Pieta, California

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Pieta
Unincorporated community
Pieta is located in California
Pieta
Pieta
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°55′36″N 123°03′19″W / 38.92667°N 123.05528°W / 38.92667; -123.05528Coordinates: 38°55′36″N 123°03′19″W / 38.92667°N 123.05528°W / 38.92667; -123.05528
Country United States
State California
County Mendocino County
Elevation[1] 476 ft (145 m)

Pieta is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California.[1] It is located near the mouth of Pieta Creek 5 miles (8 km) southeast of Hopland,[2] at an elevation of 476 feet (145 m).[1]

A post office operated at Pieta from 1891 to 1897.[2] The name honors a local Native American chief.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Pieta, 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. 122. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.