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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Tasker ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Yakima. It is located about 12 miles [19 km] to the southeast of Tasker. Yakima has a population of 93,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Ellensburg. It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the northeast of Tasker and has a population of 20,300 people.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Cle Elum   [Map]   1,993   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Grandview   [Map]   11,129   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Granger   [Map]   3,772   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Kittitas   [Map]   1,491   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Mabton   [Map]   2,284   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Mattawa   [Map]   4,556   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Moxee   [Map]   4,032   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Roslyn   [Map]   947   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Selah   [Map]   7,859   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Sunnyside   [Map]   16,407   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Tieton   [Map]   1,294   NW   Less than 2 miles
Toppenish   [Map]   8,906   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Union Gap   [Map]   6,161   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Wapato   [Map]   5,049   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Zillah   [Map]   3,125   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Ahtanum   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cowiche   [Map]   ---   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Eschbach   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Fruitvale   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gleed   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Gromore   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hillside Siding   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Naches   [Map]   827   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Parker   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
South Broadway   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Summitview   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Tampico   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Terrace Heights   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
West Valley   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Wiley City   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Yakima County ...

Tasker is located in Yakima County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Yakima County: Benton, Grant, Kittitas, Klickitat, Lewis, Pierce & Skamania. The Columbia River runs along the northeastern border of the county.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Tasker ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Tasker. 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 Tasker. 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, attractions 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 Tasker ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Yakima Air Terminal Airport  (YKM/KYKM)   [Map]   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Tieton State Airport (FAA ID: 4S6)   [Map]   WSW   18 miles [29 km]
Bowers Fld. (ICAO: KELN)   [Map]   NNE   25 miles [40.2 km]
De Vere Fld. (FAA ID: 2W1)   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Cle Elum Muni. (FAA ID: S93)   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Tasker.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Tasker. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Seattle - Tacoma Intl.  (SEA/KSEA)   [Map]   NW   90 miles [144.8 km]
King County Intl.  (BFI/KBFI)   [Map]   NW   93 miles [149.7 km]
Portland Intl.  (PDX/KPDX)   [Map]   SW   117 miles [188.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Yakima Air Terminal Airport  (YKM/KYKM)   [Map]   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pangborn Meml.  (EAT/KEAT)   [Map]   NNE   54 miles [86.9 km]
Grant County Intl.  (MWH/KMWH)   [Map]   ENE   75 miles [120.7 km]
Tri-Cities Airport  (PSC/KPSC)   [Map]   ESE   82 miles [132 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Tieton State Airport (FAA ID: 4S6)   [Map]   WSW   18 miles [29 km]
Bowers Fld. (ICAO: KELN)   [Map]   NNE   25 miles [40.2 km]
De Vere Fld. (FAA ID: 2W1)   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Cle Elum Muni. (FAA ID: S93)   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Easton State Airport (FAA ID: ESW)   [Map]   NNW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Ranger Creek State Airport (FAA ID: 21W)   [Map]   WNW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Sunnyside Muni. (FAA ID: 1S5)   [Map]   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Packwood Airport (FAA ID: 55S)   [Map]   W   44 miles [70.8 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.

Seattle - Tacoma Intl.   (SEA/KSEA)   [Map]
  Website for Seattle - Tacoma International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
King County Intl.   (BFI/KBFI)   [Map]
  Website for King County International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Snohomish Co. Airport   (PAE/KPAE)   [Map]
  Website for Snohomish County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Eastern Oregon Rgnl.   (PDT/KPDT)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bowers Fld.   (ICAO: KELN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Portland Intl.   (PDX/KPDX)   [Map]
  Website for Portland International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Spokane Intl.   (GEG/KGEG)   [Map]
  Website for Spokane International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Victoria Intl.   (YYJ/CYYJ)   [Map]
  Website for Victoria International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Vancouver Intl.   (YVR/CYVR)   [Map]
  Website for Vancouver International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Yakima Air Terminal Airport   (YKM/KYKM)   [Map]
  Website for Yakima Air Terminal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pangborn Meml.   (EAT/KEAT)   [Map]
  Website for Pangborn Memorial Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Grant County Intl.   (MWH/KMWH)   [Map]
  Website for Grant County International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tri-Cities Airport   (PSC/KPSC)   [Map]
  Website for Tri-Cities Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Washington

About Yakima County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Yakima County: www.pan.co.yakima.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: https://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 Tasker.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tasker. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.6957, Longitude: -120.7440     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tasker 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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Tasker), 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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