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Ansel, California

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Welcome to Ansel ...

Ansel is located in Kern County<1>.

The location of Ansel has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Ansel is 2,510 feet [765 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Ansel is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Communities Also Named Ansel ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Ansel - they are located in Colorado, Kentucky and South Carolina.

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

Communities near Ansel ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ansel.

  • Lancaster [Los Angeles County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lancaster
    • Lancaster [Los Angeles County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Ansel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 157,601 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lancaster<5>
  • California City [Kern County]
  • Gold Town [Kern County] - Historic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gold Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gold Town
    • Gold Town [Kern County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Ansel
  • Reefer City [Kern County] - Historic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reefer City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reefer City
    • Reefer City [Kern County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Ansel
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mojave [Kern County]
    • Antelope Acres [Los Angeles County]
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      • Antelope Acres [Los Angeles County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Ansel
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    • Edwards [Kern County]
    • Del Sur [Los Angeles County]
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      • Del Sur [Los Angeles County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Ansel
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    • Quartz Hill [Los Angeles County]
    • North Edwards [Kern County]
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      • North Edwards [Kern County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Ansel
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ansel. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ansel.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ansel. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Ansel.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ansel. See our Newspapers Page for Ansel.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ansel ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in California

About Kern County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Kern County:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Kern, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ansel - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Ansel) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ansel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9050, Longitude: -118.1542       In this case, the coordinates for Ansel have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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