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Welcome to Armona ...

Armona is located in Kings County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Armona, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1887.

Armona is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Armona: (559)

The ZIP code for Armona: 93202<3>

Communities Also Named Armona ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two California communities named Armona: This one is located in Kings County and the other is located in Tulare County.

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

Communities near Armona ...

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

  • Hanford
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast)
  • Lemoore
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
  • Selma
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
  • Corcoran
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Kingsburg
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Home Garden
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Home Garden is located in Kings County
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Home Garden
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  • Hardwick
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Hardwick is located in Kings County
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hardwick
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Hardwick
  • Hub
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hub have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Hub is located in Kings County
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hub
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  • Laton
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
  • Stratford
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)

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 Armona. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Armona.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Armona ...

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

Adding Armona to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Armona in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Armona was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Armona post office opened in 1887.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Armona.

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

The official website for Kings County:

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Kings, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Armona - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Armona). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Armona or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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