Luzon, California

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Luzon
Unincorporated community
Luzon is located in California
Luzon
Luzon
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°00′52″N 122°15′05″W / 38.01444°N 122.25139°W / 38.01444; -122.25139Coordinates: 38°00′52″N 122°15′05″W / 38.01444°N 122.25139°W / 38.01444; -122.25139[1]
Country United States
State California
County Contra Costa County
Elevation[1] 95 ft (29 m)
GNIS ID[1][2] 1659027
FIPS code[1][2] 06-44550

Luzon,[1] formerly known as Lutzon, is an unincorporated community in Contra Costa County, California, United States.[1] It is located on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad 6.25 miles (10 km) west of Martinez,[3] at an elevation of 95 feet (29 m).[1] The place was named after Luzon island in the Philippines.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Luzon (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. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 658. ISBN 9781884995149.