Las Juntas, California

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For the former town with this name in Fresno County, see Pueblo de las Juntas, California.
Las Juntas
Unincorporated community
Las Juntas is located in California
Las Juntas
Las Juntas
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°55′55″N 122°03′16″W / 37.93194°N 122.05444°W / 37.93194; -122.05444Coordinates: 37°55′55″N 122°03′16″W / 37.93194°N 122.05444°W / 37.93194; -122.05444[1]
Country United States
State California
County Contra Costa County
Elevation[1] 82 ft (25 m)
GNIS ID[1][2] 1658944
FIPS code[1][2] 06-40578

Las Juntas[1] (from Spanish, meaning: "Together/Closeness" or "The Close Women"),[3] formerly known as Oakleigh,[4] is an unincorporated community in Contra Costa County, California, United States.[1] It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 2 miles (3.2 km) north of downtown Walnut Creek,[4] at an elevation of 82 feet (25 m).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Las Juntas (Contra Costa County, California)". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved May 11, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "FIPS55 Data: California". FIPS55 Data. United States Geological Survey. February 23, 2006. Retrieved May 11, 2014. 
  3. ^ Real Academia Española, "Junta" entry, July 20, 2010
  4. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 652. ISBN 9781884995149.