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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Straight Point.

This page contains six sections:

Around Straight Point ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Camas. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the west of Straight Point. Camas has a population of 23,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Troutdale (OR). It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the west of Straight Point and has a population of 16,600 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 from Straight Point and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Cascade Locks (OR)   [Map]   1,166   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
City of The Dalles (OR)   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
The Dalles (OR)   [Map]   15,646   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Dufur (OR)   [Map]   638   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hood River (OR)   [Map]   7,686   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mosier (OR)   [Map]   458   S   Less than 2 miles
Sandy (OR)   [Map]   11,149   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Wood Village (OR)   [Map]   4,040   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Bingen   [Map]   729   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Goldendale   [Map]   3,485   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
North Bonneville   [Map]   999   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Stevenson   [Map]   1,555   W   23 miles [37 km]
Washougal   [Map]   15,711   W   46 miles [74 km]
White Salmon   [Map]   2,552   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Yacolt   [Map]   1,735   W   50 miles [80.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Celilo Village (OR)   [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Chenoweth (OR)   [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Odell (OR)   [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Parkdale (OR)   [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pine Grove (OR)   [Map]     SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Rowena (OR)   [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Appleton   [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Carson   [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Dallesport   [Map]     SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hood   [Map]     W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Husum   [Map]     NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Klickitat   [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lyle   [Map]     E   5 miles [8 km]
Underwood   [Map]     W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Wahkiacus   [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Klickitat County ...

Straight Point 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 Straight Point ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Ken Jernstedt Airfield(ICAO: K4S2)   [Map]   4S2   WSW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Columbia Gorge Rgnl. (DLS/KDLS)   [Map]   DLS   ESE   12 miles [19.3 km]
The Dalles Muni.   [Map]   ---   ESE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Goldendale Airport   [Map]   S20   ENE   28 miles [45.1 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 Straight Point.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Straight Point. 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   58 miles [93.3 km]
Seattle - Tacoma Intl. (SEA/KSEA)   [Map]   SEA   NNW   128 miles [206 km]
King County Intl. (BFI/KBFI)   [Map]   BFI   NNW   133 miles [214 km]
Victoria Intl. (YYJ/CYYJ)   [Map]   CYYJ   NNW   224 miles [360.5 km]
Spokane Intl. (GEG/KGEG)   [Map]   GEG   NE   226 miles [363.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Yakima Air Terminal Airport (YKM/KYKM)   [Map]   YKM   NNE   72 miles [115.9 km]
Portland - Hillsboro Airport (HIO/KHIO)   [Map]   HIO   W   75 miles [120.7 km]
Roberts Fld.(RDM/KRDM)   [Map]   RDM   S   100 miles [160.9 km]
Tri-Cities Airport (PSC/KPSC)   [Map]   PSC   ENE   116 miles [186.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Ken Jernstedt Airfield(ICAO: K4S2)   [Map]   4S2   WSW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Columbia Gorge Rgnl. (DLS/KDLS)   [Map]   DLS   ESE   12 miles [19.3 km]
The Dalles Muni.   [Map]   ---   ESE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Goldendale Airport   [Map]   S20   ENE   28 miles [45.1 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
 
Ken Jernstedt Airfield   (ICAO: K4S2)   [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
 
Portland - Troutdale Airport   (TTD/KTTD)   [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
 
Victoria Intl.   (YYJ/CYYJ)   [Map]
        Website for Victoria 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
 
Vancouver Intl.   (YVR/CYVR)   [Map]
        Website for Vancouver International 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
 
Portland - Hillsboro Airport   (HIO/KHIO)   [Map]
        Website for Portland - Hillsboro Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Roberts Fld.   (RDM/KRDM)   [Map]
        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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



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About Klickitat County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Straight Point. 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 Straight Point.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Straight Point. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6973, Longitude: -121.3959     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Straight Point 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 Straight Point), 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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