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Pioneer, California
(Amador County)

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The location of Pioneer

Welcome to Pioneer ...

Pioneer is located in Amador County.

Pioneer is 2,980 feet [908 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Pioneer is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Pioneer lies within the (209) area code.

The ZIP code for Pioneer: 95666<2>

Communities near Pioneer ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Pioneer and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Amador City   [Map]   190   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Big Bar   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Glencoe   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Jackson   [Map]   4,740   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pine Grove   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Plymouth   [Map]   993   W   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Pioneer.

Communities Also Named Pioneer ...

While we believe that this Pioneer is located in Amador County, we know of another 2 California communities named Pioneer. Those communities are located in the following counties: Los Angeles and Siskiyou County.

Beyond California, there are 35 communities that are also named Pioneer - they are located in Alabama, Arizona (3), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana (4), Nevada, New Mexico (2), New York, Ohio (2), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Washington (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Pioneer. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pioneer. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pioneer.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Pioneer:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pioneer ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of California

About Amador County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Amador County:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pioneer - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>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 Pioneer). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pioneer or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<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- Pioneer) 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 Pioneer. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pioneer

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pioneer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4317, Longitude: -120.5720     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pioneer.

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