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Welcome to Lake Wildwood ...

Lake Wildwood is located in Nevada County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Lake Wildwood: Lk. Wildwood

Lake Wildwood is 1,520 feet [463 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Lake Wildwood lies within the (530) area code.

Communities Also Named Lake Wildwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Lake Wildwood - they are located in Georgia and Illinois.

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

Communities near Lake Wildwood ...

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

  • Grass Valley
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
  • Wheatland
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Nevada City
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
  • Colfax
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Bitney Corner
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bitney Corner
    • Bitney Corner is located in Nevada County
  • Bridgeport
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeport
    • Bridgeport is located in Nevada County
  • Newtown
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newtown
    • Newtown is located in Nevada County
  • Smartville
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
  • The Oaks
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for The Oaks
    • The Oaks is located in Nevada County
  • Timbuctoo ‑ Historic
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Timbuctoo
    • Timbuctoo is located in Yuba 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 Lake Wildwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lake Wildwood.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lake Wildwood. 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 Lake Wildwood.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lake Wildwood ...

Looking for more information about Lake Wildwood? 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 Lake Wildwood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Lake Wildwood.

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

The official website for Nevada County:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Nevada, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lake Wildwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.


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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Feb 2024