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Greenhorn, California

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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small community in the northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the west. 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 west 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 and not the distance if you drove it.<1>

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

Greenhorn is located in Plumas County.

The following 6 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Plumas County: Butte, Lassen, Shasta, Sierra, Tehama & Yuba.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 268 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Greenhorn. Of these communities, 164 are located in counties other than Plumas 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 Greenhorn (which is Plumas 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 Greenhorn. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Butte CountyTehama County 
Lassen CountyYuba County 
Nevada County  
Sierra County  

Plumas County     (The county where Greenhorn resides)
Given the large number of communities that are located in Plumas County, we have limited the list to those within 37 miles [59.5 km] of Greenhorn (about 100 communities).
County Website:
County Seat for Plumas:   Quincy
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Plumas County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Argentine (Hist)     [Map]     NW   Less than 2 miles
Bells Bar (Hist)     [Map]     S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Sloat (Unver)     [Map]     SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Spring Garden     [Map]     W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Cromberg     [Map]     SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
English Bar (Hist)     [Map]     SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Massack     [Map]     W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lovejoy (Hist)     [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]
Walkermine (Hist)     [Map]     NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Squirrel Creek (Hist)     [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Two Rivers (Unver)     [Map]     SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Quincy Junction     [Map]     NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
East Quincy     [Map]     W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Five Points (Unver)     [Map]     E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gate Place (Unver)     [Map]     E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Genesee (Hist)     [Map]     N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Jamison (Hist)     [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cedar Mill (Unver)     [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Johnsville     [Map]     S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Plumas Eureka     [Map]     S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bontes (Hist)     [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Feather River Inn (Unver)     [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Feather River Park (Unver)     [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mohawk     [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Quincy     [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Silongkoyo (Hist)     [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Little Jamison (Hist)     [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Blairsden     [Map]     SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Dentens (Hist)     [Map]     SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Chases (Hist)     [Map]     E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Tasikoyo (Hist)     [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Taylorsville     [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Graeagle     [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mohawk Vista     [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Keddie     [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
C-Road     [Map]     SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lake Davis     [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Clio     [Map]     SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Delaney (Hist)     [Map]     SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Delleker     [Map]     SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mabie (Unver)     [Map]     SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Crescent Mills     [Map]     NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Indian Falls     [Map]     NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Moccasin     [Map]     NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Paxton     [Map]     NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Iron Horse     [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Valley Ranch     [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Crow (Hist)     [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Babcock Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hot Springs (Unver)     [Map]     NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Portola     [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Whitehawk     [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Meadow Valley     [Map]     W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Spanish Ranch (Unver)     [Map]     W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Little Grass Valley     [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Silver Creek (Hist)     [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Kerby (Hist)     [Map]     E   18 miles [29 km]
Murdock Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     NE   18 miles [29 km]
Grays Flat (Unver)     [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Greenville Rancheria (Unver)     [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Round Valley (Hist)     [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Twain     [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Edmanton (Hist)     [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
Greenville     [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
La Porte     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Beckwourth     [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Doyle Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Virgilia (Unver)     [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hawley (Unver)     [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Paulson Place (Unver)     [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Seneca (Hist)     [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Bucks Lodge (Unver)     [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Bucks Lake     [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
China Gulch (Hist)     [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
Caribou     [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Rich Bar (Hist)     [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Almanor     [Map]     NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Canyondam     [Map]     NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cascade (Unver)     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Haven (Unver)     [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Belden     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
East Shore     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Rodgers Flat (Unver)     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Rock Creek Camp (Unver)     [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Tobin     [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Longville     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Prattville     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Buckeye (Unver)     [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Palmetto (Unver)     [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Rock Crest (Unver)     [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Storrie     [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Vinton     [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Hamilton Branch     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Lake Almanor Country Club     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Rock Creek (Unver)     [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Lake Almanor Peninsula     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Peninsula Village     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Merlin (Unver)     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Rock Creek Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Chilcoot-Vinton     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Chilcoot     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Foxwood (Unver)     [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Lake Almanor West     [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Chester     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]

Butte County
County Website:
County Seat for Butte:   Oroville
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Butte County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Camp Eighteen (Unver)     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Golden Trout Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Nelsons Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Wagners (Hist)     [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Junction House (Unver)     [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Lumpkin (Hist)     [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Gold Lake (Hist)     [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Merrimac (Unver)     [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Rogerville (Unver)     [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Kister (Unver)     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Clipper Mills     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Brush Creek (Unver)     [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Feather Falls     [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Oroleve     [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Cresta (Unver)     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Berry Creek Rancheria (Unver)     [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Hughes Place (Unver)     [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Mayaro (Unver)     [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Brush (Hist)     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Big Bar     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Blinzing (Hist)     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
New Blinzing (Hist)     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Pulga     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Berry Creek     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Evansville (Hist)     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Forbestown     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Old Forbestown (Unver)     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Isaiah (Hist)     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Enterprise Rancheria (Unver)     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
David (Hist)     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Flea Valley (Hist)     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Poe (Unver)     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Moseley (Hist)     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Big Bend     [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Jonesville (Unver)     [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]

