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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

Adin is located in the (530) area code.

The ZIP code for Adin: 96006<3>

Communities near Adin ...

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

  • Lookout
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
  • Pumpkin Center
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Bieber
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bieber
    • Bieber is located in Lassen County
  • Nubieber
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Lookout Junction
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lookout Junction
    • Lookout Junction is located in Modoc County
  • Canby
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
  • Pittville
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittville
    • Pittville is located in Lassen County
  • Likely
    (23 miles [37 km] to the east)
  • McArthur
    (23 miles [37 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McArthur have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McArthur
    • McArthur is located in Modoc County
  • McArthur
    (25 miles [40.2 km] to the southwest)

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Adin was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Adin post office opened in 1876.

We also found Adin in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Adin.

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

The official website for State of California:

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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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