS/KDLS)   [Map]
        Website for Columbia Gorge Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Spokane Intl.   (GEG/KGEG)   [Map]
        Website for Spokane International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Boise Air Terminal   (BOI/KBOI)   [Map]
        Website for Boise Air Terminal
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Victoria Intl.   (YYJ/CYYJ)   [Map]
        Website for Victoria International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tri-Cities Airport   (PSC/KPSC)   [Map]
        Website for Tri-Cities Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Yakima Air Terminal Airport   (YKM/KYKM)   [Map]
        Website for Yakima Air Terminal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Eastern Oregon Rgnl.   (PDT/KPDT)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Grant County Intl.   (MWH/KMWH)   [Map]
        Website for Grant County International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Klickitat County: www.klickitatcounty.org/

The official website for State of Washington: www.access.wa.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sixprong. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.8574, Longitude: -120.0336     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sixprong 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 Sixprong), 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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