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Welcome to Soda Springs ...

Soda Springs is located in Placer County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Soda Springs: Soda Spgs. (or less commonly used: Soda Spngs. or Soda Sprngs.)

Soda Springs is 6,040 feet [1,841 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Soda Springs is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Soda Springs is within the boundaries of the (530) area code.

Communities Also Named Soda Springs ...

While we believe that this Soda Springs is located in Placer County, we know of another 4 California communities named Soda Springs. Those communities are located in the following counties: Mendocino, Nevada, San Diego and Tulare County.

Beyond California, there are 12 communities that are also named Soda Springs - they are located in Colorado (2), Idaho (2), Montana, Nevada and Texas (2).

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

Communities near Soda Springs ...

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

  • Truckee [Nevada County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Truckee
    • Truckee [Nevada County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Soda Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,982 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Truckee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Truckee<5>
  • Donner [Placer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Donner
    • Donner [Placer County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Soda Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Donner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donner
  • Norden [Nevada County]
  • Donner Lake [Nevada County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Donner Lake
    • Donner Lake [Nevada County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Soda Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Donner Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donner Lake
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Donner Woods [Nevada County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Donner Woods
      • Donner Woods [Nevada County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Soda Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donner Woods
    • Soda Springs [Nevada County]
    • Kingvale [Nevada County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingvale
      • Kingvale [Nevada County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Soda Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingvale
    • Prosser Lake Heights [Nevada County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prosser Lake Heights
      • Prosser Lake Heights [Nevada County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Soda Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prosser Lake Heights
    • Big Bend [Placer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Bend
      • Big Bend [Placer County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Soda Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Bend
    • Polaris [Nevada County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Polaris
      • Polaris [Nevada County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Soda Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polaris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Polaris

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Soda Springs ...

Looking for more information about Soda Springs? 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 Soda Springs, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Soda Springs.

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

The official website for Placer County: www.placer.ca.gov/

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 Placer, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Soda Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Soda Springs) 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 Soda Springs. 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 Soda SpringsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Soda Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2471, Longitude: -120.3252       In this case, the coordinates for Soda Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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