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Adin, California

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Welcome to Adin ...

Adin is located in Modoc County<1>.

Adin was established in 1869.

Adin is 4,200 feet [1,280 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Adin is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Adin lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Adin: (530)

The ZIP code for Adin: 96006<3>

Communities near Adin ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Adin.

  • Lookout [Modoc County]
  • Pumpkin Center [Lassen County]
  • Bieber [Lassen County]
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    • Bieber [Lassen County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Adin
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  • Nubieber [Lassen County]
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    • Lookout Junction [Modoc County]
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      • Lookout Junction [Modoc County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Adin
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    • Canby [Modoc County]
    • Pittville [Lassen County]
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      • Pittville [Lassen County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Adin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Likely [Modoc County]
    • McArthur [Modoc County]
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      • McArthur [Modoc County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the northeast of Adin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McArthur have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McArthur
    • McArthur [Shasta County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Adin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Adin.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Adin. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Adin.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Adin. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Adin.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Adin ...

Looking for more information about Adin? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Adin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Adin.

Adding Adin to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Adin in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Adin was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Adin on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Adin

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Modoc, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Adin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Adin). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Adin or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Adin) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Adin. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AdinOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1953, Longitude: -120.9442    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






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