Confederate Corners, California

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Confederate Corners
Unincorporated community
Confederate Corners is located in California
Confederate Corners
Confederate Corners
Location in California
Coordinates: 36°38′41″N 121°39′52″W / 36.64472°N 121.66444°W / 36.64472; -121.66444Coordinates: 36°38′41″N 121°39′52″W / 36.64472°N 121.66444°W / 36.64472; -121.66444
Country United States
State California
County Monterey County
Elevation[1] 52 ft (16 m)

Confederate Corners (formerly, Springtown and Spring Town)[2] is an unincorporated community in Monterey County, California.[1] It is located 2 miles (3.2 km) south-southwest of Salinas,[2] at an elevation of 52 feet (16 m).[1]

Originally Springtown or Spring Town, the place was named Confederate Corners after some Southerners settled there in the late 1860s.[2]

Government[edit]

At the county level, Confederate Corners is represented on the Monterey County Board of Supervisors by Supervisor Dave Potter .[3] In the California State Assembly, Confederate Corners is represented by Bill Monning as part of the 27th Assembly district.[4] In the State Senate, Confederate Corners is represented by Sam Blakeslee as part of the 15th State Senate district.[5] In the U.S. House of Representatives, Confederate Corners is part of California's 17th congressional district, represented by Sam Farr.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Confederate Corners, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 887. ISBN 9781884995149. 
  3. ^ "Monterey County Supervisorial District 5 Map (North District 5)". County of Monterey. Retrieved 21 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "Bill Monning - Biography". Bill Monning, California State Assemblyman, 27th District. Retrieved 12 October 2012. 
  5. ^ "District Map". Sam Blakeslee, California State Senator, 15th District. Retrieved 12 October 2012. 
  6. ^ "The 17th District: About the 17th District of California". Sam Farr, United States Congressman, California's 17th District. Retrieved 12 October 2012.