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Welcome to Angels Camp ...

Although we found mention of Angels Camp during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Angels Camp was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

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


Angels Camp was incorporated January 24, 1912.

Angels Camp is 1,370 feet [418 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Angels Camp might be (or was) located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

We believe that Angels Camp would be found within the (209) area code.

The ZIP code for Angels Camp: 95222<3>

Communities near Angels Camp ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Angels Camp and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Carmen City   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cave City   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Columbia Village   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Columbia   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Copperopolis   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Douglas Flat   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]

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

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 Angels Camp. 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 Angels Camp. 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 Angels Camp.

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

Websites for Angels Camp ...

Official Website: www.angelscamp.gov/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Angels Camp ...

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

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The official website for Angels Camp: www.angelscamp.gov/

The official website for Calaveras County: www.co.calaveras.ca.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Angels Camp and then turned east". While Angels Camp could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Angels Camp as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Angels Camp could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Angels Camp - 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 Angels Camp). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Angels Camp 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Angels Camp) 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 Angels Camp. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Angels Camp

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Angels Camp. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0683, Longitude: -120.5391     [Map].

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Angels Camp.

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