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Welcome to Cedarville ...

Cedarville is located in Modoc County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Cedarville, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1869.

Cedarville is 4,650 feet [1,417 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Cedarville is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Cedarville is within the boundaries of the (530) area code.

The ZIP code for Cedarville: 96104<3>

Communities Also Named Cedarville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 32 communities that are also named Cedarville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey (2), New Mexico, New York, Ohio (2), Ontario (2), Pennsylvania, Quebec, Virginia (2), Washington (3), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Cedarville ...

We have created a list of 8 communities that are near Cedarville.

  • Alturas
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • 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>
  • Lake City
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
  • Eagleville
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
  • Cantrall Mill ‑ Historic
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • 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
  • Davis Creek
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Fort Bidwell
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the north)
  • McArthur
    (23 miles [37 km] to the southwest)
    • 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
  • Likely
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the southwest)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cedarville ...

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

Adding Cedarville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Cedarville 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 Cedarville was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Cedarville post office opened in 1869.

We also found Cedarville in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Cedarville.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cedarville. 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 Cedarville - 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 Cedarville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cedarville 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.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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