Farwell, California

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Farwell
Unincorporated community
Farwell is located in California
Farwell
Farwell
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°35′54″N 121°56′43″W / 37.59833°N 121.94528°W / 37.59833; -121.94528Coordinates: 37°35′54″N 121°56′43″W / 37.59833°N 121.94528°W / 37.59833; -121.94528
Country United States
State California
County Alameda County
Elevation[1] 223 ft (68 m)

Farwell (formerly, Farwell Station and Stonybrook) is an unincorporated community in Alameda County, California. It is located 3.5 miles (5.6 km) north-northeast of downtown Fremont,[2] at an elevation of 223 feet (68 m). Its ZIP code is 94536 and its area code is 510.

The name is in honor of James Dumaresy Farwell, land owner.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Farwell". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  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. 631. ISBN 9781884995149.