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The location of Fort Ross













Welcome to Fort Ross ...

Fort Ross is located in Sonoma County.

The location of Fort Ross has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Fort Ross: Ft. Ross

Fort Ross was established in 1812.

Fort Ross is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Fort Ross lies within the (707) area code.

Communities near Fort Ross ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   DirDistance
Carmet   [Map]     SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cazadero   [Map]     E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Duncans Mills   [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Guerneville   [Map]     E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Jenner   [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Monte Rio   [Map]     E   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Fort Ross ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Fort Ross - it's located in Nunavut.

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

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 Fort Ross. 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 Fort Ross. 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 Fort Ross.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Fort Ross:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort Ross ...

Looking for more information about Fort Ross? 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.

Looking for more information about Fort Ross? 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 Fort Ross, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Fort Ross.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sonoma County: www.sonoma-county.org/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fort Ross - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fort Ross) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fort Ross. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fort Ross

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort Ross. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5141, Longitude: -123.2436     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fort Ross have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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This page was last modified: 15 Apr 2019