Pineridge, California

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Coordinates: 37°03′48″N 119°21′39″W / 37.06333°N 119.36083°W / 37.06333; -119.36083

Pineridge
Unincorporated community
Pineridge is located in California
Pineridge
Pineridge
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°03′48″N 119°21′39″W / 37.06333°N 119.36083°W / 37.06333; -119.36083
Country United States
State California
County Fresno County
Elevation[1] 4,842 ft (1,476 m)

Pineridge (formerly, Kenyon and Pine Ridge)[2] is an unincorporated community in Fresno County, California.[1] It is located 4 miles (6.4 km) southwest of Shaver Lake Heights,[2] at an elevation of 4842 feet (1476 m).[1]

The Kenyon post office opened in 1890, the name was changed to Pine Ridge in 1892, to Pineridge in 1895, and closed in 1944.[2] The name Kenyon is in honor of Silas W. Kenyon, its first postmaster.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Pineridge, 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. 1089. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 

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