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Welcome to Lavic ...

So far, we found very little information about Lavic. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Lavic to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Lavic, please Contact Us.

Lavic would have been located within present day San Bernardino County<2>.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Lavic is 2,180 feet [664 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Lavic is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Lavic was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities near Lavic ...

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

  • Ludlow
  • Siberia ‑ Historic
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    • Siberia was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Lavic.
  • Afton ‑ Historic
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    • Afton was located 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the north of Lavic.
  • Newberry Springs
  • Bagdad ‑ Historic
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    • Bagdad was located 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the east of Lavic.
  • Glasgow ‑ Historic
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    • Glasgow was located 30 miles [48.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Lavic.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glasgow have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Yermo
  • Landers
  • Daggett
  • Amboy

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 Lavic. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lavic.

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

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

Adding Lavic to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lavic in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Lavic was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Lavic in the book titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7> From that list, the Lavic post office opened in 1902.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Lavic.

The official website for San Bernardino County:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Lavic, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including San Bernardino, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lavic - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lavic) 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 Lavic. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LavicOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lavic. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7280, Longitude: -116.3140    
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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