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Welcome to Douglas Flat ...

Douglas Flat is located in Calaveras County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Douglas Flat: Douglas Flt.

Douglas Flat is 1,960 feet [597 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Douglas Flat lies within the (209) area code.

The ZIP code for Douglas Flat: 95229<3>

Communities near Douglas Flat ...

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

  • Sonora [Tuolumne County]
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    • Sonora [Tuolumne County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Douglas Flat
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,833 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sonora
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sonora<5>
  • Angels [Calaveras County]
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    • Angels [Calaveras County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Douglas Flat
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,963 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Angels have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Angels
  • Angels City [Calaveras County]
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    • Angels City [Calaveras County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Douglas Flat
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Angels City came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Angels City
  • Cedar Vista [Calaveras County]
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    • Cedar Vista [Calaveras County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Douglas Flat
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Forest Meadows [Calaveras County]
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      • Forest Meadows [Calaveras County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Douglas Flat
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Meadows
    • Angels Camp [Calaveras County]
    • Altaville [Calaveras County]
    • Cave City [Calaveras County]
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      • Cave City [Calaveras County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Douglas Flat
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cave City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cave City
    • Columbia Village [Tuolumne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia Village
      • Columbia Village [Tuolumne County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Douglas Flat
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbia Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia Village
    • Columbia [Tuolumne 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 Douglas Flat. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Douglas Flat.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Douglas Flat ...

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

Adding Douglas Flat to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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About Calaveras County

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

The official website for Calaveras County: www.co.calaveras.ca.us/

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 Calaveras, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Douglas Flat - 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 Douglas Flat). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Douglas Flat 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- Douglas Flat) 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 Douglas Flat. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Douglas FlatOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Douglas Flat. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1140, Longitude: -120.4551    
<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.
<7>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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