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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.

We aren't confident of the location of Greenwater, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>

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.<3> In other words, the altitude 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)<4> area codes.

Communities near Greenwater ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   DirDistance
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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Greenwater. If available, we provide a satellite 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:

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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.

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<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. 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 gone without an obvious trace.

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<3>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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<4>Area code (442) is an overlay for area code (760).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1793, Longitude: -116.6167     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Greenwater have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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