Martinus Corner, California

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Martinus Corner
Unincorporated community
Martinus Corner is located in California
Martinus Corner
Martinus Corner
Location in California
Coordinates: 35°56′24″N 121°07′09″W / 35.94000°N 121.11917°W / 35.94000; -121.11917Coordinates: 35°56′24″N 121°07′09″W / 35.94000°N 121.11917°W / 35.94000; -121.11917
Country United States
State California
County Monterey County
Elevation[1] 958 ft (292 m)

Martinus Corner is an unincorporated community in Monterey County, California.[1] It is located 4 miles (6.4 km) east-southeast of Jolon,[2] at an elevation of 958 feet (292 m).[1]

The name honors Jan Henry Martinus, who in 1891 staked a land claim at the place.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Martinus Corner, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 922. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.