Ostrom, California

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Coordinates: 39°04′10″N 121°30′42″W / 39.06944°N 121.51167°W / 39.06944; -121.51167

Ostrom
Unincorporated community
Ostrom is located in California
Ostrom
Ostrom
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°04′10″N 121°30′42″W / 39.06944°N 121.51167°W / 39.06944; -121.51167
Country United States
State California
County Yuba County
Elevation[1] 69 ft (21 m)

Ostrom (formerly, Reed and Reeds Station)[2] is an unincorporated community in Yuba County, California. It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 3 miles (4.8 km) southeast of Olivehurst,[2] at an elevation of 69 feet (21 m).

A post office operated at Reeds Station in 1871.[2] The prior names were in honor of Henry Reed who settled here in 1850.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ostrom, California
  2. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 534. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.