A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada

Hidden River, California

Nearby Census Genealogy
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Other CA

The location of Hidden River

Click for Interactive Map

Click for Interactive Map
(GPS coordinates provided by the GNIS)
Click here for an interactive map for
Hidden River
and the surrounding area.
Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
The Commemorative Quarter for California

Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Hidden River.

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Hidden River to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Hidden River to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Hidden River to:

  • San Bernardino [Map], which is the Seat of San Bernardino County, lies 57 miles [91.7 km] to the West. If you could walk a straight line from Hidden River to San Bernardino, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take over two days.
  • Sacramento [Map], which is the State Capital of California, lies 418 miles [672.7 km] to the Northwest (NW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of a day, a buggy would take 17 days and walking would take 24 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 2,185 miles [3,516.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take 5 days, a buggy would take 86 days and walking would take 125 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 7,513 miles [12,091 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 8,281 miles [13,327 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 6,255 miles [10,066.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Hidden River ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Hidden River.

While the name Hidden River is unique within California, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of California


Sarasota County

Our profile page for Hidden River, Sarasota County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,065 miles [3,323.3 km] to the East


Saint Mary's County

Our profile page for Hidden River, Saint Mary's County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,204 miles [3,547 km] to the East Northeast

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for California

About San Bernardino County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for San Bernardino County:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hidden River. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1783, Longitude: -116.3081     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hidden River have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation

<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

- Return to Citation

<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Hidden River to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

- Return to Citation

<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 334.664 degrees.

- Return to Citation

<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.237 degrees.

- Return to Citation

<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 324.522 degrees.

- Return to Citation

For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Hidden River.