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Vinland, California

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Welcome to Vinland ...

Vinland is located in Kern County<1>.

We aren't confident of the location of Vinland, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>

Vinland is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Vinland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Vinland - they are located in Kansas and Washington.

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

Communities near Vinland ...

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

  • Delano [Kern County]
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    • Delano [Kern County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the north of Vinland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,041 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delano
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delano<5>
  • Wasco [Kern County]
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    • Wasco [Kern County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Vinland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,734 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wasco
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wasco<5>
  • Shafter [Kern County]
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    • Shafter [Kern County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Vinland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,739 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shafter
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shafter<5>
  • Famoso [Kern County]
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    • Famoso [Kern County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Vinland
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Famoso
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Richgrove [Tulare County]
    • Earlimart [Tulare County]
    • Allensworth [Tulare County] - Historic
    • Minter Village [Kern County]
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      • Minter Village [Kern County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Vinland
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minter Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minter Village
    • Cawelo [Kern County]
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      • Cawelo [Kern County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Vinland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cawelo
    • Ducor [Tulare 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 Vinland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Vinland.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vinland ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Kern, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Vinland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Vinland) 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 Vinland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from VinlandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vinland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7143, Longitude: -119.2313       In this case, the coordinates for Vinland 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.
<6>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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