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Poe, California
(San Bernardino County)

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The location of Poe

Welcome to Poe ...

So far, we have found very little information about Poe. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Poe to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Poe, please Contact Us.

Poe would have been located within present day San Bernardino County.

The location of Poe has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Poe is 1,810 feet [552 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Poe was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities near Poe ...

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 Poe and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Afton   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Barstow   [Map]   23,916   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Daggett   [Map]   ---   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Fort Irwin   [Map]   ---   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Lavic - Historic   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lenwood   [Map]   ---   W   33 miles [53.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Poe ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two California communities named Poe: This one is located in San Bernardino County and the other is located in Butte County.

Beyond California, there are 15 communities that are also named Poe - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

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 Poe. 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 Poe. 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 Poe.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for California

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Poe, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>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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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Poe - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Poe) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Poe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7967, Longitude: -116.5167     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Poe have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Poe.

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