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The location of Alpine Meadows









Welcome to Alpine Meadows ...

Alpine Meadows is located in Placer County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Alpine Meadows: Alpine Mdws.

Alpine Meadows is 6,470 feet [1,972 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Alpine Meadows is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

Communities near Alpine Meadows ...

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 driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Carnelian Bay   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Dollar Point   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Donner Lake   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Homewood   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lake Forest   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Soda Springs   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Alpine Meadows ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Alpine Meadows - they are located in British Columbia and Utah.

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

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 Alpine Meadows. 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 Alpine Meadows. 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 Alpine Meadows.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alpine Meadows ...

Looking for more information about Alpine Meadows? 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 Alpine Meadows? 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 Alpine Meadows, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alpine Meadows.

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About Placer County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Placer County: www.placer.ca.gov/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

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 Alpine Meadows - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Alpine Meadows) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alpine Meadows. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1785, Longitude: -120.2277     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alpine Meadows have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Alpine Meadows.

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