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Coordinates: 36°39′40″N 120°15′40″W / 36.66111°N 120.26111°W / 36.66111; -120.26111

Fresno City
—  Former settlement  —
Fresno City is located in California
Fresno City
Location in California
Coordinates: 36°39′40″N 120°15′40″W / 36.66111°N 120.26111°W / 36.66111; -120.26111
Country United States
State California
County Fresno County
Elevation [1] 164 ft (50 m)

Fresno City is a former settlement in Fresno County, California.[1] It was located at the head of Fresno Slough 2 miles (3.2 km) northwest of Tranquillity,[2] at an elevation of 164 feet (50 m).[1]

The town was started in 1855 but practically abandoned by 1865.[2] A post office operated at Fresno City from 1860 to 1863.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographical Names Information System: Fresno City, 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. 1118. ISBN 9781884995149.  
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