Fish Rock, California

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Fish Rock
Unincorporated community
Fish Rock is located in California
Fish Rock
Fish Rock
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°48′18″N 123°35′07″W / 38.80500°N 123.58528°W / 38.80500; -123.58528Coordinates: 38°48′18″N 123°35′07″W / 38.80500°N 123.58528°W / 38.80500; -123.58528
Country United States
State California
County Mendocino County
Elevation[1] 171 ft (52 m)

Fish Rock (formerly, Fishrock and Conways Landing)[2] is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California.[1] It is located 4 miles (6.4 km) northwest of Gualala,[2] at an elevation of 171 feet (52 m).[1]

The Conways Landing post office opened in 1870, changed its name to Fish Rock in 1871, closed in 1873, re-opened in 1885, moved in 1908, and closed for good in 1910.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fish Rock, 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. 60. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.