Bly, California

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Bly
Unincorporated community
Bly is located in California
Bly
Bly
Location in California
Coordinates: 33°59′33″N 117°29′41″W / 33.99250°N 117.49472°W / 33.99250; -117.49472Coordinates: 33°59′33″N 117°29′41″W / 33.99250°N 117.49472°W / 33.99250; -117.49472
Country  United States
State  California
County Riverside County
Elevation[1] 229 m (751 ft)

Bly (formerly, Bly Junction)[2] is an unincorporated community in Riverside County, California.[1] It lies at an elevation of 751 feet (229 m).[1] Bly is located 6.5 miles (10.5 km) west of downtown Riverside.[2]

The town was named by officials of the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad for local quarry owners.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bly, 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. 1397. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.