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Hammond, California
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Nearest Communities to Hammond, By-County ...

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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small community in the southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

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 west contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't checked the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Hammond and not the distance if you drove it.<1>

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

Hammond is located in Tulare County.

The following 4 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Tulare County: Fresno, Inyo, Kern & Kings.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 209 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Hammond. Of these communities, 43 are located in counties other than Tulare 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 Hammond (which is Tulare 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 Hammond. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Fresno County  
Inyo County  
Kings County  

Tulare County     (The county where Hammond resides)
Given the large number of communities that are located in Tulare County, we have limited the list to those within 28 miles [45.1 km] of Hammond (about 100 communities).
County Website:
County Seat for Tulare:   Visalia
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tulare County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Note: The eastern boundary of the county is defined by the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Three Rivers     [Map]     SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Oak Grove (Unver)     [Map]     E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Kaweah     [Map]     W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Potwisha (Unver)     [Map]     NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Advance (Hist)     [Map]     NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Pinewood (Unver)     [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Ellis Place (Unver)     [Map]     NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Citro (Unver)     [Map]     SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lemon Cove     [Map]     SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Sandspur (Hist)     [Map]     SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cabin Cove (Unver)     [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Silver City     [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Red Fir (Unver)     [Map]     NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Goodale (Unver)     [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Naranjo (Unver)     [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Stony Creek Village     [Map]     N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hartland     [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lindcove (Unver)     [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Woodlake     [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mineral King (Hist)     [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Badger     [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Sierra Glen (Unver)     [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Saint Johns (Unver)     [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Elderwood (Unver)     [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Sequoia (Unver)     [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Woodlake Junction     [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Yokohl (Unver)     [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hillmaid (Unver)     [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Auckland (Unver)     [Map]     NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fane (Unver)     [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Merryman (Unver)     [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Redbanks (Unver)     [Map]     W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Milo (Unver)     [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Matchin (Unver)     [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Venida (Unver)     [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
West Venida (Unver)     [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mountain Home (Unver)     [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
Antes (Unver)     [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Lort (Unver)     [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Musk (Hist)     [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Rocky Hill (Unver)     [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Toolville (Unver)     [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Rayo (Unver)     [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
Grant Grove Village     [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Wilsonia (Unver)     [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Exeter     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Grey Rocks (Hist)     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
List (Unver)     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lucca (Unver)     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Sides (Hist)     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Tonyville (Unver)     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Twin Buttes (Unver)     [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Burr (Unver)     [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hawkins (Hist)     [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Reynolds (Hist)     [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Ivanhoe     [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Seville (Unver)     [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Cameron Creek Colony (Unver)     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
East Farmersville     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
El Mirador (Unver)     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Fayette (Unver)     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Giant Oak (Hist)     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lindsay     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Mitchell Corner (Unver)     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Orlem (Hist)     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Tiffin (Hist)     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Vance (Unver)     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Wimp (Unver)     [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Farmersville     [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Gillete (Hist)     [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Mirador (Unver)     [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Prewit (Hist)     [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Sierra Heights (Unver)     [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Worthing (Hist)     [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
East Orosi     [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Taurusa (Unver)     [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Wyeth (Unver)     [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Yettem     [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Portex (Hist)     [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Springville     [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Cairns Corner (Unver)     [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Rector (Unver)     [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Stout (Unver)     [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Calgro (Unver)     [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
Cutler     [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
Peral (Unver)     [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
Abilene (Unver)     [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Strathmore     [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Orosi     [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Globe (Unver)     [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Ambler (Unver)     [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Primero (Hist)     [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Camp Nelson     [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Higby (Unver)     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Plainview (Unver)     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Zante (Unver)     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Monson (Unver)     [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Visalia     [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Lisko (Unver)     [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Westfield (Unver)     [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Cedar Slope     [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Loma     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Spinks Corner (Unver)     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Sultana     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Alta Vista (Hist)     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
East Porterville     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Monache (Hist)     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Porterville     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Roche (Unver)     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Worth (Unver)     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Smith Mill (Unver)     [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Swall (Unver)     [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Chinowths Corner (Unver)     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Smyrna (Hist)     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Tokay (Unver)     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]

Fresno County
County Website:
County Seat for Fresno:   Fresno
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fresno County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Note: The eastern boundary of the county is defined by the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Etheda Springs (Unver)     [Map]     NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cedarbrook (Unver)     [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Deer Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Miramonte     [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Pinehurst     [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Hume Station (Unver)     [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Hume     [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Dunlap     [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
Goodmill (Unver)     [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
Cedar Grove     [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hoffman Point (Unver)     [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Kanawyers (Hist)     [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Orange Cove     [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Squaw Valley     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Crabtree (Unver)     [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Rodgers Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Rogers Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Navelencia (Unver)     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Balch Camp (Unver)     [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Reedley     [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Smiths Ferry (Unver)     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Sawmill Flat (Unver)     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lacjac (Unver)     [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Cella (Unver)     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Wahtoke (Unver)     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Uva (Unver)     [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Avocado (Unver)     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Gravesboro     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Minkler     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Oakhurst (Hist)     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Piedra     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Ross Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Trimmer (Unver)     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Fargo (Hist)     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Kingsburg     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Parlier     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Centerville (Unver)     [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Miley (Unver)     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Elk (Unver)     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Wineland (Unver)     [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]

Inyo County
County Website:
County Seat for Inyo:   Independence
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Inyo County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Note: The eastern boundary of the county is defined by the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Whitney Portal     [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Seven Pines (Hist)     [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]

Kings County
County Website:
County Seat for Kings:   Hanford
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kings County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Note: The eastern boundary of the county is defined by the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Remnoy (Unver)     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Hammond. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hammond) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hammond. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4655, Longitude: -118.8612     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hammond have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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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