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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Starr ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Wenatchee. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the southwest of Starr. Wenatchee has a population of 34,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is East Wenatchee. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the southwest of Starr and has a population of 14,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Starr and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Brewster   [Map]   2,343   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   2,555   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cashmere   [Map]   3,153   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Chelan   [Map]   4,146   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Coulee Dam   [Map]   1,079   E   41 miles [66 km]
Electric City   [Map]   1,001   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Entiat   [Map]   1,223   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Ephrata   [Map]   8,017   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Grand Coulee   [Map]   1,042   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Leavenworth   [Map]   1,995   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Okanogan   [Map]   2,571   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Omak   [Map]   4,787   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Rock Island   [Map]   1,015   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Soap Lake   [Map]   1,579   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Waterville   [Map]   1,198   S   25 miles [40.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Ardenvoir   [Map]   ---   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Beebe   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Carlton   [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Chelan Falls   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Granite Falls   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Malott   [Map]   ---   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Mansfield   [Map]   339   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Manson   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Methow   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Monse   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
North Omak   [Map]   ---   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Orondo   [Map]   ---   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Osborne Corner   [Map]   ---   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Pateros   [Map]   701   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Twisp   [Map]   956   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]

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

Okanogan County ...

Starr is located in Okanogan County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Okanogan County: Chelan, Douglas, Ferry, Grant, Lincoln, Skagit & Whatcom. The Canadian Province of British Columbia lies to the north.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Starr ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Chelan Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lake Chelan Airport   [Map]   S10   SSW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Anderson Fld.   [Map]   S97   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Twisp Muni.   [Map]   2S0   NNW   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 Starr.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Starr. 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
Spokane Intl. (GEG/KGEG)   [Map]   GEG   ESE   111 miles [178.6 km]
King County Intl. (BFI/KBFI)   [Map]   BFI   WSW   116 miles [186.7 km]
Seattle - Tacoma Intl. (SEA/KSEA)   [Map]   SEA   WSW   119 miles [191.5 km]
Kelowna Intl. (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   CYLW   N   137 miles [220.5 km]
Victoria Intl. (YYJ/CYYJ)   [Map]   CYYJ   WNW   168 miles [270.4 km]
Vancouver Intl. (YVR/CYVR)   [Map]   CYVR   WNW   172 miles [276.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Pangborn Meml. (EAT/KEAT)   [Map]   EAT   SSW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Grant County Intl. (MWH/KMWH)   [Map]   MWH   SSE   60 miles [96.6 km]
Penticton Rgnl. (YYF/CYYF)   [Map]   CYYF   N   102 miles [164.2 km]
Yakima Air Terminal Airport (YKM/KYKM)   [Map]   YKM   SSW   103 miles [165.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Chelan Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lake Chelan Airport   [Map]   S10   SSW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Anderson Fld.   [Map]   S97   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Twisp Muni.   [Map]   2S0   NNW   26 miles [41.8 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.

Spokane Intl.   (GEG/KGEG)   [Map]
        Website for Spokane 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
 
Snohomish Co. Airport   (PAE/KPAE)   [Map]
        Website for Snohomish County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Omak Airport   (ICAO: KOMK)   [Map]
        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
 
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
        Website for Kelowna 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
 
Pangborn Meml.   (EAT/KEAT)   [Map]
        Website for Pangborn Memorial Airport
        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
 
Penticton Rgnl.   (YYF/CYYF)   [Map]
        Website for Penticton Regional 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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Okanogan County: www.okanogancounty.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 Starr.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Starr. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.9951, Longitude: -119.8795     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Starr 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 Starr), 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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