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Goler Heights, California

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The purpose of this page is to identify those communities that are closest to Goler Heights, on a County-by-County basis. To explain further, let's use the example from the Genealogy Helper Page for Goler Heights:

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small community in the northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

When doing our research, we make it a practice to expand our search by looking in neighboring counties in addition to the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't checked the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Goler Heights and not the distance if you are driving it.<1>

If you're researching your genealogy, we hope that the following following information helps.

Goler Heights is located in Kern County.

The following 9 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Kern County: Inyo, Kings, Los Angeles, Monterey, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Tulare & Ventura.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 106 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Goler Heights. Of these communities, 29 are located in counties other than Kern County.

We usually exclude communities when we still need to verify their location,<2> but for the purpose of this page, we have included the unverified ('unver') and historic ('hist') communities.

After starting with the home county for Goler Heights (which is Kern County), we list the counties in alphabetical order and for each of those counties, the closest communities are listed in order of their distance from Goler Heights. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Inyo County  
San Bernardino County  
Tulare County  

Kern County     (The county where Goler Heights resides)
County Website:
County Seat for Kern:   Bakersfield
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kern County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rand (Unver)     [Map]     E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Garlock (Unver)     [Map]     SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Teagle (Hist)     [Map]     E   5 miles [8 km]
Old Garlock (Unver)     [Map]     SW   5 miles [8 km]
Randsburg     [Map]     SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Searles (Unver)     [Map]     NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Johannesburg     [Map]     SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Terese (Hist)     [Map]     N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Ceneda (Unver)     [Map]     SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Saltdale (Hist)     [Map]     SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Harts Place (Unver)     [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gypsite (Unver)     [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Armistead     [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Redrock (Hist)     [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
China Lake Acres     [Map]     N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ridgecrest     [Map]     N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Freeman (Hist)     [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cantil     [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ricardo (Unver)     [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Inyokern     [Map]     N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Little Dixie (Hist)     [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
China Lake     [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Rancho Seco (Unver)     [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Indian Wells (Unver)     [Map]     NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cinco (Unver)     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bradys (Unver)     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Leliter (Hist)     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Aerial Acres (Unver)     [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Neuralia (Hist)     [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Brown (Hist)     [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
California City     [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Baker (Unver)     [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
West Baker (Hist)     [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Sageland (Hist)     [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Trescape (Hist)     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Canebrake (Hist)     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
North Edwards     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Boron     [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Desert Lake (Unver)     [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
North Muroc (Hist)     [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Silt (Unver)     [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Rich (Unver)     [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Cambio (Hist)     [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Onyx     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Solon (Hist)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Claraville     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Shady Rest (Hist)     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Weldon     [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Bissell (Unver)     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Fram (Hist)     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Chaffee (Unver)     [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Sage (Hist)     [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Inmans (Hist)     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Moreland Mill (Unver)     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Fluhr (Hist)     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Muroc (Hist)     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Mojave     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Sanborn (Unver)     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Edwards     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Wherry Housing (Unver)     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Piute (Hist)     [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Fleta (Unver)     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Gold Town (Hist)     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
La Rose (Hist)     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Burton Mill (Hist)     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
South Lake     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Cameron (Unver)     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Reefer City (Hist)     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Twin Oaks (Unver)     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Actis Gardens (Hist)     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Eric (Hist)     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Loraine (Unver)     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Mountain Mesa     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Sand Canyon (Unver)     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Squirrel Mountain Valley     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Actis     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Millersville (Unver)     [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]

Inyo County
County Website:
County Seat for Inyo:   Independence
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Inyo County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pearsonville     [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Linnie (Hist)     [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Narka (Hist)     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Little Lake (Hist)     [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Valley Wells     [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Homewood Canyon - Valley Wells     [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Coso (Hist)     [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]

San Bernardino County
County Website:
County Seat for San Bernardino:   San Bernardino
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
San Bernardino County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Red Mountain     [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Atolia (Hist)     [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Saint Elmo (Hist)     [Map]     SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Spangler (Unver)     [Map]     NE   18 miles [29 km]
Fremont (Unver)     [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
Skytop (Unver)     [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
South Trona (Unver)     [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Westend (Unver)     [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Borosolvay (Unver)     [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Argus (Unver)     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Searles Valley     [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Copper City     [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Trona     [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Kramer (Unver)     [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Pioneer Point (Unver)     [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Kramer Junction (Unver)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Jimgrey (Unver)     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lockhart (Unver)     [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Kramer Hills (Unver)     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Hawes (Hist)     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]

Tulare County
County Website:
County Seat for Tulare:   Visalia
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tulare County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bella Vista     [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
South Lake     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Goler Heights. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Goler Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goler Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4269, Longitude: -117.7459     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Goler Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>Our data comes from many sources and some sources are more dependable than others. When we add communities to our Gazetteer, we try to verify that we have the correct location for the community. We mark a community as 'Unverified' when we aren't confident about our data and want to do further checking.

We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now.

Since our Gazetteer contains over 100,000 communities, verifying everything is going to take time. If you find an error or can help us to improve our accuracy, please let us know.

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