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Welcome to Parkfield ...

Parkfield is located in Monterey County<1>.

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

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

Parkfield is within the (805) area code.

Websites for Parkfield ...

Junior League:   www.jlmontereycounty.org/

Communities Also Named Parkfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Parkfield - it's located in Maryland.

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

Communities near Parkfield ...

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

  • Coalinga [Fresno County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coalinga
    • Coalinga [Fresno County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of Parkfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,591 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coalinga
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coalinga<4>
  • Avenal [Kings County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avenal
    • Avenal [Kings County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Parkfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,362 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avenal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Avenal<4>
  • Parkfield Junction [Fresno County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkfield Junction
    • Parkfield Junction [Fresno County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of Parkfield
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkfield Junction
  • Cholame [San Luis Obispo County]
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    • Estrella [San Luis Obispo County]
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      • Estrella [San Luis Obispo County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Parkfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Estrella
    • San Miguel [San Luis Obispo County]
    • Shandon [San Luis Obispo County]
    • Bradley [Monterey County]
    • Wellsona [San Luis Obispo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wellsona
      • Wellsona [San Luis Obispo County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the southwest of Parkfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellsona
    • El Paso de Robles [San Luis Obispo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for El Paso de Robles
      • El Paso de Robles [San Luis Obispo County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the southwest of Parkfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,521 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for El Paso de Robles have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on El Paso de Robles

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Parkfield ...

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

Adding Parkfield to Our Gazetteer ...

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

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Parkfield on our Genealogy Page.

Communities in California

About Monterey County

About California

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

The official website for Monterey County: www.co.monterey.ca.us/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Monterey, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Parkfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Parkfield) 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 Parkfield. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ParkfieldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Parkfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9000, Longitude: -120.4328    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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