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Asphalt Mines, California

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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.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Asphalt Mines is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The location where Asphalt Mines once stood is in the (805) area code.

Communities near Asphalt Mines ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Arroyo Grande   [Map]   18,097   S   5 miles [8 km]
Fairoaks   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Grover Beach   [Map]   13,641   S   5 miles [8 km]
Guadalupe   [Map]   7,321   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Morro Bay   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pismo Beach   [Map]   8,198   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Asphalt Mines. We make it easy to see an overhead 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:

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Asphalt Mines no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for San Luis Obispo County: www.co.slo.ca.us/

The official website for State of California: www.state.ca.us/

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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Asphalt Mines - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Asphalt Mines. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Asphalt Mines) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Asphalt Mines. The point that we are using 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).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Asphalt Mines.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Asphalt Mines.