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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<2>.

We aren't confident of the location of Greenwater, so consider the above location as an estimate.<3>

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.<4> 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

The location where Greenwater once stood is in the (760) & (442)<5> area codes.

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.

Communities near Greenwater ...

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

  • Lila C [Inyo County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lila C
    • Lila C [Inyo County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Greenwater
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lila C have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Ryan [Inyo County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ryan
    • Ryan [Inyo County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Greenwater
  • Death Valley Junction [Inyo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Death Valley Junction
    • Death Valley Junction [Inyo County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Greenwater
    • Former names for Death Valley Junction:
    • Amargosa
    • Death Valley
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Death Valley Junction
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Death Valley Junction<8>
  • Eagle Borax Works [Inyo County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagle Borax Works
    • Eagle Borax Works [Inyo County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Greenwater
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Evelyn [Inyo County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evelyn
      • Evelyn [Inyo County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Greenwater
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evelyn have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Ashford Mill [Inyo County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashford Mill
      • Ashford Mill [Inyo County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Greenwater
    • Scranton [Inyo County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scranton
      • Scranton [Inyo County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Greenwater
    • Furnace Creek [Inyo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Furnace Creek
      • Furnace Creek [Inyo County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<6> to the northwest of Greenwater
      • Furnace Creek has also been known as:
      • Furnace Creek Ranch
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Furnace Creek
    • Indian Village [Inyo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Village
      • Indian Village [Inyo County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<6> to the northwest of Greenwater
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Village
    • Schwab [Inyo County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schwab
      • Schwab [Inyo County] was located 23 miles [37 km]<6> to the north of Greenwater
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schwab have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Greenwater.

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

Mentions & References for Greenwater

Cities, Towns and Villages of California

About Inyo County

About California

The official website for Inyo County: www.inyocounty.us/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

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.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Inyo, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Greenwater - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (442) is an overlay for area code (760).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. 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, 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 GreenwaterOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greenwater. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1793, Longitude: -116.6167       In this case, the coordinates for Greenwater have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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.
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.

 

 

 

 

 


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