|Elevation||276 ft (84 m)|
Acolita is an unincorporated community in Imperial County, California. It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 8 miles (13 km) northwest of Glamis, at an elevation of 276 feet (84 m). The town was named after the Spanish word for acolyte for unknown reasons.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Acolita, California
- Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1387. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
- Erwin G. Gudde; William Bright (10 May 2004). California Place Names: The Origin and Etymology of Current Geographical Names. University of California Press. p. 3. ISBN 978-0-520-24217-3. Retrieved 20 January 2012.
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