California Historical Landmark
California Historical Landmarks (CHLs) are buildings, structures, sites, or places in the state of California that have been determined to have statewide historical landmark significance.
Historical significance is determined by meeting at least one of the criteria listed below:
- Approved for designation by the County Board of Supervisors or the City/Town Council in whose jurisdiction it is located
- Be recommended by the California State Historical Resources Commission
- Be officially designated by the Director of California State Parks
Other designations 
California Historical Landmarks of #770 and above are automatically listed in the California Register of Historical Resources.
See also 
- List of California Historical Landmarks by county
- National Historic Sites (United States)
- National Register of Historic Places listings in California — with links to list articles by county.
- Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
- San Francisco Designated Landmarks
- "California Historical Landmarks". State of California, Office of Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-12-01.
- Johnson, Marael (1995). Why Stop? A Guide to California Roadside Historical Markers. Houston, TX: Gulf Publishing Company. p. 213. ISBN 9780884159230. OCLC 32168093.
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- official OHP—California Office of Historic Preservation website
- OHP: California Historical Sites searchpage - links to lists by county.