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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Telma ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Wenatchee. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the southeast of Telma. Wenatchee has a population of 34,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is East Wenatchee. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the southeast of Telma and has a population of 14,000 people.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Brewster   [Map]   2,343   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Cashmere   [Map]   3,153   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Chelan   [Map]   4,146   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Cle Elum   [Map]   1,993   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Darrington   [Map]   1,406   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Entiat   [Map]   1,223   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Gold Bar   [Map]   2,301   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Leavenworth   [Map]   1,995   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Pateros   [Map]   701   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Rock Island   [Map]   1,015   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Roslyn   [Map]   947   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
South Cle Elum   [Map]   560   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Sultan   [Map]   5,130   W   46 miles [74 km]
Twisp   [Map]   956   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Waterville   [Map]   1,198   E   37 miles [59.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Ardenvoir   [Map]   ---   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Baring   [Map]   ---   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Dryden   [Map]   ---   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Granite Falls   [Map]   ---   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Grotto   [Map]   ---   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Holden   [Map]   ---   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Index   [Map]   205   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Manson   [Map]   ---   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Monitor   [Map]   ---   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Orondo   [Map]   ---   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Peshastin   [Map]   ---   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Plain   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Skykomish   [Map]   216   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Stehekin   [Map]   ---   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Sunnyslope   [Map]   ---   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]

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

Chelan County ...

Telma is located in Chelan County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Chelan County: Douglas, King, Kittitas, Okanogan, Skagit & Snohomish.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Telma ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Telma. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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 Telma ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lake Wenatchee State Airport   [Map]   27W   ESE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Skykomish State Airport   [Map]   S88   WSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cashmere - Dryden Airport   [Map]   8S2   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Stehekin State Airport   [Map]   6S9   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Chelan Muni.   [Map]   ---   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Lake Chelan Airport   [Map]   S10   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Pangborn Meml. (EAT/KEAT)   [Map]   EAT   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Easton State Airport   [Map]   ESW   SSW   44 miles [70.8 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 Telma.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Telma. 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
King County Intl. (BFI/KBFI)   [Map]   BFI   WSW   72 miles [115.9 km]
Seattle - Tacoma Intl. (SEA/KSEA)   [Map]   SEA   WSW   74 miles [119.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Pangborn Meml. (EAT/KEAT)   [Map]   EAT   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Snohomish Co. Airport (PAE/KPAE)   [Map]   PAE   W   68 miles [109.4 km]
Grant County Intl. (MWH/KMWH)   [Map]   MWH   ESE   82 miles [132 km]
Yakima Air Terminal Airport (YKM/KYKM)   [Map]   YKM   S   88 miles [141.6 km]
Bellingham Intl. (BLI/KBLI)   [Map]   BLI   NW   102 miles [164.2 km]
Abbotsford Intl. (YXX/CYXX)   [Map]   CYXX   NW   108 miles [173.8 km]
Friday Hbr. Airport (FRD/KFHR)   [Map]   FHR   WNW   111 miles [178.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lake Wenatchee State Airport   [Map]   27W   ESE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Skykomish State Airport   [Map]   S88   WSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cashmere - Dryden Airport   [Map]   8S2   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Stehekin State Airport   [Map]   6S9   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Chelan Muni.   [Map]   ---   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Lake Chelan Airport   [Map]   S10   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Easton State Airport   [Map]   ESW   SSW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Cle Elum Muni.   [Map]   S93   S   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.

King County Intl.   (BFI/KBFI)   [Map]
        Website for King County 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
 
Bellingham Intl.   (BLI/KBLI)   [Map]
        Website for Bellingham 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
 
Friday Hbr. Airport   (FRD/KFHR)   [Map]
        Website for Friday Harbor 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
 
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
 
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
        Website for Kelowna International 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
 
Snohomish Co. Airport   (PAE/KPAE)   [Map]
        Website for Snohomish County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Grant County Intl.   (MWH/KMWH)   [Map]
        Website for Grant County 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Washington

About Chelan County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Chelan County: www.co.chelan.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 Telma.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Telma. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.8432, Longitude: -120.8157     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Telma 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 Telma), 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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