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Welcome to Berkeley ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Berkeley, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
When the people of Berkeley refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Berkeleyite<2>
Berkeley is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Berkeley lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Berkeley: (401)
Websites for Berkeley ...
Junior League: www.jlri.org/
Communities Also Named Berkeley ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 16 communities that are also named Berkeley - they are located in California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina (2), Ontario, South Carolina, Virginia (2), Washington and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Berkeley.
Communities near Berkeley ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Berkeley.
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 Berkeley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Berkeley.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Berkeley. 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 Berkeley.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Berkeley. See our Newspapers Page for Berkeley.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Berkeley ...
Looking for more information about Berkeley? 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 Berkeley, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Berkeley.
Adding Berkeley to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Berkeley 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 Berkeley was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Berkeley on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Rhode Island (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Berkeley.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Berkeley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified/updated: 24 Sep 2023