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Jewell
—  Unincorporated community  —
Jewell is located in California
Jewell
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°02′12″N 122°44′45″W / 38.03667°N 122.74583°W / 38.03667; -122.74583Coordinates: 38°02′12″N 122°44′45″W / 38.03667°N 122.74583°W / 38.03667; -122.74583
Country United States
State California
County Marin County
Elevation [1] 79 ft (24 m)

Jewell (formerly, Jewells) is an unincorporated community in Marin County, California.[1] It is located 11 miles (18 km) west-southwest of Novato,[2] at an elevation of 79 feet (24 m).[1]

The name honors Omar Jewell, who ranched nearby in the 1860s.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographical Names Information System: Jewell, 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. 647. ISBN 9781884995149.  
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