Herndon, California

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Coordinates: 36°50′12″N 119°55′03″W / 36.83667°N 119.91750°W / 36.83667; -119.91750

Herndon
Unincorporated community
Herndon is located in California
Herndon
Herndon
Location in California
Coordinates: 36°50′12″N 119°55′03″W / 36.83667°N 119.91750°W / 36.83667; -119.91750
Country United States
State California
County Fresno County
Elevation[1] 299 ft (91 m)

Herndon (formerly, Sycamore) is an unincorporated community in Fresno County, California.[1] It is located 9 miles (14 km) northwest of downtown Fresno,[2] at an elevation of 299 feet (91 m).[1]

The town was originally called Sycamore in 1872.[2] The Herndon post office opened in 1887, closed in 1893, and re-opened in 1907.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Herndon, 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. 1046. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.