Lassen County
County Website:
County Seat for Lassen:   Susanville
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lassen County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Milford     [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Buntingville (Unver)     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Janesville     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Herlong Junction     [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Pine Town     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Westwood     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Coppervale (Unver)     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Clear Creek (Unver)     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Edgemont (Hist)     [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Peninsula Village     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Johnstonville (Unver)     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Robbers Creek (Unver)     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Doyle     [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Omira (Unver)     [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Reno Junction (Unver)     [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Scotts (Unver)     [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Goumaz (Hist)     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Susanville     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Patton Village     [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Plumas (Unver)     [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Leavitt     [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Herlong     [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Standish     [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Chats (Hist)     [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Lasco (Unver)     [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Susanville Indian Rancheria (Unver)     [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Westwood Junction (Unver)     [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Hallelujah Junction (Unver)     [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Litchfield     [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Belfast     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]

Nevada County
County Website:
County Seat for Nevada:   Nevada City
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nevada County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marsh Mill     [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Graniteville     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Moore's Flat (Unver)     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Orleans Flat (Unver)     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Shands (Hist)     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Snow Point (Hist)     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Woolsey Flat (Unver)     [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Dillon (Hist)     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Gaston (Unver)     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Snow Tent (Hist)     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Summit City (Hist)     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Baltimore Town     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
North Bloomfield (Hist)     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Relief (Unver)     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Washington     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Badger Hill (Hist)     [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Eagle Bird (Hist)     [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Malakoff (Hist)     [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Maybert (Hist)     [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
North Columbia (Unver)     [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Alpha (Hist)     [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Lake City     [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Omega (Unver)     [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Camp Spaulding (Unver)     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Cherokee (Unver)     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Junction House (Unver)     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Lang Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Langs (Hist)     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Yuba Pass (Unver)     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]

Sierra County
County Website:
County Seat for Sierra:   Downieville
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sierra County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gibsonville (Unver)     [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Howland Flat (Hist)     [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Poker Flat     [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Deadwood (Hist)     [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Saint Louis (Unver)     [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Grass Flat (Unver)     [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Maredith Mill (Unver)     [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Morristown (Hist)     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Queen City     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Eureka (Hist)     [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bassetts (Unver)     [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Monte Cristo (Hist)     [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Loganville     [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Oxford Mill (Unver)     [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Calpine     [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
Mount Pleasant (Unver)     [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Poverty Hill (Unver)     [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Downieville     [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Sierra City     [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
McMahons (Hist)     [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Scales (Hist)     [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Union Hill (Unver)     [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Goodyears Bar     [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Middle Waters (Hist)     [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Mount Vernon (Hist)     [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Sattley     [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Milton (Hist)     [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
American Hill (Hist)     [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Forest     [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Sierraville     [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Brandy City (Hist)     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Cal-Ida (Unver)     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Alleghany     [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Unionville (Hist)     [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Randolph (Unver)     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Indian Hill (Hist)     [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Centerville (Hist)     [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Cold Spring (Hist)     [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Minnesota Flat (Unver)     [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Plumbago (Unver)     [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Campbell Hot Springs (Unver)     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Loyalton     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Tippecanoe (Hist)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Grizzly Gulch (Hist)     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Plum Valley (Unver)     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Pike (Unver)     [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Foote Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Nelson Mill (Unver)     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Freemans Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]

Tehama County
County Website:
County Seat for Tehama:   Red Bluff
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tehama County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Bernard (Unver)     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]

Yuba County
County Website:
County Seat for Yuba:   Marysville
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
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North Star (Unver)     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Eagleville (Unver)     [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Strawberry Valley     [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Depot Hill (Hist)     [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Oak Valley (Unver)     [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Galena Hill (Hist)     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Weeds Point (Unver)     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Youngs Hill (Hist)     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Camptonville     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Woodleaf (Unver)     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lasslys (Hist)     [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Mount Hope House (Hist)     [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Garden Valley (Hist)     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Challenge     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Foster Bar (Hist)     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Bullards Bar (Hist)     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Greenville (Unver)     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
New York Flat (Hist)     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Sharon Valley (Unver)     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Brownsville     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Greenhorn. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Greenhorn) 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 Greenhorn. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Greenhorn

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greenhorn. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9043, Longitude: -120.7508     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Greenhorn 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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