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El Portal, California

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Welcome to El Portal ...

El Portal is located in Mariposa County.

El Portal is 1,930 feet [588 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

The telephone area code for El Portal: (209)

The ZIP code for El Portal: 95318<2>

Communities near El Portal ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from El Portal and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   DirDistance
Bootjack   [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Curry Village   [Map]     E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Darrah   [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fish Camp   [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Jerseydale   [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mather   [Map]     N   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for El Portal.

Communities Also Named El Portal ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named El Portal - they are located in and Florida (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around El Portal. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of El Portal. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around El Portal.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for El Portal:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for El Portal ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around El Portal - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>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 El Portal). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether El Portal or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- El Portal) 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 El Portal. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from El Portal

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in El Portal. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6755, Longitude: -119.7825     [Map].

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