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Ambrose, California
(Modoc County)

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The location of Ambrose

Welcome to Ambrose ...

Ambrose is located in Modoc County.

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

Ambrose is 4,970 feet [1,515 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Ambrose is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Ambrose is located in the (530) area code.

Communities near Ambrose ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Ambrose and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Adin   [Map]   ---   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Alturas   [Map]   2,540   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Bieber   [Map]   ---   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Canby   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lookout Junction   [Map]   ---   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lookout   [Map]   ---   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Ambrose ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two California communities named Ambrose: This one is located in Modoc County and the other is located in Contra Costa County.

Beyond California, there are 11 communities that are also named Ambrose - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania and Texas.

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

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 Ambrose. 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 Ambrose. 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 Ambrose.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ambrose ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of California

About Modoc County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ambrose. 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 Ambrose - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ambrose) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ambrose. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5018, Longitude: -120.9814     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ambrose 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 Ambrose.

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