Atchison, California

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Atchison is a former settlement in Contra Costa County, California.[1] It was located 1 mile (1.6 km) southeast of Richmond.[1] Its site has now been incorporated by Richmond. The town was most noted as the local headquarters of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad, after which it was named.[1]

A post office operated at Atchison from 1903 to 1911.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 689. ISBN 9781884995149. 

Coordinates: 37°56′01″N 122°22′18″W / 37.93361°N 122.37167°W / 37.93361; -122.37167