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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Tanwax ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Seattle. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the north of Tanwax. Seattle has a population of 725,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tacoma. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the northwest of Tanwax and has a population of 213,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Auburn   [Map]   80,776   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Bellevue   [Map]   144,444   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Bremerton   [Map]   41,041   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Burien   [Map]   51,671   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Federal Way   [Map]   96,690   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Issaquah   [Map]   37,487   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Kent   [Map]   128,458   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Kirkland   [Map]   88,630   N   46 miles [74 km]
Lacey   [Map]   49,748   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Lakewood   [Map]   60,296   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Olympia   [Map]   51,609   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Puyallup   [Map]   41,001   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Redmond   [Map]   64,291   N   46 miles [74 km]
Renton   [Map]   101,379   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Sammamish   [Map]   64,548   N   43 miles [69.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Alderton   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Carbonado   [Map]   701   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Clay City   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Eatonville   [Map]   2,991   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Elk Plain   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Frederickson   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Graham   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Kapowsin   [Map]   ---   SE   Less than 2 miles
McMillin   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Orting   [Map]   7,983   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Prairie Ridge   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
South Hill   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
South Prairie   [Map]   443   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Spanaway   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Wilkeson   [Map]   507   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Pierce County ...

Tanwax is located in Pierce County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Pierce County: King, Kitsap, Kittitas, Lewis, Mason, Thurston & Yakima. The northwestern boundary of the county is on Pudget Sound.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Tanwax ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Pierce Co. Airport - Thun Fld.(ICAO: KPLU)   [Map]   PLU   NNW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Auburn Muni.    [Map]   S50   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Tacoma Narrows Airport(ICAO: KTIW)   [Map]   TIW   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Seattle - Tacoma Intl. (SEA/KSEA)   [Map]   SEA   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Olympia Muni.(OLM/KOLM)   [Map]   OLM   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Vashon Muni.   [Map]   2S1   NNW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Ranger Creek State Airport   [Map]   21W   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Renton Muni.(ICAO: KRNT)   [Map]   RNT   N   33 miles [53.1 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 Tanwax.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Tanwax. 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   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
King County Intl. (BFI/KBFI)   [Map]   BFI   N   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   N   62 miles [99.8 km]
Yakima Air Terminal Airport (YKM/KYKM)   [Map]   YKM   ESE   85 miles [136.8 km]
Pangborn Meml. (EAT/KEAT)   [Map]   EAT   ENE   99 miles [159.3 km]
Portland - Hillsboro Airport (HIO/KHIO)   [Map]   HIO   SSW   106 miles [170.6 km]
Friday Hbr. Airport (FRD/KFHR)   [Map]   FHR   NNW   110 miles [177 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Pierce Co. Airport - Thun Fld.(ICAO: KPLU)   [Map]   PLU   NNW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Auburn Muni.    [Map]   S50   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Tacoma Narrows Airport(ICAO: KTIW)   [Map]   TIW   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Olympia Muni.(OLM/KOLM)   [Map]   OLM   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Vashon Muni.   [Map]   2S1   NNW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Ranger Creek State Airport   [Map]   21W   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Renton Muni.(ICAO: KRNT)   [Map]   RNT   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Boeing Fld.    [Map]   ---   N   36 miles [57.9 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
 
Friday Hbr. Airport   (FRD/KFHR)   [Map]
        Website for Friday Harbor 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
 
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
 
Renton Muni.   (ICAO: KRNT)   [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
 
Chehalis - Centralia Airport   (ICAO: KCLS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Lewis Co. Airport   (ICAO: KTDO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sanderson Fld.   (SHN/KSHN)   [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
 
Vancouver Intl.   (YVR/CYVR)   [Map]
        Website for Vancouver 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
 
Yakima Air Terminal Airport   (YKM/KYKM)   [Map]
        Website for Yakima Air Terminal 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
 
Portland - Hillsboro Airport   (HIO/KHIO)   [Map]
        Website for Portland - Hillsboro Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pierce County: www.co.pierce.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 Tanwax.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tanwax. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.0034, Longitude: -122.2434     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tanwax 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 Tanwax), 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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