Coburn, California

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Coburn
Unincorporated community
Coburn is located in California
Coburn
Coburn
Location in California
Coordinates: 36°17′19″N 121°09′10″W / 36.28861°N 121.15278°W / 36.28861; -121.15278Coordinates: 36°17′19″N 121°09′10″W / 36.28861°N 121.15278°W / 36.28861; -121.15278
Country United States
State California
County Monterey County
Elevation[1] 282 ft (86 m)

Coburn is an unincorporated community in Monterey County, California.[1] It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 5.5 miles (8.9 km) east-southeast of Greenfield,[2] at an elevation of 282 feet (86 m).[1]

The name honors Loren Coburn who in 1883 granted the railroad a right of way on his land.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Coburn, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 886. ISBN 9781884995149.