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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small community in the southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors were in the next county to the east. 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 east 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 and not the distance if you drove it.<1>

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

Happy Hill is located in San Luis Obispo County.

The following 5 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of San Luis Obispo County: Kern, Kings, Monterey, Santa Barbara & Ventura.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 103 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Happy Hill. Of these communities, 24 are located in counties other than San Luis Obispo 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 Happy Hill (which is San Luis Obispo 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 Happy Hill. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Monterey County  
San Mateo County  

San Luis Obispo County     (The county where Happy Hill resides)
County Website:
County Seat for San Luis Obispo:   San Luis Obispo
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
San Luis Obispo County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Note: The western boundary of the county is on the Pacific Ocean.
Cambria Pines (Unver)     [Map]     E   Less than 2 miles
Leimert (Unver)     [Map]     N   Less than 2 miles
Park Hill (Unver)     [Map]     S   Less than 2 miles
West Village     [Map]     SE   Less than 2 miles
Cambria     [Map]     E   Less than 2 miles
East Village     [Map]     E   Less than 2 miles
Tin City     [Map]     E   Less than 2 miles
Marine Terrace (Unver)     [Map]     SE   Less than 2 miles
Lodge Hill (Unver)     [Map]     SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Santa Rosa (Unver)     [Map]     SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
San Simeon     [Map]     NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Harmony     [Map]     SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Piedra Blanca (Unver)     [Map]     NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
San Geronimo (Unver)     [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Klau (Unver)     [Map]     E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Adelaida (Unver)     [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cayucos     [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lake Nacimiento     [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bee Rock     [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Moro Y Cayucos (Unver)     [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Paso de Robles (Unver)     [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Morro Bay     [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
San Bernardo (Unver)     [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Templeton     [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Cuesta-by-the-Sea (Unver)     [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Oak Park     [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
Paso Robles     [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
Los Osos     [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
Asuncion (Unver)     [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Capital Hill (Unver)     [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Wellsona     [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
San Luisito (Unver)     [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Atascadero     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
El Paso de Robles     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Santa Ysabel (Unver)     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
McKay (Unver)     [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Old Adobe (Unver)     [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Canada De Los Osos Y Pecho Y Islay (Unver)     [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Henry (Unver)     [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
San Lawrence Terrace (Unver)     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
San Miguel     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Dove (Hist)     [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
El Chorro (Unver)     [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Huerta de Romauldo (Unver)     [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Eaglet (Hist)     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Poloma (Hist)     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Cushing (Unver)     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Estrella     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Chorro (Unver)     [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Goldtree (Unver)     [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Potrero de San Luis Obispo (Unver)     [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Garden Farms (Unver)     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Linne (Unver)     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Union (Unver)     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Santa Margarita     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Serrano (Unver)     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Thyle (Unver)     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Laguna (Unver)     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Bern (Unver)     [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Creston     [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Huerhuero (Unver)     [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
San Luis Obispo     [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Port San Luis     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Ranchita De Santa Fe (Unver)     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Whitley Gardens (Unver)     [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Avila Beach     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Miles (Unver)     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
San Miguelito     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Sycamore Springs (Unver)     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Sunset Palisades (Unver)     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Steele (Hist)     [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Edna (Unver)     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Maxwellton (Hist)     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Shell Beach     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Asphalt Mines (Hist)     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Tiber (Unver)     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Corral De Piedra (Unver)     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Pismo Beach     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Reeds (Hist)     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]

Monterey County
County Website:
County Seat for Monterey:   Salinas
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monterey County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Note: The western boundary of the county is on the Pacific Ocean.
Bryson (Unver)     [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pleyto (Hist)     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
El Piojo (Unver)     [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Los Ojitos (Unver)     [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Lockwood     [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Martinus Corner (Unver)     [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bradley     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Nacimiento (Unver)     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Jolon     [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
San Miguelito (Unver)     [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Wunpost (Unver)     [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Gorda     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Sans (Hist)     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hunter-Liggett (Unver)     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Valleton (Unver)     [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Plaskett (Unver)     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
San Ardo     [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
San Bernardo (Unver)     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Docas (Hist)     [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Milpitas (Unver)     [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
San Lucas     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
San Benito (Unver)     [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Lucia     [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]

San Mateo County
County Website:
County Seat for San Mateo:   Redwood City
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
San Mateo County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Note: The western boundary of the county is on the Pacific Ocean.
Baywood Park     [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 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 Happy Hill. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Happy Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Happy Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5711, Longitude: -121.1066     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Happy Hill 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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