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Greenville, California
(Plumas County)

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Nearest Communities to Greenville, By-County ...

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

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.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Greenville and not the distance if you are driving it.<1>

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

Greenville 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 200 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Greenville. Of these communities, 98 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 Greenville (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 Greenville. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Butte CountyYuba County 
Lassen County  
Sierra County  
Tehama County  

Plumas County     (The county where Greenville resides)
Given the large number of communities that are located in Plumas County, we have limited the list to those within 38 miles [61.2 km] of Greenville (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    
Round Valley (Hist)     [Map]     SW   Less than 2 miles
Greenville Rancheria (Unver)     [Map]     E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Crescent Mills     [Map]     SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Moccasin     [Map]     S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Indian Falls     [Map]     S   5 miles [8 km]
Almanor     [Map]     W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Canyondam     [Map]     W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Paxton     [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Tasikoyo (Hist)     [Map]     SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Taylorsville     [Map]     SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Seneca (Hist)     [Map]     W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Keddie     [Map]     S   8 miles [12.9 km]
East Shore     [Map]     NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hot Springs (Unver)     [Map]     SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Grays Flat (Unver)     [Map]     SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Twain     [Map]     SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hamilton Branch     [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Prattville     [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Virgilia (Unver)     [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Caribou     [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lake Almanor Country Club     [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Quincy Junction     [Map]     S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Genesee (Hist)     [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lake Almanor Peninsula     [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Peninsula Village     [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cedar Mill (Unver)     [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Foxwood (Unver)     [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lake Almanor West     [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
East Quincy     [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Quincy     [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Silongkoyo (Hist)     [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Silver Creek (Hist)     [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Spanish Ranch (Unver)     [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Massack     [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Rich Bar (Hist)     [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Longville     [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Meadow Valley     [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Babcock Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Argentine (Hist)     [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Haven (Unver)     [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Chester     [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Spring Garden     [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
Belden     [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Edmanton (Hist)     [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
English Bar (Hist)     [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Greenhorn     [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Walkermine (Hist)     [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lovejoy (Hist)     [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Bells Bar (Hist)     [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bucks Lodge (Unver)     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Rodgers Flat (Unver)     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Murdock Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Sloat (Unver)     [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Bucks Lake     [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Paulson Place (Unver)     [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Cromberg     [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
Tobin     [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Doyle Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Gate Place (Unver)     [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Rock Creek Camp (Unver)     [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Rock Crest (Unver)     [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Storrie     [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Chases (Hist)     [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
China Gulch (Hist)     [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Rock Creek Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Squirrel Creek (Hist)     [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Two Rivers (Unver)     [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Rock Creek (Unver)     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Five Points (Unver)     [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Jamison (Hist)     [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Merlin (Unver)     [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Little Grass Valley     [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Crow (Hist)     [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Feather River Inn (Unver)     [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Johnsville     [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Plumas Eureka     [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Palmetto (Unver)     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Blairsden     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Bontes (Hist)     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Feather River Park (Unver)     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Little Jamison (Hist)     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Mohawk     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Buckeye (Unver)     [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Drakesbad (Unver)     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
La Porte     [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Dentens (Hist)     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Graeagle     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Lake Davis     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Mohawk Vista     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Cascade (Unver)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
C-Road     [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Delaney (Hist)     [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Mabie (Unver)     [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Clio     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Delleker     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Iron Horse     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Portola     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Valley Ranch     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Kerby (Hist)     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Whitehawk     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Beckwourth     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Hawley (Unver)     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 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    
Jonesville (Unver)     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Kister (Unver)     [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Cresta (Unver)     [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Gold Lake (Hist)     [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Merrimac (Unver)     [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Butte Meadows     [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Junction House (Unver)     [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Inskip (Hist)     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Mayaro (Unver)     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Big Bar     [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Stirling City     [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Flea Valley (Hist)     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Nelsons Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Powellton (Unver)     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Pulga     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lomo (Unver)     [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Wagners (Hist)     [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Camp Eighteen (Unver)     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Brush Creek (Unver)     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Hughes Place (Unver)     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Lovelock (Unver)     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Golden Trout Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Blinzing (Hist)     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Brush (Hist)     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
New Blinzing (Hist)     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Poe (Unver)     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Toadtown (Unver)     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Lumpkin (Hist)     [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Rogerville (Unver)     [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
David (Hist)     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
De Sabla     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Isaiah (Hist)     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Berry Creek Rancheria (Unver)     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Big Bend     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Deadwood (Unver)     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Magalia     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Nimshew     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Paradise Pines     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Parkhill (Unver)     [Map]     SW   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    
Pine Town     [Map]     N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Westwood     [Map]     N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Clear Creek (Unver)     [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Peninsula Village     [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Coppervale (Unver)     [Map]     N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Robbers Creek (Unver)     [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Goumaz (Hist)     [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lasco (Unver)     [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Westwood Junction (Unver)     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Norvell (Unver)     [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Janesville     [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Susanville     [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Johnstonville (Unver)     [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Buntingville (Unver)     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Susanville Indian Rancheria (Unver)     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Leavitt     [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Edgemont (Hist)     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Milford     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Standish     [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Belfast     [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
The Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Litchfield     [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Herlong Junction     [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Spalding Tract (Unver)     [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Wendel     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Viewland (Unver)     [Map]     NE   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]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Howland Flat (Hist)     [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Saint Louis (Unver)     [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Poker Flat     [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Deadwood (Hist)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Grass Flat (Unver)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Queen City     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Morristown (Hist)     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Maredith Mill (Unver)     [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Poverty Hill (Unver)     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Eureka (Hist)     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Mount Pleasant (Unver)     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
McMahons (Hist)     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Monte Cristo (Hist)     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Scales (Hist)     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Union Hill (Unver)     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Oxford Mill (Unver)     [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Downieville     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Bassetts (Unver)     [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 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    
Black Forest (Unver)     [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
Saint Bernard (Unver)     [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
Deer Creek (Unver)     [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Childs Meadows (Unver)     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Mill Creek     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Morgan Springs (Unver)     [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Mineral     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Polk Springs (Unver)     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Summerville (Hist)     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Savercool Place (Unver)     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Yellowjacket (Unver)     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]

Yuba County
County Website:
County Seat for Yuba:   Marysville
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Yuba County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
North Star (Unver)     [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Eagleville (Unver)     [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Strawberry Valley     [Map]     S   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 Greenville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Greenville) 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 Greenville. 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 Greenville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greenville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1398, Longitude: -120.9509     [Map].

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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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