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Graniteville, California

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Welcome to Graniteville ...

Graniteville is located in Nevada County<1>.

Graniteville is 4,970 feet [1,515 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Graniteville is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Graniteville: (530)

Communities Also Named Graniteville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Graniteville - they are located in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Missouri, New York, Ontario, Quebec, Rhode Island, South Carolina and Vermont.

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

Communities near Graniteville ...

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

  • Nevada City [Nevada County]
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    • Nevada City [Nevada County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Graniteville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,127 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nevada City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nevada City<4>
  • Alleghany [Sierra County]
  • Forest [Sierra County]
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    • Forest [Sierra County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Graniteville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest
  • Washington [Nevada County]
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    • Bear Valley [Shasta County] - Historic
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      • Bear Valley [Shasta County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Graniteville
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Bear Valley. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Downieville [Sierra County]
    • Loganville [Sierra County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loganville
      • Loganville [Sierra County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Graniteville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loganville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loganville
    • North Bloomfield [Nevada County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Bloomfield
      • North Bloomfield [Nevada County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Graniteville
    • Emigrant Gap [Placer County]
    • Goodyears Bar [Sierra County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Graniteville ...

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

Adding Graniteville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Graniteville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Graniteville on our Genealogy Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Nevada, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Graniteville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Graniteville) 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 Graniteville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GranitevilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Graniteville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4407, Longitude: -120.7400    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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>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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