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The location of Hills Flat









Welcome to Hills Flat ...

Hills Flat is located in Nevada County.

The location of Hills Flat has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Hills Flat: Hills Flt.

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Hills Flat for more information about variations on the name of Hills Flat.

Hills Flat is 2,450 feet [747 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Hills Flat is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Hills Flat: (530)

Communities near Hills Flat ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Alta Sierra   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Birchville   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Blue Tent   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Chicago Park   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Colfax   [Map]   2,005   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hills Flat. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hills Flat. 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 Hills Flat.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hills Flat ...

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

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

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

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

The official website for Nevada County: www.new.mynevadacounty.com/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hills Flat - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hills Flat) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hills Flat. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2241, Longitude: -121.0533     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hills Flat have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hills Flat.

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