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Hannchen, California

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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small community in the northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors 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 starting from Hannchen and not the distance if driven.<1>

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

Hannchen is located in Modoc County.

The following 6 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Modoc County: Lassen, Shasta, Siskiyou, Washoe (NV), Klamath (OR) & Lake (OR).

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 98 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Hannchen. Of these communities, 70 are located in counties other than Modoc 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 Hannchen (which is Modoc 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 Hannchen. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Siskiyou County  
Klamath County (OR)  
Lake County (OR)  

Modoc County     (The county where Hannchen resides)
County Seat for Modoc:   Alturas
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Modoc County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Liskey (Unver)     [Map]     NW   Less than 2 miles
Kandra (Unver)     [Map]     S   Less than 2 miles
Suty (Hist)     [Map]     N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Staley (Unver)     [Map]     N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Copic (Unver)     [Map]     NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Newell (Unver)     [Map]     NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Stronghold     [Map]     N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Homestead (Unver)     [Map]     N   5 miles [8 km]
Cornell (Unver)     [Map]     SE   5 miles [8 km]
Dalton (Unver)     [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Tuber (Unver)     [Map]     N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Mammoth (Unver)     [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Kalina (Unver)     [Map]     N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Perez (Unver)     [Map]     SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Tionesta     [Map]     SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kephart (Unver)     [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Meares (Unver)     [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
Hackamore (Unver)     [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hollenbeck (Hist)     [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Boles (Unver)     [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Scarface (Unver)     [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Ambrose (Unver)     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Old Hulbert Place (Unver)     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Demuth (Unver)     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
White Horse (Unver)     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Canby     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Grizzlie Place (Unver)     [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Mulkey Place (Unver)     [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]

Siskiyou County
County Website:
County Seat for Siskiyou:   Yreka
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Siskiyou County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Canby Cross (Unver)     [Map]     W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Tulelake     [Map]     NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fleener Place (Unver)     [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hatfield (Unver)     [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ainsworth Corner (Unver)     [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Chalk Bank Landing (Unver)     [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Laird Landing (Unver)     [Map]     W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Dorris     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Macdoel     [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Somerset     [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Tennant     [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Jerome (Unver)     [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Kegg (Unver)     [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Mount Hebron     [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Lakin (Unver)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bray (Unver)     [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Leaf (Unver)     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Penoyar (Unver)     [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Gillis (Unver)     [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Hambone (Hist)     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Erickson (Unver)     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Slagger (Hist)     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Upper Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]

Klamath County (OR)
County Website:
County Seat for Klamath:   Klamath Falls (OR)
Genealogy Websites:
State of Oregon       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Klamath County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Malin (OR)     [Map]     N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Adams Point (OR) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hatfield (OR) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Langell Valley (OR) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Malone (OR) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Merrill (OR)     [Map]     NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
White Lake City (OR) (Hist)     [Map]     NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lost River (OR) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Hot Springs (OR) (Unver)     [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Tule Lake (OR) (Hist)     [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bedfield (OR) (Hist)     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Lorella (OR) (Unver)     [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hosley (OR) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Haynesville (OR) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Dehlinger (OR) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
Bonanza (OR)     [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Stukel (OR) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Gem (OR) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Olene (OR) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Henley (OR) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Dairy (OR)     [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Falcon Heights (OR) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Pine Grove (OR)     [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Worden (OR)     [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Moyina (OR) (Unver)     [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hager (OR) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Yonna (OR) (Unver)     [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Midland (OR)     [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Altamont (OR)     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Merganser (OR) (Hist)     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Texum (OR) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hildebrand (OR) (Unver)     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Fairhaven (OR) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Stewart Lenox (OR) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
West Klamath (OR) (Hist)     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Klamath Falls (OR)     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Keno (OR)     [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Plevna (OR) (Hist)     [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Oretech (OR)     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Pelican City (OR)     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Horton (OR) (Unver)     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Terminal City (OR)     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Wocus (OR) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Chase (OR) (Hist)     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Shady Pine (OR) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Algoma (OR) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]

Lake County (OR)
County Website:
County Seat for Lake:   Lakeview (OR)
Genealogy Websites:
State of Oregon       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lake County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Vistillas (OR) (Hist)     [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hannchen. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8402, Longitude: -121.4044     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hannchen 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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