Fremont, Yolo County, California

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To be distinguished from Fremont, California or Fremont Landing, California.

Coordinates: 38°40′36″N 121°38′06″W / 38.67667°N 121.63500°W / 38.67667; -121.63500

Fremont
Unincorporated community
Fremont is located in California
Fremont
Fremont
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°40′36″N 121°38′06″W / 38.67667°N 121.63500°W / 38.67667; -121.63500
Country United States
State California
County Yolo County
Elevation[1] 23 ft (7 m)

Fremont (also known as Elkhorn)[1][2] is an unincorporated community in Yolo County, California. It is located on the Sacramento River and Interstate 5 in the east-northeastern portion of the county. Fremont's ZIP Code is 95691 and its area code 530. It is located on the Sacramento Northern and Sacramento and Woodland Railroads 11 miles (18 km) northeast of Davis,[2] at an elevation of 23 feet (7 m).

Recently the Yolo County Board of Supervisors proposed an Elkhorn Specific Plan for the area to be developed as the "Gateway to Yolo". The plan calls for 365 acres (1.48 km2) to be divided between commercial, industrial, open space, and public space. The county plans for 322 of the total acreage to be job producing, with an estimated 5,846 jobs opened.[3] The City of Woodland has expressed discontent with the idea of developing the rural area, primarily because it could detract revenue from hoteliers in Woodland as people from the Sacramento International Airport might choose Elkhorn as their destination for a hotel rather than Woodland.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fremont, Yolo County, California
  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. 488. ISBN 9781884995149. 
  3. ^ "Elkhorn site: Gateway to Yolo". The Woodland Record. December 6, 2008. p. 3. Retrieved 2008-12-20. [dead link]
  4. ^ Gay, Dino (December 6, 2008). "Supervisors’ Elkhorn plan expands". The Woodland Record. pp. 1–3. Retrieved 2008-12-20. [dead link]