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Coordinates: 36°50′12″N 119°55′03″W / 36.83667°N 119.9175°W / 36.83667; -119.9175

Herndon
—  Unincorporated community  —
Herndon is located in California
Herndon
Location in California
Coordinates: 36°50′12″N 119°55′03″W / 36.83667°N 119.9175°W / 36.83667; -119.9175
Country United States
State California
County Fresno County
Elevation [1] 299 ft (91 m)

Herndon (formerly, Sycamore) is an unincorporated community in Fresno County, California.[1] It is located 9 miles (14 km) northwest of downtown Fresno,[2] at an elevation of 299 feet (91 m).[1]

The town was originally called Sycamore in 1872.[2] The Herndon post office opened in 1887, closed in 1893, and re-opened in 1907.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographical Names Information System: Herndon, 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. 1046. ISBN 9781884995149.  
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