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Welcome to Planada ...

Planada is located in Merced County.

Planada is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Planada is located in the (209) area code.

The ZIP code for Planada: 95365<2>

Communities near Planada ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Planada and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Amsterdam   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Atwater   [Map]   29,397   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Catheys Valley   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Chowchilla   [Map]   18,558   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
El Nido   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fluhr   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Planada. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Planada. 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 Planada.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Planada ...

Looking for more information about Planada? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Planada, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Planada.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Merced County: www.co.merced.ca.us/

The official website for State of California: www.state.ca.us/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Planada - 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 Planada). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Planada 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' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Planada. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Planada) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Planada. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Planada

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Planada. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2919, Longitude: -120.3168     [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 Planada.

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