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Coordinates: 36°44′18″N 119°07′15″W / 36.73833°N 119.12083°W / 36.73833; -119.12083

Dunlap
—  Unincorporated community  —
Dunlap is located in California
Dunlap
Location in California
Coordinates: 36°44′18″N 119°07′15″W / 36.73833°N 119.12083°W / 36.73833; -119.12083
Country United States
State California
County Fresno County
Elevation [1] 1,919 ft (585 m)

Dunlap is an unincorporated community in Fresno County, California.[1] It lies at an elevation of 1919 feet (585 m).[1] It has a population of 131. It is located approximately 38 miles east of Fresno. St. Nicholas Ranch ([1]), a retreat center run by the Greek Orthodox Church, is a major attraction. The Greek Orthodox Monastery (Convent) of the Theotokos, the Life-Giving Spring ([2]) is also located there. A special attraction of Dunlap is the Sierra Endangered Cat Haven [3][4]. The ZIP Code is 93621, and the community is inside area code 559.

The first post office was established in 1882, was closed for a time in 1885, and moved in 1898.[2] The name honors George Dunlap Moss, school teacher instrumental in bringing a post office to the town.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographical Names Information System: Dunlap, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 1029. ISBN 9781884995149. 
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