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Ahwahnee, California

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Welcome to Ahwahnee ...

Ahwahnee is located in Madera County<1>.

Ahwahnee is 2,320 feet [707 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Ahwahnee is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Ahwahnee: (559)

The ZIP code for Ahwahnee: 93601<3>

Communities near Ahwahnee ...

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

  • Oakhurst [Madera County]
  • Yosemite Forks [Madera County]
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    • Yosemite Forks [Madera County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Ahwahnee
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  • Coarsegold [Madera County]
  • Fish Camp [Mariposa County]
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    • Fish Camp [Mariposa County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Ahwahnee
    • Former name for Fish Camp:
    • Summerdale
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fish Camp<5>
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    • Bass Lake [Madera County]
    • The Pines [Madera County]
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      • The Pines [Madera County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Ahwahnee
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    • Bootjack [Mariposa County]
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      • Bootjack [Mariposa County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Ahwahnee
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    • Darrah [Mariposa County]
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      • Darrah [Mariposa County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Ahwahnee
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    • Wishon [Madera County]
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      • Wishon [Madera County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Ahwahnee
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    • Wawona [Mariposa 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 Ahwahnee. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ahwahnee.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ahwahnee. 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 Ahwahnee.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ahwahnee. See our Newspapers Page for Ahwahnee.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ahwahnee ...

Looking for more information about Ahwahnee? 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 Ahwahnee, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ahwahnee.

Adding Ahwahnee to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ahwahnee 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 Ahwahnee was on a map titled Road Map for California (from Shell Oil, 1956).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Madera, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ahwahnee - 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 Ahwahnee). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ahwahnee 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ahwahnee) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ahwahnee. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AhwahneeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ahwahnee. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3691, Longitude: -119.7253    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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