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Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Tahuya ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Seattle. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the northeast of Tahuya. Seattle has a population of 725,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tacoma. It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the east of Tahuya and has a population of 213,000 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 Tahuya and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Auburn   [Map]   80,776   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Bellevue   [Map]   144,444   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Bothell   [Map]   45,533   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Burien   [Map]   51,671   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Edmonds   [Map]   42,209   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Federal Way   [Map]   96,690   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Kent   [Map]   128,458   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Kirkland   [Map]   88,630   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Lacey   [Map]   49,748   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Lakewood   [Map]   60,296   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Olympia   [Map]   51,609   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Redmond   [Map]   64,291   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Renton   [Map]   101,379   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Sammamish   [Map]   64,548   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Shoreline   [Map]   56,189   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Allyn   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bayshore   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Belfair   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Grapeview   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Herron Island   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Holly   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Home   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hoodsport   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lakebay   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lilliwaup   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mohrweis   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Potlatch   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Shelton   [Map]   10,146   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Skokomish   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Vaughn   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Mason County ...

Tahuya 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 Tahuya ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tahuya ...

Looking for more information about Tahuya? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Tahuya, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Tahuya.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Washington Statewide Tourism
    Tahuya Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Tahuya


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 Tahuya ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Sanderson Fld.(SHN/KSHN)   [Map]   SHN   SSW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bremerton National Airport(PWT/KPWT)   [Map]   PWT   ENE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Tacoma Narrows Airport(ICAO: KTIW)   [Map]   TIW   ESE   23 miles [37 km]
Vashon Muni.   [Map]   2S1   ENE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Olympia Muni.(OLM/KOLM)   [Map]   OLM   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Elma Muni.   [Map]   4W8   SW   31 miles [49.9 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 Tahuya.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Tahuya. 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   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
King County Intl. (BFI/KBFI)   [Map]   BFI   ENE   36 miles [57.9 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   51 miles [82.1 km]
Friday Hbr. Airport (FRD/KFHR)   [Map]   FHR   N   79 miles [127.1 km]
Orcas Island Airport (ESD/KORS)   [Map]   ORS   N   92 miles [148.1 km]
Bellingham Intl. (BLI/KBLI)   [Map]   BLI   NNE   100 miles [160.9 km]
Abbotsford Intl. (YXX/CYXX)   [Map]   CYXX   NNE   118 miles [189.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Sanderson Fld.(SHN/KSHN)   [Map]   SHN   SSW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bremerton National Airport(PWT/KPWT)   [Map]   PWT   ENE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Tacoma Narrows Airport(ICAO: KTIW)   [Map]   TIW   ESE   23 miles [37 km]
Vashon Muni.   [Map]   2S1   ENE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Olympia Muni.(OLM/KOLM)   [Map]   OLM   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Elma Muni.   [Map]   4W8   SW   31 miles [49.9 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
 
Abbotsford Intl.   (YXX/CYXX)   [Map]
        Website for Abbotsford International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sanderson Fld.   (SHN/KSHN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bremerton National Airport   (PWT/KPWT)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tacoma Narrows Airport   (ICAO: KTIW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Olympia Muni.   (OLM/KOLM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pierce Co. Airport - Thun Fld.   (ICAO: KPLU)   [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
 
Renton Muni.   (ICAO: KRNT)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Chehalis - Centralia Airport   (ICAO: KCLS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bowerman Airport   (ICAO: KHQM)   [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
 
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
 
Orcas Island Airport   (ESD/KORS)   [Map]
        Website for Orcas Island Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bellingham Intl.   (BLI/KBLI)   [Map]
        Website for Bellingham International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Visit our Community Index for Washington

About Mason County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Tahuya. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tahuya

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tahuya. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.3718, Longitude: -123.0552     [Map].

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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 Tahuya), 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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