Chandon, California

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Coordinates: 39°18′52″N 121°39′44″W / 39.31444°N 121.66222°W / 39.31444; -121.66222

Chandon
Former settlement
Chandon is located in California
Chandon
Chandon
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°18′52″N 121°39′44″W / 39.31444°N 121.66222°W / 39.31444; -121.66222
Country United States
State California
County Butte County
Elevation[1] 89 ft (27 m)

Chandon is a ghost town in Butte County, California, United States. It was located 2 miles (3.2 km) south-southeast of Gridley on the Northern Electric Railroad,[2] at an elevation of 89 feet (27 m). Chandon still appeared on maps as of 1912. The place was named for the landowner.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Chandon, 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. 210. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.