Letcher, California

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Coordinates: 36°54′28″N 119°31′06″W / 36.90778°N 119.51833°W / 36.90778; -119.51833

Letcher
Former settlement
Letcher is located in California
Letcher
Letcher
Location in California
Coordinates: 36°54′28″N 119°31′06″W / 36.90778°N 119.51833°W / 36.90778; -119.51833
Country United States
State California
County Fresno County
Elevation[1] 610 ft (186 m)

Letcher is a former settlement in Fresno County, California.[1] It was located 12 miles (19 km) east-southeast of Clovis,[2] at an elevation of 610 feet (186 m).[1] Letcher still appeared on maps as of 1923.[1]

A post office operated at Letcher from 1886 to 1915.[2] The name honors F.F. Letcher, county supervisor.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Letcher, 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. 1061. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.