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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to South Aberdeen.

This page contains six sections:

Around South Aberdeen ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Olympia. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the east of South Aberdeen. Olympia has a population of 51,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Lacey. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the east of South Aberdeen and has a population of 49,700 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 South Aberdeen and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Aberdeen   [Map]   16,462   NW   Less than 2 miles
Centralia   [Map]   17,216   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Chehalis   [Map]   7,533   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Elma   [Map]   3,092   E   18 miles [29 km]
Hoquiam   [Map]   8,500   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
McCleary   [Map]   1,691   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Montesano   [Map]   3,963   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Napavine   [Map]   1,893   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Ocean Shores   [Map]   5,927   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Raymond   [Map]   2,920   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Shelton   [Map]   10,146   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
South Bend   [Map]   1,651   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Tenino   [Map]   1,830   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Tumwater   [Map]   22,973   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Westport   [Map]   2,051   W   15 miles [24.1 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Aberdeen Gardens   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Bay City   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Brady   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Central Park   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Cohassett Beach   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Copalis Crossing   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cosmopolis   [Map]   1,624   SE   Less than 2 miles
Gray Gables   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Grays Harbor City   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Junction City   [Map]   ---   E   Less than 2 miles
Laidlow   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Markham   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Melbourne   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
North Aberdeen   [Map]   ---   N   Less than 2 miles
Satsop   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Grays Harbor County ...

South Aberdeen is located in Grays Harbor County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Grays Harbor County: Jefferson, Lewis, Mason, Pacific & Thurston. The western boundary of the county is on the Pacific Ocean.

Curious and Interesting Names Near South Aberdeen ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bowerman Airport(ICAO: KHQM)   [Map]   HQM   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Westport Airport   [Map]   14S   WSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ocean Shores Muni.   [Map]   W04   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Elma Muni.   [Map]   4W8   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Copalis State Airport   [Map]   S16   WNW   20 miles [32.2 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 South Aberdeen.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from South Aberdeen. 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
Seattle - Tacoma Intl. (SEA/KSEA)   [Map]   SEA   ENE   77 miles [123.9 km]
King County Intl. (BFI/KBFI)   [Map]   BFI   ENE   80 miles [128.7 km]
Portland Intl. (PDX/KPDX)   [Map]   PDX   SSE   111 miles [178.6 km]
Victoria Intl. (YYJ/CYYJ)   [Map]   CYYJ   N   117 miles [188.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Snohomish Co. Airport (PAE/KPAE)   [Map]   PAE   NE   96 miles [154.5 km]
Portland - Hillsboro Airport (HIO/KHIO)   [Map]   HIO   SSE   106 miles [170.6 km]
Friday Hbr. Airport (FRD/KFHR)   [Map]   FHR   NNE   113 miles [181.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bowerman Airport(ICAO: KHQM)   [Map]   HQM   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Westport Airport   [Map]   14S   WSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ocean Shores Muni.   [Map]   W04   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Elma Muni.   [Map]   4W8   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Copalis State Airport   [Map]   S16   WNW   20 miles [32.2 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.

Seattle - Tacoma Intl.   (SEA/KSEA)   [Map]
        Website for Seattle - Tacoma 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
 
Sanderson Fld.   (SHN/KSHN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Olympia Muni.   (OLM/KOLM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Chehalis - Centralia Airport   (ICAO: KCLS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Astoria Rgnl.   (ICAO: KAST)   [Map]
        Website for Astoria Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Lewis Co. Airport   (ICAO: KTDO)   [Map]
        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
 
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
 
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
        Website for Kelowna International Airport
        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
 
Portland - Hillsboro Airport   (HIO/KHIO)   [Map]
        Website for Portland - Hillsboro 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
 
Bowerman Airport   (ICAO: KHQM)   [Map]
        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 South Aberdeen. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Grays Harbor County: www.co.grays-harbor.wa.us/

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 South Aberdeen.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Aberdeen. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.9687, Longitude: -123.8027     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for South Aberdeen 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 South Aberdeen), 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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