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Fallon
—  Unincorporated community  —
Fallon is located in California
Fallon
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°16′29″N 122°54′21″W / 38.27472°N 122.90583°W / 38.27472; -122.90583Coordinates: 38°16′29″N 122°54′21″W / 38.27472°N 122.90583°W / 38.27472; -122.90583
Country United States
State California
County Marin County
Elevation [1] 75 ft (23 m)

Fallon is an unincorporated community in Marin County, California.[1] It is located 2 miles (3.2 km) north of Tomales,[2] at an elevation of 75 feet (23 m).[1]

The first post office at Fallon opened in 1898.[2] The name honors Luke and James Fallon, early local settlers.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographical Names Information System: Fallon, 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. 631. ISBN 9781884995149.  
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