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Welcome to Downieville ...
Downieville is 2,920 feet [890 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Downieville is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Downieville lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Downieville is located in the (530) area code.
The ZIP code for Downieville: 95936<3>
Communities Also Named Downieville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Downieville - they are located in Colorado and Pennsylvania.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Downieville.
Communities near Downieville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Downieville.
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 Downieville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Downieville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Downieville. 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 Downieville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Downieville. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Downieville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Downieville ...
Looking for more information about Downieville? 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 Downieville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Downieville.
Adding Downieville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Downieville 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 Downieville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Downieville on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1924).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Downieville on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 08 Aug 2022