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Watsonville Junction
—  Unincorporated community  —
Watsonville Junction is located in California
Watsonville Junction
Location in California
Coordinates: 36°53′42″N 121°44′45″W / 36.895°N 121.74583°W / 36.895; -121.74583Coordinates: 36°53′42″N 121°44′45″W / 36.895°N 121.74583°W / 36.895; -121.74583
Country United States
State California
County Monterey County
Elevation [1] 33 ft (10 m)

Watsonville Junction (AKA Pajaro) is an unincorporated community in Monterey County, California.[1] It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 5.5 miles (8.9 km) west of Aromas,[2] at an elevation of 33 feet (10 m).[1]

Originally called Watsonville Junction , the name was changed by the railroad.[2] A railroad branch line to Watsonville joins the main line at, whence the name.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographical Names Information System: Watsonville Junction, 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. 973-974. ISBN 9781884995149.  


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