El Roble, California

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El Roble
Unincorporated community
El Roble is located in California
El Roble
El Roble
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°05′23″N 123°10′51″W / 39.08972°N 123.18083°W / 39.08972; -123.18083Coordinates: 39°05′23″N 123°10′51″W / 39.08972°N 123.18083°W / 39.08972; -123.18083
Country United States
State California
County Mendocino County
Elevation[1] 564 ft (172 m)

El Roble (formerly, El Roble Siding)[2] is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California.[1] It is located on the Northwestern Pacific Railroad 4.5 miles (7.2 km) south-southeast of Ukiah,[2] at an elevation of 564 feet (172 m).[1]

El Roble (formerly El Robles) is a Spanish name meaning "the oak(s)".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: El Roble, 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. 57. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 118.