Califa, California

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Califa
Former settlement
Califa is located in California
Califa
Califa
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°05′05″N 120°12′29″W / 37.08472°N 120.20806°W / 37.08472; -120.20806Coordinates: 37°05′05″N 120°12′29″W / 37.08472°N 120.20806°W / 37.08472; -120.20806
Country United States
State California
County Madera County
Elevation [1] 249 ft (76 m)

Califa is a former settlement in Madera County, California.[1] It was located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 1 mile (1.6 km) northwest of Fairmead,[2] at an elevation of 249 feet (76 m).[1] Califa still appeared on maps as of 1918.[1]

A post office operated at Califa from 1912 to 1915.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Califa, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 753. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.