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

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

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<1>

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

Havilah is located in Kern County.

The following 9 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Kern County: Inyo, Kings, Los Angeles, Monterey, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Tulare & Ventura.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 188 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Havilah. Of these communities, 31 are located in counties other than Kern 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 Havilah (which is Kern 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 Havilah. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Tulare County  

Kern County     (The county where Havilah resides)
Given the large number of communities that are located in Kern County, we have limited the list to those within 33 miles [53.1 km] of Havilah (about 100 communities).
County Website:
County Seat for Kern:   Bakersfield
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kern County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Miracle Hot Springs     [Map]     N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Bodfish     [Map]     N   5 miles [8 km]
Silver City (Hist)     [Map]     N   5 miles [8 km]
Burton Mill (Hist)     [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lake Isabella     [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Keyesville     [Map]     N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Scovern Hot Springs (Hist)     [Map]     N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Petersburg (Hist)     [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Moreland Mill (Unver)     [Map]     E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Squirrel Mountain Valley     [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Isabella (Hist)     [Map]     N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mountain Mesa     [Map]     NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lackey Place (Unver)     [Map]     NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Pettit Place (Unver)     [Map]     NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Piute (Hist)     [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
South Lake     [Map]     NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Claraville     [Map]     SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Inmans (Hist)     [Map]     SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Shady Rest (Hist)     [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Shirley Meadows     [Map]     N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Wofford Heights     [Map]     N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Alta Sierra     [Map]     N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fig Orchard (Unver)     [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Rock Springs (Hist)     [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Loraine (Unver)     [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Millersville (Unver)     [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sand Canyon (Unver)     [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Twin Oaks (Unver)     [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Caliente     [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Sageland (Hist)     [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Camp Owens (Unver)     [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Kernville     [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Weldon     [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Glennville     [Map]     NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ilmon (Unver)     [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Rogersville (Hist)     [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Lavers Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Bealville (Unver)     [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
Bena (Unver)     [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Riverkern (Unver)     [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Rowen (Unver)     [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
El Tejon (Unver)     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Onyx     [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
El Rita (Unver)     [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Keene     [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Treves (Hist)     [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Woodford     [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Woody     [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Girard (Hist)     [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Marcel (Unver)     [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Walong (Unver)     [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Edison     [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Cable (Unver)     [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Bear Valley Springs     [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Old Town     [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Algoso (Unver)     [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Lonsmith (Unver)     [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Magunden (Unver)     [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Mayfair (Unver)     [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Halfway House (Unver)     [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Oil City     [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Golden Hills     [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Tehachapi     [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Di Giorgio (Unver)     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Edmundson Acres (Unver)     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Fuller Acres     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Sullivan (Hist)     [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Summit     [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Harpertown (Unver)     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Mitchells Corner (Unver)     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Ribier (Unver)     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Vaccaro (Hist)     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
East Bakersfield     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Kern (Unver)     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Maltha (Unver)     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Little Dixie (Hist)     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Canebrake (Hist)     [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Manolith (Unver)     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Monolith (Unver)     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Arvin     [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Lamont     [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Patch (Unver)     [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Eric (Hist)     [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Kayandee     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Weedpatch     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Oildale     [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Seguro (Unver)     [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Stallion Springs     [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Harts Place (Unver)     [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Ricardo (Unver)     [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Cameron (Unver)     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
La Rose (Hist)     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Wible Orchard (Unver)     [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Bakersfield     [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Oil Junction     [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Redrock (Hist)     [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Five Points (Unver)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Cinco (Unver)     [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Greenfield (Unver)     [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Jastro (Unver)     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Landco (Unver)     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Saco (Unver)     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Armistead     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Rancho Seco (Unver)     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Alameda     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Pumpkin Center     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Venola     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Fruitvale (Unver)     [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Quailwood (Unver)     [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]

Tulare County
County Website:
County Seat for Tulare:   Visalia
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tulare County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
South Lake     [Map]     NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bella Vista     [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Panorama Heights     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Balance Rock (Hist)     [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Pleasant View (Unver)     [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Poso Park     [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Posey     [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Guernsey Mill (Unver)     [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Sugarloaf Mountain Park (Unver)     [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Sugarloaf Village     [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Idlewild (Unver)     [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Pine Flat     [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
California Hot Springs     [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
White River (Hist)     [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fairview (Unver)     [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Roads End (Hist)     [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Stone Place (Unver)     [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Johnsondale (Hist)     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Redwood Corral (Unver)     [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Fountain Springs (Unver)     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Wheatons (Unver)     [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Soda Springs (Unver)     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Orris (Unver)     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Richgrove     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Vestal (Unver)     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Ducor     [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Ponderosa     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Quaker Meadow (Unver)     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Smith Mill (Unver)     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Trocha (Unver)     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Ultra (Unver)     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Havilah. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Havilah) 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 Havilah. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Havilah

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Havilah. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5179, Longitude: -118.5171     [Map].

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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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