Mountain House, Alameda County, California

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Coordinates: 37°45′15″N 121°34′32″W / 37.75417°N 121.57556°W / 37.75417; -121.57556

Mountain House
Unincorporated community
Mountain House is located in California
Mountain House
Mountain House
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°45′15″N 121°34′32″W / 37.75417°N 121.57556°W / 37.75417; -121.57556
Country United States
State California
County Alameda County
Elevation[1] 207 ft (63 m)

Mountain House (formerly, Zimmerman's[1] and Zimmerman's Mountain House[2]) is an unincorporated community in Alameda County, California, United States. It is located 12 miles (19 km) east-northeast of Livermore,[2] at an altitude of 207 feet (63 m),[1] between the California Aqueduct and the Delta-Mendota Canal at a crossroads two miles (3 km) southwest of San Joaquin County's Mountain House.[3]

The Elk Horn post office, which operated from 1852 to 1853, was located at or near Mountain House.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mountain House, Alameda County, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 667. ISBN 9781884995149. 
  3. ^ Mahler, Les. "Mistaken civic identity: Will the real Mountain House stand up?". Oakland Tribune, via findarticles.com, 18 September 2006. Retrieved on 15 April 2009.[dead link]