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Hat Creek, California

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Welcome to Hat Creek ...

Hat Creek is located in Shasta County.

A typical abbreviation for Hat Creek: Hat Crk. (or less commonly used: Hat Ck. or Hat Cr.)

Hat Creek was established in 1884.

Hat Creek is 3,310 feet [1,009 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Hat Creek is about ¾ mile [or 1 km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Hat Creek lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Hat Creek: (530)

The ZIP code for Hat Creek: 96040<2>

Communities near Hat Creek ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   DirectionDistance
Burney   [Map]     NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cassel   [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cayton   [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fall River Mills   [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Glenburn   [Map]     N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hatchet Mountain - Historic   [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Hat Creek.

Communities Also Named Hat Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Hat Creek - they are located in South Dakota, Virginia and Wyoming (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hat Creek.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hat Creek. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hat Creek. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hat Creek.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Hat Creek:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hat Creek ...

Looking for more information about Hat Creek? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Hat Creek, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hat Creek.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hat Creek. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hat Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Hat Creek). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hat Creek or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hat Creek) 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 Hat Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hat Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hat Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8306, Longitude: -121.5133     [Map].

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