Rancho de los Californios, California

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Rancho de los Californios
Locale
Rancho de los Californios is located in California
Rancho de los Californios
Rancho de los Californios
Location in California
Coordinates: 36°47′34.98″N 120°07′57.68″W / 36.7930500°N 120.1326889°W / 36.7930500; -120.1326889
Country United States
State California
County Fresno County
Elevation[1] 210 ft (60 m)


Rancho de los Californios is a former settlement in Fresno County, California.[2] It was located east of Pueblo de las Juntas on high ground near the south bank of the San Joaquin River.[2] Its site is near the corner of Ashlan and North Lake Avenues, 4miles north of the Whitesbridge Road and 6 miles west of Biola, California. [3]

Located on the Eastern route of El Camino Viejo, the place was used as a hideout for horse thieves during Spanish and Mexican rule, and continued to be a place of relative safety for outlaws during American rule.[2]

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Coordinates: 36°47′35″N 120°07′58″W / 36.79305°N 120.13269°W / 36.79305; -120.13269