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Gold Run, California

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The location of Gold Run

Welcome to Gold Run ...

Gold Run is located in Placer County.

Gold Run is 3,210 feet [978 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Gold Run is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Gold Run lies within the (530) area code.

The ZIP code for Gold Run: 95717<2>

Communities near Gold Run ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Gold Run and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Alta Sierra   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Casa Loma   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cedar Ridge   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Chicago Park   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Chicago Park - Historic   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Colfax   [Map]   2,005   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Gold Run ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Gold Run - they are located in Colorado and Nevada.

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

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 Gold Run. 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 Gold Run. 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 Gold Run.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Gold Run:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gold Run ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gold Run - 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 Gold Run). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gold Run 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gold Run) 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 Gold Run. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gold Run

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gold Run. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1787, Longitude: -120.8578     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gold Run.

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