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Hickson, California

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

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.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Hickson and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<1>

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

Hickson is located in Los Angeles County.

The following 4 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Los Angeles County: Kern, Orange, San Bernardino & Ventura.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 672 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Hickson. Of these communities, 88 are located in counties other than Los Angeles 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 Hickson (which is Los Angeles 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 Hickson. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Orange County  
Solano County  
Ventura County  

Los Angeles County     (The county where Hickson resides)
Given the large number of communities that are located in Los Angeles County, we have limited the list to those within 13 miles [20.9 km] of Hickson (about 100 communities).
County Website:
County Seat for Los Angeles:   Los Angeles
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Los Angeles County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Note: The southwestern boundary of the county is on the Pacific Ocean.
Mission Hills     [Map]     E   Less than 2 miles
Achois (Hist)     [Map]     N   Less than 2 miles
North Hills     [Map]     S   Less than 2 miles
Pacoima     [Map]     E   2 miles [3.2 km]
San Fernando     [Map]     NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Ex Mission De San Fernando (Unver)     [Map]     S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Raymer (Unver)     [Map]     S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Arleta     [Map]     SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Panorama City     [Map]     SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Sylmar     [Map]     N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Gemco (Unver)     [Map]     SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Northridge     [Map]     SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Granada Hills     [Map]     W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Wahoo (Hist)     [Map]     E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Olive View (Unver)     [Map]     N   4 miles [6.4 km]
North Sherman Way (Unver)     [Map]     S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Van Nuys     [Map]     S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Runnymede Poultry Colony (Hist)     [Map]     SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Stonehurst (Unver)     [Map]     E   5 miles [8 km]
El Merrie Dell (Unver)     [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]
Kagel Canyon (Unver)     [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]
Hewitt (Unver)     [Map]     SE   5 miles [8 km]
Reseda     [Map]     SW   5 miles [8 km]
Lake View Terrace     [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Shadow Hills (Unver)     [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
El Encino (Unver)     [Map]     S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Encino     [Map]     S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Sherman Oaks     [Map]     S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Kester (Unver)     [Map]     SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Sun Valley     [Map]     SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Winnetka     [Map]     SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Waltz (Unver)     [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Garnsey (Unver)     [Map]     SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
North Hollywood     [Map]     SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Weeks Poultry Colony (Hist)     [Map]     SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Chatsworth     [Map]     W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Deer Lake Highlands (Unver)     [Map]     W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Twin Lakes (Unver)     [Map]     W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Elayon (Unver)     [Map]     NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
La Paco (Unver)     [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Studio City     [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Vega (Unver)     [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Canoga Park     [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Tarzana     [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fern Ann Falls (Unver)     [Map]     W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Sunland     [Map]     E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Indian Springs (Unver)     [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Newhall     [Map]     NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Burbank Junction (Unver)     [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Magnolia Park (Unver)     [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
McNeil (Unver)     [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Providencia (Unver)     [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Toluca Lake     [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Woodland Hills     [Map]     SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Chatsworth Lake Manor     [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Tujunga     [Map]     E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Humphreys (Unver)     [Map]     N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Santa Clarita     [Map]     NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Beverly Glen (Unver)     [Map]     S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Burbank     [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cahuenga (Hist)     [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Universal City     [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Santa Maria     [Map]     SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lakeside Park (Unver)     [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
West Hills     [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Highway Highlands (Unver)     [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Canyon Country     [Map]     N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Honby     [Map]     N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pardee (Unver)     [Map]     N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Saugus     [Map]     N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Solemint (Unver)     [Map]     N   11 miles [17.7 km]
La Quinta (Unver)     [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pico (Unver)     [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Stevenson Ranch     [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bel Air     [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
San Vicente Y Santa Monica (Unver)     [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Trousdale Estates (Unver)     [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
El Escorpio (Unver)     [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Glenview     [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Sylvia Park (Unver)     [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bouquet Junction (Unver)     [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mint Canyon     [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Crescent (Unver)     [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hollywood Heights (Unver)     [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Outpost Estates (Unver)     [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
West Hollywood     [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Whitley Heights (Unver)     [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hidden Hills     [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Topanga Oaks (Unver)     [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Briggs Terrace (Unver)     [Map]     E   13 miles [20.9 km]
La Crescenta     [Map]     E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Verdugo City     [Map]     E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Forest Park (Unver)     [Map]     N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rancho Santa Clarita (Unver)     [Map]     N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lang (Unver)     [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Soledad Sulphur Springs (Hist)     [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Beverly Hills     [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Brentwood Heights (Unver)     [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Riviera (Unver)     [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
San Antonio or Rodeo De Las Aguas (Unver)     [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
San Jose De Buenos Ayres (Unver)     [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Westgate Heights (Unver)     [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Westwood Village     [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Westwood     [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
La Brea     [Map]     SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
North Glendale (Unver)     [Map]     SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
West Glendale (Unver)     [Map]     SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Calabasas Highlands (Unver)     [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Calabasas     [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Topanga Park (Unver)     [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Topanga     [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bell Canyon     [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]

