Erle, California

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Coordinates: 39°06′03″N 121°23′45″W / 39.10083°N 121.39583°W / 39.10083; -121.39583

Erle
Former settlement
Erle is located in California
Erle
Erle
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°06′03″N 121°23′45″W / 39.10083°N 121.39583°W / 39.10083; -121.39583
Country United States
State California
County Yuba County
Elevation[1] 115 ft (35 m)

Erle is a former settlement in Yuba County, California. It was located 6.25 miles (10.1 km) north-northeast of Wheatland,[2] at an elevation of 115 feet (35 m). Erle still appeared on maps as of 1910; the former settlement is now part of Beale Air Force Base.

A post office operated at Erle from 1892 to 1909.[2] The name is in honor of a pioneer family.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Erle, California
  2. ^ 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. 483. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.