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Highland Springs, California
(Riverside County)

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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small community in the northwest 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 north.

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 north 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 starting from Highland Springs and not the distance if you drove.<1>

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

Highland Springs is located in Riverside County.

The following 5 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Riverside County: La Paz (AZ), Imperial, Orange, San Bernardino & San Diego.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 370 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Highland Springs. Of these communities, 169 are located in counties other than Riverside 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 Highland Springs (which is Riverside 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 Highland Springs. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Riverside County     (The county where Highland Springs resides)
Given the large number of communities that are located in Riverside County, we have limited the list to those within 28 miles [45.1 km] of Highland Springs (about 100 communities).
County Website:
County Seat for Riverside:   Riverside
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Riverside County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherry Valley     [Map]     W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Beaumont     [Map]     SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Banning     [Map]     SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Nicklin (Unver)     [Map]     SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hinda (Unver)     [Map]     W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Owl (Unver)     [Map]     E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Calimesa     [Map]     W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Eden Hot Springs (Unver)     [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cabazon     [Map]     E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gilman Hot Springs     [Map]     S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Eden (Unver)     [Map]     SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
El Casco (Unver)     [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Moreno Knolls (Unver)     [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mons (Unver)     [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Soboba Hot Springs (Unver)     [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Casa Loma (Unver)     [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
San Jacinto Nuevo Y Potrero (Unver)     [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
San Jacinto Viejo (Unver)     [Map]     S   12 miles [19.3 km]
San Jacinto     [Map]     S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Moonlight Rim (Unver)     [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Moreno (Unver)     [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lakeview     [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ordway     [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lakeview Hot Springs (Unver)     [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Snow Creek (Unver)     [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
East Hemet     [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hemet     [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Valle Vista     [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pine Wood (Unver)     [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Serrano Heights (Unver)     [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Egan (Unver)     [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Juniper Springs (Unver)     [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Nuevo     [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Moreno Valley     [Map]     W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bonnie Bell     [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
White Water     [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lake Crest Estates (Unver)     [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ramona Bowl (Unver)     [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Green Acres (Unver)     [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Valley Vista (Unver)     [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Sunnymead (Unver)     [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pine Cove     [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
Homeland     [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
March Field     [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
Rancho las Perris (Unver)     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Val Verde (Unver)     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Winchester     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Alessandro (Unver)     [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Arnold Heights (Unver)     [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Edgemont (Unver)     [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
West March (Unver)     [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Desert View (Unver)     [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Fern Valley (Unver)     [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Idyllwild     [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Saddle Junction (Unver)     [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Willow Creek Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Ellis (Unver)     [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Perris     [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Romoland     [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Box Springs (Unver)     [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Belvedere Heights (Unver)     [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lemona (Unver)     [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Mountain Center     [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Mead Valley (Unver)     [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Bannockburn Village     [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Canyon Crest Heights (Unver)     [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Highgrove     [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Garnet (Unver)     [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
North Palm Springs     [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
Good Hope (Unver)     [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Menifee Lakes (Unver)     [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Menifee     [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Sun City     [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Glen Valley (Unver)     [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
Sycamore Springs (Unver)     [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Good Meadow (Unver)     [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Riverside Junction (Unver)     [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Woodcrest     [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Desert Hot Springs     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Dos Palmas Corners (Unver)     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Indian Oaks (Unver)     [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Oakridge Ranches (Unver)     [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Sycamore Hills (Unver)     [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Palm Springs     [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Quail Valley     [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Belltown (Unver)     [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Crestmore (Unver)     [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Pachappa (Unver)     [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Prenda (Unver)     [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Salvia (Unver)     [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Country Road Estates (Unver)     [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Sage (Unver)     [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Camelot Hills (Unver)     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Canyon Lake     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Meadowbrook     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Santa Rosa Ranch Estates (Unver)     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Casa Blanca (Unver)     [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Riverside     [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Auld (Hist)     [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Dutch Village     [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
South Park (Unver)     [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Gavilan Hills (Unver)     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Magnolia Avenue (Unver)     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Ormand (Unver)     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Rubidoux     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Desert Edge (Unver)     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
High Acres Haciendas (Unver)     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Ramona Village     [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Antelope Hills (Unver)     [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Arlington Station (Unver)     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
El Sobrante de San Jacinto (Unver)     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Ennis (Unver)     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Sunnyslope     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 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    
Potrero Los Pinos (Unver)     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]

