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Big Meadow, California

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Welcome to Big Meadow ...

Big Meadow is located in Calaveras County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Big Meadow: Big Mdw.

Big Meadow is 6,550 feet [1,996 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Big Meadow is 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Big Meadow: (209)

Communities Also Named Big Meadow ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Big Meadow - it's located in Alberta.

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

Communities near Big Meadow ...

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

  • Bear Valley [Alpine County]
  • Lake Alpine [Alpine County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Alpine
    • Lake Alpine [Alpine County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Big Meadow
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Alpine
  • Big Trees Village [Calaveras County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Trees Village
    • Big Trees Village [Calaveras County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Big Meadow
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  • Camp Connell [Calaveras County]
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    • Dorrington [Calaveras County]
    • Big Trees [Calaveras County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Trees
      • Big Trees [Calaveras County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Big Meadow
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    • Arnold [Calaveras County]
    • Dardanelle [Tuolumne County]
    • Pinebrook [Calaveras County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinebrook
      • Pinebrook [Calaveras County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Big Meadow
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinebrook
    • Pinecrest [Tuolumne County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Big Meadow ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Calaveras, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Big Meadow - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Big Meadow) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Big Meadow. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Big MeadowOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Big Meadow. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4149, Longitude: -120.1147    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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