Garcia, California

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Garcia is a former settlement in Marin County, California.[1] It was located on the Northwestern Pacific Railroad 2 miles (3.2 km) east of Point Reyes Station.[2]

The name honored Rafael Garcia, recipient of the Rancho Tomales y Baulines Mexican Land Grant.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Garcia, 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. 635. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.