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Greenwater, California

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Welcome to Greenwater ...

So far, we have found very little information about Greenwater. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Greenwater to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Greenwater, please Contact Us.

Greenwater would have been located within present day Inyo County.

Greenwater was founded in 1905.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Greenwater is 4,280 feet [1,305 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Greenwater is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Greenwater was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Greenwater would have been located in the (760) & (442)<3> area codes.

Communities near Greenwater ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   DirectionDistance
Ashford Mill - Historic   [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
Death Valley Junction   [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Eagle Borax Works - Historic   [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Evelyn - Historic   [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Furnace Creek   [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
Indian Village   [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]

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

Communities Also Named Greenwater ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Greenwater - they are located in Ontario and Washington.

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

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 Greenwater. 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 Greenwater. 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 Greenwater.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Greenwater no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. 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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Footnotes ...

<1>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 significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Greenwater, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Greenwater - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (442) is an overlay for area code (760). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Greenwater.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Greenwater. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Greenwater) 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 Greenwater. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Greenwater

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greenwater. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1793, Longitude: -116.6167     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Greenwater have been estimated.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Greenwater.