|County||Contra Costa County|
|Elevation||62 ft (19 m)|
Nichols is an unincorporated community in Contra Costa County, California. It is on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad 5.5 miles (9 km) west of Pittsburg, at an elevation of 62 feet (19 m). The place is named for William H. Nichols, who was a landowner here.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Nichols, California
- Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 672. ISBN 9781884995149.
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