Hilt, California

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Hilt, California
Hilt, California is located in California
Hilt, California
Hilt, California
Coordinates: 41°59′41″N 122°37′24″W / 41.99472°N 122.62333°W / 41.99472; -122.62333Coordinates: 41°59′41″N 122°37′24″W / 41.99472°N 122.62333°W / 41.99472; -122.62333
CountryUnited States
2,907 ft (886 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
Area code(s)530
GNIS feature ID266807[1]

Hilt (also known as Hilts) is an unincorporated community in Siskiyou County, California, United States. The community is along Interstate 5 near the Oregon border, 18 miles (29 km) north of Yreka.[2] It is named for early settler John Hilt.[3]


  1. ^ "Hilt". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ California Department of Transportation (2005). State Highway Map 2005 (Map). Retrieved June 4, 2019 – via David Rumsey Historical Map Collection. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "A Petition for Naming Hilt, California" (PDF). United States Geological Survey. January 1967. Retrieved June 4, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)