Cummings, Mendocino County, California

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Cummings
Unincorporated community
Cummings is located in California
Cummings
Cummings
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°50′00″N 123°37′55″W / 39.83333°N 123.63194°W / 39.83333; -123.63194Coordinates: 39°50′00″N 123°37′55″W / 39.83333°N 123.63194°W / 39.83333; -123.63194
Country United States
State California
County Mendocino County
Elevation[1] 1,329 ft (405 m)

Cummings is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California.[1] It is located near U.S. Route 101[2] on Rattlesnake Creek 5 miles (8 km) east-southeast of Leggett,[3] at an elevation of 1329 feet (405 m).[1]

The Cummings post office opened in 1888, closed in 1899, and re-opened in 1900.[3] The name honors Jonathan Cummings, an early settler.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cummings, Mendocino County, California
  2. ^ DeLorme California Atlas & Gazateer (2008) Yarmouth, Maine p.47 ISBN 0-89933-383-4
  3. ^ 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. 45. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.