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Welcome to Ludlow ...

Ludlow is located in San Bernardino County<1>.

Ludlow is 1,770 feet [539 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Ludlow: (760) and (442)<3>

The ZIP code for Ludlow: 92338<4>

Ludlow was founded in 1883.

Communities Also Named Ludlow ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 21 communities that are also named Ludlow - they are located in Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts (2), Mississippi, Missouri (2), New Brunswick, New York, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota and Vermont.

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

Communities near Ludlow ...

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

  • Lavic ‑ Historic
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    • Lavic was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Ludlow.
  • Siberia ‑ Historic
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    • Siberia was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Ludlow.
  • Bagdad ‑ Historic
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    • Bagdad was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Ludlow.
  • Afton ‑ Historic
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    • Afton was located 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Ludlow.
  • Glasgow ‑ Historic
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    • Glasgow was located 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Ludlow.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glasgow have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Amboy
  • Kerens ‑ Historic
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    • Kerens was located 26 miles [41.8 km]<5> to the northeast of Ludlow.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kerens have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Saltus ‑ Historic
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    • Saltus was located 29 miles [46.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Ludlow.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saltus have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Zzyzx
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    • Zzyzx lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<5> to the north of Ludlow.
    • Former names for Zzyzx:
    • Camp Soda
    • Soda Springs
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  • Newberry Springs

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ludlow ...

Looking for more information about Ludlow? 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 Ludlow, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ludlow.

Adding Ludlow to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ludlow 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 Ludlow was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Ludlow.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ludlow - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (442) is an overlay for area code (760).
<4>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 Ludlow). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ludlow or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Ludlow) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ludlow. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LudlowOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ludlow. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7256, Longitude: -116.1632    
<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>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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