Coalinga is a city in Fresno County in California's San Joaquin Valley. Most visitors to the town are travelers on Interstate 5 who make a stop at Harris Ranch, a business area that actually lies 13 miles northeast of the town.

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Interstate 5 bypasses Coalinga. State Routes 33 and 198 meet here and are merged for about 9 miles to the north. It is roughly halfway between Los Angeles and Sacramento/San Francisco, about 200 miles from all three cities.

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1 Harris Ranch Airport is an airstrip for brave pilots - the strip is only 30 feet wide, with crosswinds. Another general aviation airport in the area is the 2 New Coalinga Municipal Airport.

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  • King City - King city is located 58 miles west of Coalinga along Highway 198. While the town might just be a place to spend the night while driving along Highway 101 for most travelers, those who visit in early May can attend the Salinas Valley Fair, an event which offers a rodeo, livestock competitions, and a chance to experience the agricultural character of the area. The town is also home to the Monterey County Agricultural & Rural Life Museum, which offers a history of the area's agricultural development and the opportunity to tour a historic school house and rail depot.
Routes through Coalinga
SacramentoLos Banos  N   S  Kettleman CityLos Angeles
TracyFirebaugh ← Jct   E  N   S  McKittrickVentura
Jct N   S ← Jct N    W   E  LemooreVisalia


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