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Big Pine, California

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The location of Big Pine

Welcome to Big Pine ...

Big Pine is located just east of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, west of the White Mountains and at the north end of Owens Valley.

Big Pine is located in Inyo County.

The community of Big Pine was named Bigpine before it was changed to Big Pine.

Big Pine is 3,980 feet [1,213 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Big Pine is ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Area codes for Big Pine: (760) and (442)<2>

The ZIP code for Big Pine: 93513<3>

Communities near Big Pine ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Aberdeen Station - Historic   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bigelow - Historic   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bishop   [Map]   3,760   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Elna - Historic   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Fish Springs   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Glacier Lodge - Historic   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Big Pine ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Big Pine - they are located in Delaware, Florida and North Carolina.

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

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 Big Pine. 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 Big Pine. 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 Big Pine.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Big Pine:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Big Pine ...

Looking for more information about Big Pine? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Big Pine, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Big Pine.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for California

About Inyo County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Inyo County:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Big Pine - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (442) is an overlay for area code (760).

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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 Big Pine). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Big Pine 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Big Pine) 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 Pine. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Big Pine

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Big Pine. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1649, Longitude: -118.2895     [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 Big Pine.

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