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Coordinates: 38°02′45″N 122°01′47″W / 38.04583°N 122.02972°W / 38.04583; -122.02972

Bay Point
—  Former settlement  —
Bay Point is located in California
Bay Point
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°02′45″N 122°01′47″W / 38.04583°N 122.02972°W / 38.04583; -122.02972
Country United States
State California
County Contra Costa County
Elevation [1] 13 ft (4 m)

Bay Point (also, Baypoint)[2] is a former settlement in Contra Costa County, California. It was on the Southern Pacific Railroad near Port Chicago,[2] at an elevation of 13 feet (4 m). It still appeared on maps as of 1898.

The Baypoint post office operated from 1901 to 1931 when it became the Port Chicago post office.[2]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographical Names Information System: Bay Point (former settlement), California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 684. ISBN 9781884995149.  


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