A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada

Asphalt Mines, California

Nearby Census Genealogy
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Other CA

The location of Asphalt Mines

Welcome to Asphalt Mines ...

So far, we have found very little information about Asphalt Mines. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

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

Asphalt Mines would have been located within present day San Luis Obispo County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Asphalt Mines is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Asphalt Mines was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Asphalt Mines still existed, it would have been in the (805) area code.

Communities near Asphalt Mines ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Asphalt Mines and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Arroyo Grande   [Map]   18,123   S   5 miles [8 km]
Fairoaks   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Grover Beach   [Map]   13,628   S   5 miles [8 km]
Guadalupe   [Map]   7,370   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Morro Bay   [Map]   10,635   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pismo Beach   [Map]   8,237   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]

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

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 Asphalt Mines. 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 Asphalt Mines. 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 Asphalt Mines.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Asphalt Mines:

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for California

About San Luis Obispo County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for San Luis Obispo County:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Asphalt Mines, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Asphalt Mines - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

- Return to Citation

<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- Asphalt Mines) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Asphalt Mines. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1936, Longitude: -120.6104     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Asphalt Mines have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation

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

- Return to Citation






Sitemap Privacy
of Use



Copyright 2018
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019