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Welcome to Crescent Mills ...

Crescent Mills is located in Plumas County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Crescent Mills: Crescent Mls. (or less commonly used: Crescent Mlls.)

Crescent Mills is 3,520 feet [1,073 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Crescent Mills is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Crescent Mills: (530)

The ZIP code for Crescent Mills: 95934<3>

Communities Also Named Crescent Mills ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Crescent Mills - it's located in Massachusetts.

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

Communities near Crescent Mills ...

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

  • Taylorsville (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
  • Keddie (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keddie
    • Keddie lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Crescent Mills and is located in Plumas County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keddie
  • Paxton (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paxton
    • Paxton lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Crescent Mills and is located in Plumas County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paxton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paxton
  • Quincy Junction (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quincy Junction
    • Quincy Junction lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Crescent Mills and is located in Plumas County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quincy Junction
  • Seneca (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seneca
    • Seneca was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Crescent Mills and is located in Plumas County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seneca have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Almanor (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Almanor
    • Almanor lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Crescent Mills and is located in Plumas County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Almanor have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Almanor
  • Canyondam (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Twain (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
  • East Quincy (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Quincy
    • East Quincy lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Crescent Mills and is located in Plumas County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Quincy
  • Quincy (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Crescent Mills ...

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

Adding Crescent Mills to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Crescent Mills 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 Crescent Mills was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Crescent Mills on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for California (1956).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Crescent Mills

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

The official website for Plumas County: www.countyofplumas.com/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Plumas, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Crescent Mills - 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 Crescent Mills). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Crescent Mills 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Crescent Mills) 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 Crescent Mills. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Crescent MillsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crescent Mills. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0970, Longitude: -120.9108    
<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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