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Hillcrest, California
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Welcome to Hillcrest ...

Hillcrest is located in Shasta County.

Hillcrest was established in 1942.

Hillcrest is 3,100 feet [945 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Hillcrest is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Hillcrest is located in the (530) area code.

Communities near Hillcrest ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Hillcrest and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>.

Community   DirectionDistance
Big Bend   [Map]     N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bullskin - Historic   [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bully Hill - Historic   [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Burney   [Map]     E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fern   [Map]     S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Furnaceville - Historic   [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Hillcrest ...

While we believe that this Hillcrest is located in Shasta County, we know of another 2 California communities named Hillcrest. Those communities are located in the following counties: Los Angeles and San Diego County.

Beyond California, there are 88 communities that are also named Hillcrest - they are located in Alabama (6), Arkansas (3), British Columbia, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (3), Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois (4), Indiana (5), Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan (3), Mississippi (2), New Jersey (4), New York (3), North Carolina (5), Nova Scotia, Ohio (6), Ontario (3), Pennsylvania (4), South Carolina (4), Tennessee (7), Texas (4), Utah, Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hillcrest. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hillcrest. 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 Hillcrest.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hillcrest ...

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

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

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Hillcrest, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Hillcrest.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Hillcrest. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hillcrest. 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 Hillcrest - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Hillcrest. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hillcrest) 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 Hillcrest. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hillcrest

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hillcrest. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8641, Longitude: -121.9087     [Map].

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<3>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Hillcrest.