Largo, California

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Largo
Unincorporated community
Largo is located in California
Largo
Largo
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°01′18″N 123°07′48″W / 39.02167°N 123.13000°W / 39.02167; -123.13000Coordinates: 39°01′18″N 123°07′48″W / 39.02167°N 123.13000°W / 39.02167; -123.13000
Country United States
State California
County Mendocino County
Elevation [1] 522 ft (159 m)

Largo is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California.[1] It is located on the Northwestern Pacific Railroad 10 miles (16 km) south-southeast of Ukiah,[2] at an elevation of 522 feet (159 m).[1]

A post office operated at Largo from 1889 to 1905, having moved in 1897.[2] The name honors Lemuel F. Long, a settler of 1858; "Largo" is Spanish for "Long".[2]

Climate[edit]

This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Largo has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Largo, 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. 91. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Largo, California