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Greenhorn, California

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Welcome to Greenhorn ...

Greenhorn is located in Plumas County.

Greenhorn is 4,430 feet [1,350 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Greenhorn is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Greenhorn: (530)

Communities near Greenhorn ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Greenhorn and not the distance if you drove.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Blairsden   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cromberg   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
East Quincy   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Graeagle   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Johnsville   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Massack   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Greenhorn ...

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

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Greenhorn. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Greenhorn. 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 Greenhorn.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Greenhorn ...

Looking for more information about Greenhorn? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Greenhorn? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Greenhorn, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Greenhorn.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Greenhorn. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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About Plumas County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Greenhorn. 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 Greenhorn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Greenhorn. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Greenhorn. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Greenhorn.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Greenhorn.