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Apollo, California

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Welcome to Apollo ...

Apollo is located in San Bernardino County<1>.

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

Apollo is 3,140 feet [957 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Apollo is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Communities Also Named Apollo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Apollo - they are located in Georgia, Pennsylvania (2) and Quebec.

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

Communities near Apollo ...

We have created a list of 8 communities that are near Apollo.

  • Fort Irwin [San Bernardino County]
  • Copper City [San Bernardino County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Copper City
    • Copper City [San Bernardino County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Apollo
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Copper City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Copper City
  • Yermo [San Bernardino County]
  • Barstow [San Bernardino County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barstow
    • Barstow [San Bernardino County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<4> to the south of Apollo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,581 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barstow
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barstow<5>
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Daggett [San Bernardino County]
    • Hinkley [San Bernardino County]
    • Newberry Springs [San Bernardino County]
    • Trona [San Bernardino County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Apollo. 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 Apollo.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Apollo ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About San Bernardino County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including San Bernardino, 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 Apollo - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Apollo) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Apollo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3416, Longitude: -116.8745       In this case, the coordinates for Apollo 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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