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Homewood, California

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Welcome to Homewood ...

Homewood is located in Placer County<1>.

Homewood is 6,230 feet [1,899 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Homewood is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Homewood is within the (530) area code.

The ZIP code for Homewood: 96141<3>

Communities Also Named Homewood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 27 communities that are also named Homewood - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, Manitoba, Maryland (5), Mississippi, New York, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina, Virginia (3), West Virginia (3) and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Homewood ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Homewood.

  • South Lake Tahoe [El Dorado County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Lake Tahoe
    • South Lake Tahoe [El Dorado County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Homewood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,847 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Lake Tahoe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Lake Tahoe<5>
  • Truckee [Nevada County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Truckee
    • Truckee [Nevada County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Homewood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,982 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Truckee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Truckee<5>
  • Tahoe City [Placer County]
  • Dollar Point [Placer County]
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    • Dollar Point [Placer County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Homewood
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dollar Point have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dollar Point
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    • Lake Forest [Placer County]
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      • Lake Forest [Placer County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Homewood
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Forest
    • Carnelian Bay [Placer County]
    • Glenbrook [Douglas County]
    • Lincoln Park [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln Park
      • Lincoln Park [Douglas County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Homewood
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln Park
    • Brockway [Placer County]
    • Kings Beach [Placer County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Homewood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Homewood.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Homewood. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Homewood.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Homewood. See our Newspapers Page for Homewood.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Homewood ...

Looking for more information about Homewood? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Homewood, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Homewood.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Placer, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Homewood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Homewood). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Homewood or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Homewood) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Homewood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HomewoodOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Homewood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0861, Longitude: -120.1604    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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