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Welcome to Milford ...

Milford is located in Lassen County<1>.

Milford was established in 1861.

Milford is 4,220 feet [1,286 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Milford is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Milford lies within the (530) area code.

The ZIP code for Milford: 96121<3>

Communities Also Named Milford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 39 communities that are also named Milford - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (2), Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina (2), Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Milford ...

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

  • Herlong Junction
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herlong Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Herlong Junction
    • Herlong Junction is located in Lassen County
  • Janesville
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Patton Village
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patton Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patton Village
    • Patton Village is located in Lassen County
  • Herlong
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
  • Standish
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
  • Litchfield
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • Wendel
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Doyle
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Leavitt
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leavitt
    • Leavitt is located in Lassen County
  • Belfast
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belfast
    • Belfast is located in Lassen 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 Milford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Milford.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Milford ...

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

Adding Milford to Our Gazetteer ...

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Milford.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Milford. 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 Lassen, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Milford - 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 Milford). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Milford or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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.
<5>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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