Orange County
County Website:
County Seat for Orange:   Santa Ana
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Orange County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Note: The southwestern boundary of the county is on the Pacific Ocean.
Bingham (Unver)     [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Des Moines (Unver)     [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
La Habra     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
La Palma     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Moody (Unver)     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Northam (Hist)     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Almond (Unver)     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Buena Park     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Fuller Park (Unver)     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Halcon (Unver)     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Los Alamitos     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Cypress     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
La Belle Fontane Estates (Unver)     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Rossmoor     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Shirley (Unver)     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Sunny Hills (Unver)     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Anaheim Shores (Unver)     [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Brea     [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Brookhurst (Unver)     [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Fullerton     [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Hansen (Unver)     [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Leisure World (Unver)     [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Oleo (Hist)     [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]

Solano County
County Website:
County Seat for Solano:   Fairfield
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Solano County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Note: The southwestern boundary of the county is on the Pacific Ocean.
Green Valley     [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]

Ventura County
County Website:
County Seat for Ventura:   Ventura
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ventura County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Note: The southwestern boundary of the county is on the Pacific Ocean.
Corriganville (Unver)     [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Santa Susana Knolls (Unver)     [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Santa Susana (Unver)     [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Community Center (Unver)     [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Simi Valley     [Map]     W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Oak Park     [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Strathearn (Unver)     [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
Camulos (Unver)     [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
North Ranch (Unver)     [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Piru     [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Thousand Oaks     [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Triunfo Corner (Unver)     [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Buckhorn (Unver)     [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Virginia Colony (Unver)     [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Cavin (Unver)     [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
Greenwich Village     [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
Moorpark     [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
Mountclef Village     [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
El Conejo (Unver)     [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Epworth (Unver)     [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Fairview (Unver)     [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Newbury Park     [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Ternez (Hist)     [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bardsdale (Unver)     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Casa Conejo     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fillmore     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Lagol (Unver)     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Brownstone (Hist)     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
North Fillmore (Unver)     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Calleguas (Unver)     [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Keith (Unver)     [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Las Posas (Unver)     [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Leisure Village     [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Oak Village     [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Sespe Village     [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Somis     [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Solromar (Unver)     [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Camarillo     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Sycamore Cove (Unver)     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Guadalasca (Unver)     [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Kevet (Unver)     [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Old Town     [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Santa Paula     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Sucrosa (Hist)     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Spanish Hills (Unver)     [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Springville (Unver)     [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Haines (Unver)     [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Leesdale (Unver)     [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Limon (Unver)     [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Teagueville (Hist)     [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Limoneira (Unver)     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Sulphur Springs (Unver)     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Camp Bartlett (Unver)     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Nyland (Unver)     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Rio De Santa Clara (Unver)     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Santa Clara Del Norte (Unver)     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Santa Paula Y Saticoy (Unver)     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Saticoy (Unver)     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Strickland Acres (Unver)     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Cabrillo Village     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
El Rio     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Howell Place (Unver)     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
West Saticoy (Unver)     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Oxnard     [Map]     W   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 that begins in Hickson. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hickson) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hickson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2572, Longitude: -118.4676     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hickson 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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