Lovdal, California

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Coordinates: 38°36′01″N 121°33′09″W / 38.60028°N 121.55250°W / 38.60028; -121.55250

Lovdal
Unincorporated community
Lovdal is located in California
Lovdal
Lovdal
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°36′01″N 121°33′09″W / 38.60028°N 121.55250°W / 38.60028; -121.55250
Country United States
State California
County Yolo County
Elevation[1] 20 ft (6 m)

Lovdal is an unincorporated community in Yolo County, California. It lies at an elevation of 20 feet (6 m). The area is named after the Lovdal family that owned 2,800 acres (11 km2) of land in the area by 1903.[2]

The name Lovdal appears to have given to two nearby places: one on the Sacramento Northern Railroad 2.25 miles (3.6 km) north-northwest of West Sacramento, the other on the Southern Pacific Railroad 2 miles (3.2 km) west-northwest of West Sacramento.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lovdal, California
  2. ^ Larkey, Joann L.; Walters, Shipley (1987). "New Owners, New Enterprises". Yolo County: Land of Changing Patterns. Northridge, California: Windsor Publications, Inc. p. 48. 
  3. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 517. ISBN 9781884995149.