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Canby, California

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Welcome to Canby ...

Canby is located in Modoc County<1>.

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>

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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Canby was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Canby on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Canby ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have 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 [Modoc County]
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    • Alturas [Modoc County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Canby
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,542 people
    • Former name for Alturas:
    • Dorrisville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alturas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alturas<5>
  • Adin [Modoc County]
  • McArthur [Modoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McArthur
    • McArthur [Modoc County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Canby
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McArthur have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McArthur
  • Lookout [Modoc County]
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    • Lookout Junction [Modoc County]
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      • Lookout Junction [Modoc County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Canby
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lookout Junction
    • Likely [Modoc County]
    • Bieber [Lassen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bieber
      • Bieber [Lassen County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the southwest of Canby
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bieber
    • Pumpkin Center [Lassen County]
    • Tionesta [Modoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tionesta
      • Tionesta [Modoc County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Canby
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tionesta have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tionesta
    • Cantrall Mill [Modoc County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cantrall Mill
      • Cantrall Mill [Modoc County] was located 29 miles [46.7 km]<4> to the east of Canby
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cantrall Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Modoc County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

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>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Canby) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Canby. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CanbyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Canby. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4453, Longitude: -120.8709    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






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