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Welcome to Crest ...

Crest is located in Lassen County<1>.

The location of Crest has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Crest is 5,460 feet [1,664 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Crest is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Crest is within the (530) area code.

Communities Also Named Crest ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two California communities named Crest: This one is located in Lassen County and the other is located in San Diego County.

Beyond California, there are 12 communities that are also named Crest - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri, Ontario, Quebec, Texas, Virginia and Washington.

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

Communities near Crest ...

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

  • Ravendale
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
  • Antelope ‑ Historic
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Antelope. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Antelope
    • Antelope is located in Lassen County
  • Termo
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Termo
    • Termo is located in Lassen County
  • Karlo ‑ Historic
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Karlo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Karlo
    • Karlo is located in Lassen County
    • Former name for Karlo:
    • Secret
  • Belfast
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belfast
    • Belfast is located in Lassen County
  • Litchfield
    (23 miles [37 km] to the south)
  • Madeline
    (23 miles [37 km] to the north)
  • Leavitt
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leavitt
    • Leavitt is located in Lassen County
  • Standish
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the south)
  • Susanville
    (25 miles [40.2 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 Crest. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Crest.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Crest ...

Looking for more information about Crest? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Crest, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Crest.

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

The official website for Lassen County:

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Lassen, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Crest - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.


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