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Almanor, California

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The location of Almanor

Welcome to Almanor ...

Almanor is located in Plumas County.

The location of Almanor has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Almanor is 4,610 feet [1,405 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Almanor is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Almanor lies within the (530) area code.

The ZIP code for Almanor: 95947<3>

Communities near Almanor ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Almanor and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   DirDistance
Caribou   [Map]     SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
East Shore   [Map]     N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Greenville   [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hamilton Branch   [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lake Almanor Country Club   [Map]     NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lake Almanor Peninsula   [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

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 Almanor. 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 Almanor. 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 Almanor.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Almanor ...

Looking for more information about Almanor? 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.

Looking for more information about Almanor? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Almanor, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Almanor.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Almanor - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Almanor). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Almanor or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Almanor) 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 Almanor. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Almanor

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Almanor. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1746, Longitude: -121.0730     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Almanor have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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