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Coordinates: 36°33′58″N 119°44′24″W / 36.56611°N 119.74°W / 36.56611; -119.74

Monmouth
—  Unincorporated community  —
Monmouth is located in California
Monmouth
Location in California
Coordinates: 36°33′58″N 119°44′24″W / 36.56611°N 119.74°W / 36.56611; -119.74
Country United States
State California
County Fresno County
Elevation [1] 276 ft (84 m)

Monmouth is an unincorporated community in Fresno County, California.[1] It is located 7.25 miles (12 km) west of Selma,[2] at an elevation of 276 feet (84 m).[1]

Officials of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad named the place after Monmouth, Illinois.[2]

A post office operated at Monmouth from 1908 to 1919.[2]Monmouth was the child hood home of Lance Hayes.

References

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographical Names Information System: Monmouth, 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. 1074. ISBN 9781884995149.  
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