O'Neals, California

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O'Neals
Unincorporated community
O'Neals is located in California
O'Neals
O'Neals
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°7.7′N 119°41.7′W / 37.1283°N 119.6950°W / 37.1283; -119.6950Coordinates: 37°7.7′N 119°41.7′W / 37.1283°N 119.6950°W / 37.1283; -119.6950
Country United States
State California
County Madera County
Elevation[1] 1,309 ft (399 m)

O'Neals is an unincorporated community in Madera County, California.[1] It is located on the Willow Creek 13 miles (21 km) west of Raymond,[2] at an elevation of 1309 feet (399 m).[1]

The O'Neals post office opened in 1887.[2] The name honored Charles O'Neal, merchant and first postmaster.[2] It is the home of Frank Bigelow, elected to represent the California's 5th State Assembly district in the state legislature in 2012.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: O'Neals, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 811. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 

External links[edit]

O'Neal Website: O'Neals, Madera County [1]