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Fall River Mills is located in Shasta County<1>.

Fall River Mills was established in 1860.

A typical abbreviation for Fall River Mills: Fall Riv. Mls. (or less commonly used: Fall Riv. Mlls.)

Fall River Mills is 3,320 feet [1,012 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Fall River Mills is about ¾ mile [or 1 km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Fall River Mills: (530)

The ZIP code for Fall River Mills: 96028<3>

Going back to its beginning, Fall River Mills was originally named Fall City. For more information about the names of Fall River Mills, see The Names of Fall River Mills on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Fall River Mills ...

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

  • Glenburn
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
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    • Glenburn is located in Shasta County
    • Former names for Glenburn:
    • Burgettville
    • Swasey
  • Pittville
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittville
    • Pittville is located in Lassen County
  • Alfa ‑ Historic
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Alfa. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alfa
    • Alfa is located in Shasta County
  • Cassel
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
  • Dana
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dana
    • Dana is located in Shasta County
  • Cayton
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cayton
    • Cayton is located in Shasta County
  • Johnson Park
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnson Park
    • Johnson Park is located in Shasta County
  • Hat Creek
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
  • Burney
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Nubieber
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fall River Mills. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Fall River Mills.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fall River Mills ...

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

Adding Fall River Mills to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Fall River Mills in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Fall River Mills was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Fall River Mills.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Shasta, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fall River 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 Fall River Mills). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fall River Mills or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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.
<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.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.


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