Where is Oroville?



Oroville is positioned off of Highway 70 and is in close proximity to Highway 99, which connects Butte County with Interstate 5, which travels the length of California. Oroville is approximately 65 miles north of Sacramento, the California State Capitol. Oroville is a good 2.5 hours from the San Francisco Bay Area and Reno.

The following table demonstrates how readily accessible Oroville is from the following major metropolitan cities:

Where Mileage Travel Time
Chico 24 miles 25 minutes
Sacramento 66 miles 1 hour
San Francisco 152 miles 2.5 hours
San Jose 185 miles 3 hours
Stockton 117 miles 2 hours
Redding 73 miles 1.2 hours
South Lake Tahoe 173 miles 3 hours
Portland, OR 513 miles 8 hours
Reno, NV 140 miles 2.5 hours
Los Angeles 453 miles 7 hours



  1. Sacramento International Airport is located 60 miles south of Oroville just outside of the City of Sacramento.  The Sacramento International Airport (SMF) is the gateway to Northern California destinations and major cities across the U.S., and the world. Service is available by 14 major carriers and one commuter airline.  SMF is open 24-hours a day, 365 days a year.
  2.  San Francisco International Airport is three hours away, and is located just outside the City of San Francisco.  The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is the “gateway to the Pacific.” It is a world-class airport serving tens of millions of domestic and international passengers annually.  SFO is open 24-hours a day, 365 days a year.
  3. Oroville Municipal Airport is located a couple of miles away from downtown Oroville.  It is adjacent to the City owned Table Mountain 18-hole Golf Course and club house.  The airport accommodates private planes, charter flights and private jets.