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Welcome to Pennington ...

Pennington is located in Sutter County<1>.

Pennington is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities Also Named Pennington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 17 communities that are also named Pennington - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, British Columbia, Delaware, Georgia (2), Kansas, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Pennington ...

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

  • Yuba City
  • Oroville
  • Marysville
  • Live Oak
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Live Oak
    • Live Oak lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Pennington.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,048 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Live Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Live Oak
  • Gridley
  • Colusa
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colusa
    • Colusa lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Pennington.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,098 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colusa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colusa<4>
  • Bigg's
  • Live Oak
  • Peachton
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peachton
    • Peachton lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Pennington.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peachton
  • Sutter

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pennington ...

Looking for more information about Pennington? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Pennington, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Pennington.

Adding Pennington to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Pennington 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 Pennington was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Pennington post office opened in 1881.

We also found Pennington in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Pennington.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pennington. 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 Sutter, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pennington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Pennington) 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 Pennington. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PenningtonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pennington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2912, Longitude: -121.7940    
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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