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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Stimson ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tacoma. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the east of Stimson. Tacoma has a population of 213,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Federal Way. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the east of Stimson and has a population of 96,700 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 Stimson and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Aberdeen   [Map]   16,462   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Auburn   [Map]   80,776   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Bainbridge Island   [Map]   24,522   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Bonney Lake   [Map]   20,675   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Bremerton   [Map]   41,041   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Burien   [Map]   51,671   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Centralia   [Map]   17,216   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Des Moines   [Map]   31,238   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Lacey   [Map]   49,748   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lakewood   [Map]   60,296   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Olympia   [Map]   51,609   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Puyallup   [Map]   41,001   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
SeaTac   [Map]   29,140   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Tumwater   [Map]   22,973   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
University Place   [Map]   33,401   E   33 miles [53.1 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bayshore   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Brady   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Deckerville   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Elma   [Map]   3,092   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Garden City   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Littlerock   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Malone   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Matlock   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
McCleary Junction   [Map]   ---   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
McCleary   [Map]   1,691   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Mohrweis   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Oakville   [Map]   684   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Satsop   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Shelton   [Map]   10,146   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Sine   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Mason County ...

Stimson is located in Mason County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Mason County: Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Kitsap, Pierce & Thurston. The eastern boundary of the county is on Pudget Sound.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Stimson ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Sanderson Fld.(SHN/KSHN)   [Map]   SHN   NNE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Elma Muni.   [Map]   4W8   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Olympia Muni.(OLM/KOLM)   [Map]   OLM   ESE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Chehalis - Centralia Airport(ICAO: KCLS)   [Map]   CLS   SSE   30 miles [48.3 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 Stimson.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Stimson. 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   49 miles [78.9 km]
King County Intl. (BFI/KBFI)   [Map]   BFI   NE   53 miles [85.3 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   71 miles [114.3 km]
Friday Hbr. Airport (FRD/KFHR)   [Map]   FHR   N   99 miles [159.3 km]
Portland - Hillsboro Airport (HIO/KHIO)   [Map]   HIO   S   107 miles [172.2 km]
Orcas Island Airport (ESD/KORS)   [Map]   ORS   N   112 miles [180.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Sanderson Fld.(SHN/KSHN)   [Map]   SHN   NNE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Elma Muni.   [Map]   4W8   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Olympia Muni.(OLM/KOLM)   [Map]   OLM   ESE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Chehalis - Centralia Airport(ICAO: KCLS)   [Map]   CLS   SSE   30 miles [48.3 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
 
Orcas Island Airport   (ESD/KORS)   [Map]
        Website for Orcas Island 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
 
Tacoma Narrows Airport   (ICAO: KTIW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bowerman Airport   (ICAO: KHQM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bremerton National Airport   (PWT/KPWT)   [Map]
        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
 
Pierce Co. Airport - Thun Fld.   (ICAO: KPLU)   [Map]
        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
 
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
 
Spokane Intl.   (GEG/KGEG)   [Map]
        Website for Spokane 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
 
Friday Hbr. Airport   (FRD/KFHR)   [Map]
        Website for Friday Harbor 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Washington

About Mason County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Mason County: www.co.mason.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 Stimson.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stimson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.0904, Longitude: -123.2318     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stimson 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 Stimson), 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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