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Arrowbear Lake, California

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Welcome to Arrowbear Lake ...

Arrowbear Lake is located in San Bernardino County.

A typical abbreviation for Arrowbear Lake: Arrowbear Lk.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Arrowbear Lake: The name Arrowbear is a portmanteau<1> and it reflects the fact that it's located between Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear Lake.

Arrowbear Lake is 6,080 feet [1,853 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Arrowbear Lake is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Arrowbear Lake: (909)

The ZIP code for Arrowbear Lake: 92382<3>

Communities near Arrowbear Lake ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Arrowbear Lake and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Calimesa   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Colton   [Map]   54,828   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Grand Terrace   [Map]   12,595   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hesperia   [Map]   94,859   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Highland   [Map]   55,342   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Loma Linda   [Map]   24,196   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

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 Arrowbear Lake. 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 Arrowbear Lake. 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 Arrowbear Lake.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arrowbear Lake ...

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

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 Arrowbear Lake. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for San Bernardino County:

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Footnotes ...

<1>A portmanteau (such as Arrowbear Lake) is the combination or contraction of two (or more) words, their sound and the meaning of those words to create a new word. For example, camera and recorder becomes camcorder.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arrowbear Lake - 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 Arrowbear Lake). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Arrowbear Lake 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Arrowbear Lake) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Arrowbear Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Arrowbear Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arrowbear Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2111, Longitude: -117.0835     [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 Arrowbear Lake.

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