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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Wabash ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tacoma. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the northeast of Wabash. Tacoma has a population of 213,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Federal Way. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the northeast of Wabash and has a population of 96,700 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 and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Aberdeen   [Map]   16,462   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Auburn   [Map]   80,776   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Bonney Lake   [Map]   20,675   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Centralia   [Map]   17,216   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Edgewood   [Map]   11,213   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Fife   [Map]   10,154   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Kelso   [Map]   12,130   S   41 miles [66 km]
Lacey   [Map]   49,748   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Lakewood   [Map]   60,296   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Longview   [Map]   37,602   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Olympia   [Map]   51,609   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Puyallup   [Map]   41,001   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Shelton   [Map]   10,146   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Tumwater   [Map]   22,973   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
University Place   [Map]   33,401   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Adna   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bucoda   [Map]   583   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Chehalis Village   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Chehalis   [Map]   7,533   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Claquato   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Curtis   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
East Olympia   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fords Prairie   [Map]   ---   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Galvin   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Grand Mound   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Littlerock   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Napavine   [Map]   1,893   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Oakville   [Map]   684   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Rochester   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Tenino   [Map]   1,830   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Lewis County ...

Wabash is located in Lewis County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lewis County: Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, Wahkiakum & Yakima.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Wabash ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Chehalis - Centralia Airport(ICAO: KCLS)   [Map]   CLS   SSW   5 miles [8 km]
Olympia Muni.(OLM/KOLM)   [Map]   OLM   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
South Lewis Co. Airport(ICAO: KTDO)   [Map]   TDO   SSE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ethel Intl.   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Elma Muni.   [Map]   4W8   NW   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 Wabash.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Wabash. 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   NNE   56 miles [90.1 km]
King County Intl. (BFI/KBFI)   [Map]   BFI   NNE   61 miles [98.2 km]
Portland Intl. (PDX/KPDX)   [Map]   PDX   S   81 miles [130.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Portland - Hillsboro Airport (HIO/KHIO)   [Map]   HIO   S   83 miles [133.6 km]
Snohomish Co. Airport (PAE/KPAE)   [Map]   PAE   NNE   85 miles [136.8 km]
Yakima Air Terminal Airport (YKM/KYKM)   [Map]   YKM   E   113 miles [181.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Chehalis - Centralia Airport(ICAO: KCLS)   [Map]   CLS   SSW   5 miles [8 km]
Olympia Muni.(OLM/KOLM)   [Map]   OLM   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
South Lewis Co. Airport(ICAO: KTDO)   [Map]   TDO   SSE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ethel Intl.   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Elma Muni.   [Map]   4W8   NW   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.

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
 
Olympia Muni.   (OLM/KOLM)   [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
 
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
 
Kelso - Longview Airport   (ICAO: KKLS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bowerman Airport   (ICAO: KHQM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bremerton National Airport   (PWT/KPWT)   [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
 
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
 
Portland - Hillsboro Airport   (HIO/KHIO)   [Map]
        Website for Portland - Hillsboro 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
 
Chehalis - Centralia Airport   (ICAO: KCLS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lewis County: www.co.lewis.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 Wabash.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wabash. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.7479, Longitude: -122.9346     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wabash 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 Wabash), 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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