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Welcome to Canby ...

Canby is located in Modoc County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Canby, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

Canby is 4,310 feet [1,314 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Canby is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Canby lies within the (530) area code.

The ZIP code for Canby: 96015<3>

Communities Also Named Canby ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 8 communities that are also named Canby - they are located in Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Washington.

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

Communities near Canby ...

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

  • Alturas
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alturas
    • Alturas is located in Modoc County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,542 people
    • Former name for Alturas:
    • Dorrisville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alturas <4>
  • Adin
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
  • McArthur
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McArthur have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McArthur
    • McArthur is located in Modoc County
  • Lookout
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the southwest)
  • Lookout Junction
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lookout Junction
    • Lookout Junction is located in Modoc County
  • Likely
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the southeast)
  • Bieber
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bieber
    • Bieber is located in Lassen County
  • Pumpkin Center
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the southwest)
  • Tionesta
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tionesta have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tionesta
    • Tionesta is located in Modoc County
  • Cantrall Mill ‑ Historic
    (29 miles [46.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cantrall Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cantrall Mill
    • Cantrall Mill is located in Modoc 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 Canby. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Canby.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Canby ...

Looking for more information about Canby? 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 Canby, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Canby.

Adding Canby to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Canby in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Canby was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Canby.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Modoc, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Canby - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Canby). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Canby or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.


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