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Welcome to Murphys ...
Murphys was established in 1848.
Murphys is 2,170 feet [661 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Murphys is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Murphys lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Murphys: (209)
Communities Also Named Murphys ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two California communities named Murphys: This one is located in Calaveras County and the other is located in Santa Clara County.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Murphys.
Communities near Murphys ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Murphys.
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 Murphys. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Murphys.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Murphys. 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 Murphys.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Murphys. See our Newspapers Page for Murphys.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Murphys ...
Looking for more information about Murphys? 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 Murphys, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Murphys.
Adding Murphys to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Murphys in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Murphys was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Murphys on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Murphys. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Calaveras County: www.co.calaveras.ca.us/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 15 Aug 2022