Jacinto, California

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Coordinates: 39°34′52″N 122°00′24″W / 39.58111°N 122.00667°W / 39.58111; -122.00667

Jacinto
Unincorporated community
Jacinto is located in California
Jacinto
Jacinto
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°34′52″N 122°00′24″W / 39.58111°N 122.00667°W / 39.58111; -122.00667
Country United States
State California
County Glenn County
Elevation[1] 112 ft (34 m)

Jacinto is a small unincorporated community in Glenn County, California.[1] Named for Jacinto Rodriques, who received a Mexican land grant in the area in 1844, it is located on the Sacramento River 11 miles (18 km) east-northeast of Willows,[2] at an elevation of 112 feet (34 m).[1]

A post office was established at Jacinto March 19, 1858 and operated until November 15, 1910.[2] Jacinto was the home of Dr. Hugh J. Glenn, a prominent figure in California politics.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Jacinto, 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. 257. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.