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Algoma, California

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The location of Algoma

Welcome to Algoma ...

So far, we have found very little information about Algoma. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Algoma to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Algoma, please Contact Us.

Algoma would have been located within present day Siskiyou County.

We aren't confident of the location of Algoma, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>

Time Zone: The area where Algoma was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Algoma once stood is in the (530) area code.

Communities near Algoma ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Alfa - Historic   [Map]   ---   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Big Bend   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Castle Crags - Historic   [Map]   ---   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Cayton   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Dana   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dunsmuir   [Map]   1,580   W   20 miles [32.2 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Algoma.

Communities Also Named Algoma ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Algoma - they are located in Idaho (2), Mississippi, Ontario, Oregon, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Algoma.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Algoma. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Algoma. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Algoma.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Algoma:

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of California

About Siskiyou County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Siskiyou County:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Algoma, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Algoma) 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 Algoma. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Algoma

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Algoma. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2564, Longitude: -121.8832     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Algoma.

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