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Welcome to Belfast ...

Belfast is located in Lassen County<1>.

Belfast is 4,130 feet [1,259 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Belfast is about ¾ mile [or 1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Belfast is located in the (530) area code.

Communities Also Named Belfast ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two California communities named Belfast: This one is located in Lassen County and the other is located in San Bernardino County.

Beyond California, there are 26 communities that are also named Belfast - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Maine, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (4), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Washington.

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

Communities near Belfast ...

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

  • Susanville
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
  • Leavitt
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leavitt
    • Leavitt is located in Lassen County
  • Litchfield
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
  • Standish
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
  • Janesville
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
  • Karlo ‑ Historic
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Karlo have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Karlo
    • Karlo is located in Lassen County
    • Former name for Karlo:
    • Secret
  • Antelope ‑ Historic
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Antelope. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Antelope
    • Antelope is located in Lassen County
  • Wendel
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Horse Lake ‑ Historic
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horse Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horse Lake
    • Horse Lake is located in Lassen County
  • Milford
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Belfast ...

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

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

The official website for Lassen County:

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Lassen, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Belfast - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.


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