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Harbor Side, California

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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small community in the northwest 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 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 west 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.

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

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

Harbor Side is located in San Diego County.

The following 3 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of San Diego County: Imperial, Orange & Riverside.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 230 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Harbor Side.

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 Harbor Side (which is San Diego 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 Harbor Side. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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San Diego County     (The county where Harbor Side resides)
Given the large number of communities that are located in San Diego County, we have limited the list to those within 15 miles [24.1 km] of Harbor Side (about 100 communities).
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County Seat for San Diego:   San Diego
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
San Diego County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Note: The Pacific Ocean lies to the west and the nation of Mexico lies to the south.
Castle Park (Unver)     [Map]     E   Less than 2 miles
Boal (Unver)     [Map]     NW   Less than 2 miles
Fruitdale (Unver)     [Map]     SW   Less than 2 miles
Chula Vista     [Map]     N   Less than 2 miles
Palm City     [Map]     S   Less than 2 miles
Sunny Vista (Unver)     [Map]     N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Lynwood Hills (Unver)     [Map]     NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Nestor (Unver)     [Map]     S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Otay Mesa (Unver)     [Map]     SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Imperial Beach     [Map]     SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
South San Diego (Unver)     [Map]     SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Coronado Heights (Hist)     [Map]     W   2 miles [3.2 km]
La Nacion (Unver)     [Map]     N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lincoln Acres     [Map]     N   4 miles [6.4 km]
National City     [Map]     N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Paradise Hills     [Map]     N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Bonita     [Map]     NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Rancho del Rey (Unver)     [Map]     NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
San Ysidro     [Map]     SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Shelltown (Unver)     [Map]     N   5 miles [8 km]
South Bay Terraces (Unver)     [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]
Sunnyside (Unver)     [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]
Cockatoo Grove (Unver)     [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Otay (Unver)     [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lincoln Park (Unver)     [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mountain View (Unver)     [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
North Bay Terraces (Unver)     [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
South Crest     [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
South Encantato (Unver)     [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Valencia Park (Unver)     [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Eastlake (Unver)     [Map]     NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Barrio Logan (Unver)     [Map]     NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Logan Heights (Unver)     [Map]     NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Eastlake Greens (Unver)     [Map]     E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Chollas View (Unver)     [Map]     N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Emerald Hills (Unver)     [Map]     N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Encanto (Unver)     [Map]     N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Mount Hope (Unver)     [Map]     N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Stockton (Unver)     [Map]     N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lomita (Unver)     [Map]     NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Coronado     [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Golden Hill (Unver)     [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Grant Hill (Unver)     [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Sherman Heights (Unver)     [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Tent City (Hist)     [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Brooklyn Heights (Unver)     [Map]     N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Chollas Creek (Unver)     [Map]     N   8 miles [12.9 km]
South Park (Unver)     [Map]     N   8 miles [12.9 km]
La Presa     [Map]     NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
San Diego     [Map]     NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
East San Diego     [Map]     N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lemon Grove     [Map]     N   9 miles [14.5 km]
North Park (Unver)     [Map]     N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Normal Heights (Unver)     [Map]     N   10 miles [16.1 km]
University Heights (Unver)     [Map]     N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bancroft Point (Unver)     [Map]     NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Jamacho (Unver)     [Map]     NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Spring Valley     [Map]     NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Five Points (Unver)     [Map]     NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fort Rosecrans (Unver)     [Map]     NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hillcrest (Unver)     [Map]     NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
College Heights (Unver)     [Map]     N   11 miles [17.7 km]
La Mesa     [Map]     N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Casa de Oro (Unver)     [Map]     NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Homelands (Unver)     [Map]     NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
La Playa     [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mission Hills (Unver)     [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Point Loma     [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Roseville (Unver)     [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Allied Gardens (Unver)     [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Del Cerro (Unver)     [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ex Mission San Diego (Unver)     [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Grantville (Unver)     [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Alta (Hist)     [Map]     NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Calavo Gardens (Unver)     [Map]     NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Grossmont     [Map]     NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Jamacha Junction (Unver)     [Map]     NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mount Helix (Unver)     [Map]     NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Rancho San Diego     [Map]     NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Azure Vista (Unver)     [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fleetridge (Unver)     [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Loma Portal (Unver)     [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Old San Diego     [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Old Town San Diego     [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Riviera Villas (Unver)     [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Sunset Cliffs (Unver)     [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Doghouse Junction (Unver)     [Map]     E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Serra Mesa (Unver)     [Map]     N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cajon Heights (Unver)     [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Indian Springs (Unver)     [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Jamacha (Unver)     [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Jamul Indian Village     [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bay Park (Unver)     [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bayside Village     [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Morena (Unver)     [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Overlook (Unver)     [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mission San Diego (Unver)     [Map]     N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hillsdale (Unver)     [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jamul     [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
North Jamul     [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Clairemont     [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fiesta Shores (Unver)     [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ocean Beach (Unver)     [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Tierrasanta (Unver)     [Map]     N   15 miles [24.1 km]
El Cajon     [Map]     NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mission Beach (Unver)     [Map]     NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pacific Beach     [Map]     NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Riviera Shores (Unver)     [Map]     NW   15 miles [24.1 km]

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harbor Side. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6101, Longitude: -117.0814     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Harbor Side 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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