San Bernardino County
Given the large number of communities that are located in San Bernardino County, we have limited the list to those within 29 miles [46.7 km] of Highland Springs (about 100 communities).
County Website:
County Seat for San Bernardino:   San Bernardino
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
San Bernardino County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Oak Glen     [Map]     N   5 miles [8 km]
North Bench (Unver)     [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Yucaipa     [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Forest Falls     [Map]     N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mountain Home Village     [Map]     N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Dunlap Acres (Unver)     [Map]     NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Eastbern (Hist)     [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Greensport (Unver)     [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Angelus Oaks     [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Glen Martin (Unver)     [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Crafton (Unver)     [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Greenspot (Hist)     [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mentone     [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pinezanita (Unver)     [Map]     N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Warner (Unver)     [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Redlands Heights (Unver)     [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Browns (Hist)     [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Redlands     [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
University Village     [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Plymouth Village     [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Smiley Heights (Unver)     [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
The Pines (Hist)     [Map]     N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Seven Oaks (Unver)     [Map]     N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Heart Bar Campground (Unver)     [Map]     NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
East Highlands (Unver)     [Map]     NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lugonia (Hist)     [Map]     NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Sunkist (Unver)     [Map]     NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Crown Jewel (Unver)     [Map]     NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bryn Mawr     [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Nevada (Unver)     [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Boulder Bay (Unver)     [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Arrowbear Lake     [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Highland     [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Marigold     [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Molino (Unver)     [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Big Bear Lake     [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Moonridge     [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Sugarloaf     [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Amber Hills (Unver)     [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fredalba (Unver)     [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Harlem Springs (Unver)     [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Patton     [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Running Springs     [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Smiley Park (Unver)     [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Loma Linda     [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mound City (Hist)     [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
North Loma Linda (Unver)     [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Victoria (Unver)     [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Big Bear City     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Fawnskin     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Minnelusa (Unver)     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Woodlands (Unver)     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Cottage Gardens (Unver)     [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Garden Park (Unver)     [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Green Valley Lake     [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
North Norton (Unver)     [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Warm Springs (Unver)     [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
West Highlands (Unver)     [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Valley Gardens (Unver)     [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Morongo Valley     [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Del Rosa (Unver)     [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
East Colton Heights (Unver)     [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Grand Terrace     [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Baldwin Lake (Unver)     [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
San Bernardino     [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Skyforest     [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Valencia (Unver)     [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Bethune (Unver)     [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Bunker Hill (Unver)     [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Colton     [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Doble (Hist)     [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Arrowhead Springs (Unver)     [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
Arrowhead (Unver)     [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
Cedar Glen     [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
Crest Park     [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
Lake Arrowhead     [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
Meadowbrook Woods (Unver)     [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
Rana (Unver)     [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
Palm Wells (Unver)     [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Agua Fria (Unver)     [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Arrowhead Farms (Unver)     [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Blue Jay     [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Muscupiabe (Unver)     [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
North Shore (Unver)     [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Rimforest     [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
West Colton     [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Little Morongo Heights (Unver)     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Arrowhead Highlands (Unver)     [Map]     NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Twin Peaks     [Map]     NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cushenbury (Unver)     [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Muscoy     [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Serrano Village     [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Skyland (Unver)     [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bloomington     [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Crestmore (Unver)     [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Rialto     [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Rimrock (Unver)     [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Crestline     [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Devil Canyon (Unver)     [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Valley View Park (Unver)     [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Pioneertown     [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
University Heights (Unver)     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Valley of Enchantment (Unver)     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Verdemont (Unver)     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Cedarpines Park     [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Ailsa (Hist)     [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Fontana     [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]

San Diego County
County Website:
County Seat for San Diego:   San Diego
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
San Diego County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rainbow     [Map]     S   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 Highland Springs. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Highland Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Highland Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9695, Longitude: -116.9422     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Highland Springs 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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