Kingston, Fresno County, California

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Kingston is a former settlement, formerly in Fresno County, California.[1] It was located 3.5 miles (5.6 km) west of Laton.[1] Kingston, California is now in Kings County, California. Originally in Fresno County, until 1909 when Fresno County lands in the vicinity, south of the Kings River were transferred to Kings County.

A post office operated at Kingston from 1859 to 1862, and from 1866 to 1890, when the service transferred to Lillis.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 1060. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 

Coordinates: 36°25′24.71″N 119°41′37.9″W / 36.4235306°N 119.693861°W / 36.4235306; -119.693861