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Omira
—  Unincorporated community  —
Omira is located in California
Omira
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°58′01″N 120°04′39″W / 39.96694°N 120.0775°W / 39.96694; -120.0775Coordinates: 39°58′01″N 120°04′39″W / 39.96694°N 120.0775°W / 39.96694; -120.0775
Country United States
State California
County Lassen County
Elevation [1] 4,347 ft (1,325 m)

Omira is an unincorporated community in Lassen County, California.[1] It is located on the Western Pacific Railroad 2.25 miles (3.6 km) west-northwest of Constantia,[2] at an elevation of 4347 feet (1325 m).[1]

A post office operated at Omira from 1910 to 1911 and from 1915 to 1918.[2] The town was named by railroad officials for a woman who promised to build a church there if the town were named for her.[2]

References

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