Auld, California

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Auld
Former settlement
Auld is located in California
Auld
Auld
Location in California
Coordinates: 33°35′10″N 117°03′41″W / 33.58611°N 117.06139°W / 33.58611; -117.06139Coordinates: 33°35′10″N 117°03′41″W / 33.58611°N 117.06139°W / 33.58611; -117.06139
Country  United States
State  California
County Riverside County
Elevation[1] 448 m (1,470 ft)

Auld is a former settlement in Riverside County, California.[1] It lay at an elevation of 1470 feet (448 m).[1] Auld is located 12.5 miles (20.1 km) east of Murrieta.[2]

The Auld post office operated from 1899 to 1921.[2] The name honors the first postmaster, George Auld.[2] The site of Auld is now under Lake Skinner.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Auld, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1391. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.