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Harmony Borax Works, California

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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small community in the southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals 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.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Harmony Borax Works and not the distance if you drove.<1>

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

Although our information shows that the community of Harmony Borax Works is historic,<2> it would have been located within present day Inyo County.

The following 8 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Inyo County: Fresno, Kern, Mono, San Bernardino, Tulare, Clark (NV), Esmeralda (NV) & Nye (NV).

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 43 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Harmony Borax Works. Of these communities, 17 are located in counties other than Inyo County.

We usually exclude communities when we still need to verify their location,<3> but for the purpose of this page, we have included the unverified ('unver') and historic ('hist') communities.

After starting with the home county for Harmony Borax Works (which is Inyo 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 Harmony Borax Works. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Nye County (NV)  

Inyo County     (The county where Harmony Borax Works resides)
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 western boundary of the county is defined by the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Furnace Creek     [Map]     S   Less than 2 miles
Park Village     [Map]     NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Indian Village     [Map]     S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Schwab (Hist)     [Map]     E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Beatty Junction (Hist)     [Map]     NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Chloride City (Hist)     [Map]     N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ryan (Hist)     [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Harrisburg (Hist)     [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Skidoo (Hist)     [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Stovepipe Wells     [Map]     NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Badwater (Hist)     [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
Eagle Borax Works (Hist)     [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Death Valley Charcoal Kilns (Hist)     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Scranton (Hist)     [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Greenwater (Hist)     [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Lila C (Hist)     [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Leadfield (Hist)     [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Panamint City (Hist)     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Death Valley Junction     [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Panamint Springs     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Ballarat (Hist)     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Indian Ranch     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lookout City (Hist)     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Evelyn (Hist)     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Ashford Junction (Hist)     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Ashford Mill (Hist)     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]

Nye County (NV)
County Website:
County Seat for Nye:   Tonopah (NV)
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nevada       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nye County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Note: The western boundary of the county is defined by the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Leeland (NV) (Hist)     [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ashton (NV) (Hist)     [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Roses Well (NV) (Hist)     [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Carrara (NV) (Hist)     [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Gold Center (NV) (Hist)     [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bullfrog (NV) (Hist)     [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Original (NV) (Hist)     [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Amargosa Valley (NV)     [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Fluorine (NV) (Hist)     [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Rhyolite (NV) (Hist)     [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Beatty (NV)     [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Gold Bar (NV) (Hist)     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Ash Meadows (NV) (Hist)     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Hot Springs (NV)     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Springdale (NV) (Hist)     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Crystal (NV)     [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Amargosa (NV) (Hist)     [Map]     E   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 starting from Harmony Borax Works. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Harmony Borax Works) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Harmony Borax Works. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Harmony Borax Works

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harmony Borax Works. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4798, Longitude: -116.8742     [Map].

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<2>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 Harmony Borax Works, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<3>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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