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Welcome to Standish ...

Standish is located in Lassen County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Standish, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1899.

Standish is 4,040 feet [1,231 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Standish is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Standish: (530)

The ZIP code for Standish: 96128<3>

Communities Also Named Standish ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 6 communities that are also named Standish - they are located in Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri and New York.

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

Communities near Standish ...

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

  • Susanville
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
  • Belfast
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belfast
    • Belfast is located in Lassen County
  • Leavitt
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leavitt
    • Leavitt is located in Lassen County
  • Janesville
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Wendel
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
  • Karlo ‑ Historic
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Karlo have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Karlo
    • Karlo is located in Lassen County
    • Former name for Karlo:
    • Secret
  • Milford
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Antelope ‑ Historic
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Antelope. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Antelope
    • Antelope is located in Lassen County
  • Herlong Junction
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herlong Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Herlong Junction
    • Herlong Junction is located in Lassen County
  • Patton Village
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patton Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patton Village
    • Patton Village is located in Lassen County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Standish ...

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

Adding Standish to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Standish 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 Standish was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Standish post office opened in 1899.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Standish.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Standish. 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 Lassen, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Standish - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 Standish). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Standish or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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