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Welcome to Freedom ...

Freedom is located in Santa Cruz County<1>.

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

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

Freedom lies within the (831) area code.

The ZIP code for Freedom: 95019<3>

Communities Also Named Freedom ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 34 communities that are also named Freedom - they are located in Alberta, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), Texas (2), Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Freedom ...

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

  • Salinas
  • Santa Cruz
  • Gilroy
  • Watsonville
  • Morgan Hill
  • Marina
  • Scotts Valley
  • Capitola
  • San Juan Bautista
  • Day Valley
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Day Valley
    • Day Valley lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Freedom.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Day Valley

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Freedom ...

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

Adding Freedom to Our Gazetteer ...

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

The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned Freedom was on a map titled Road Map for California (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Freedom.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Freedom. 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 Santa Cruz, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Freedom - 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 Freedom). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Freedom 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Freedom) 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 Freedom. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FreedomOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Freedom. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9403, Longitude: -121.8027    
<5>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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