ZIP Codes ...
While some people have used a ZIP code to identify a community, the purpose of the ZIP code was to make mail delivery more efficient by grouping addresses together. Although the ZIP Code doesn't specifically identify a community like Hinkley, it does identify addresses that are in (or near) Hinkley. It's important to remember that the boundaries of a ZIP Code are defined by the needs of the USPS and can be changed, re-assigned or overlapped with other ZIP Codes.
The ZIP code for Hinkley: 92347<1>
Referenced GNIS Records ...
GNIS ID #243490 (Name of Record: Hinkley)
Class: populated place
A place or area having clustered or scattered buildings and a permanent population (such as a city, settlement, town or village). The boundaries may or may not coincide with the perceived population.
A 'populated place' record may have a corresponding 'census' or 'civil' record. The information contained in the 'populated place' record applies only to the class and should not be confused with either the 'census' and 'civil' classes.
County: San Bernardino
Map Name: Hinkley
Lat: 34.9347025 Lon: -117.1992124 [Map]
Elev: 660 ft.
Referenced FIPS Records ...
FIPS Code: 06/33924 (Place Name: Hinkley)
County: San Bernardino (FIPS State/County: 06/071)
Identifies a populated place (ie- Hinkley) that is wholly or substantially located outside the boundaries of any incorporated place or CDP (Census Designated Place) that has an authoritative common name recognized by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
GSA Code: 1617
MSA Code: 6780