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Welcome to Yarmouth ...

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

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




Yarmouth would have been located within present day San Joaquin County.

When the people of Yarmouth referred to themselves (known as a demonym), they are believed to have used Yarmouthian<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Yarmouth is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The location where Yarmouth once stood is in the (209) area code.

Communities near Yarmouth ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Yarmouth and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Banta   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lathrop   [Map]   22,781   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Manteca   [Map]   79,268   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Modesto   [Map]   214,221   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Patterson   [Map]   22,124   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ripon   [Map]   15,677   E   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Yarmouth ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Yarmouth - they are located in Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts and Nova Scotia.

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

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 Yarmouth. 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 Yarmouth. 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 Yarmouth.

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

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The Communities of California

About San Joaquin County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for San Joaquin County: www.sjgov.org/

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



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 Yarmouth, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Yarmouth refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Yarmouth may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Yarmouth - 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 'point-to-point' distance starting in Yarmouth. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Yarmouth) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Yarmouth. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6866, Longitude: -121.3483     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Yarmouth 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 Yarmouth.

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