Rolinda, California

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Rolinda Store, (a.k.a. Rolinda Liquor,) is a landmark of the community along SR180.

Coordinates: 36°44′07″N 119°57′43″W / 36.73528°N 119.96194°W / 36.73528; -119.96194

Rolinda
Unincorporated community
Rolinda is located in California
Rolinda
Rolinda
Location in California
Coordinates: 36°44′07″N 119°57′43″W / 36.73528°N 119.96194°W / 36.73528; -119.96194
Country United States
State California
County Fresno County
Elevation[1] 253 ft (77 m)

Rolinda is a small agricultural unincorporated community in Fresno County, California.[1] It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 10 miles (16 km) west of downtown Fresno,[2] at an elevation of 253 feet (77 m).[1] It is located along State Route 180. Official U.S. Geological Survey coordinates for the community are 36°44′07″N 119°57′43″W / 36.73528°N 119.96194°W / 36.73528; -119.96194. The community is in area code 559. It does not have a ZIP Code and mail uses the Fresno zip code of 93706.

Land surrounding the small community is mostly irrigated, laser-leveled agricultural land. Row crops include feed crops such as Alfalfa. It's common to see Cattle Egrets patrolling the fields for insect life. Raptors including Red-shouldered Hawks are also widely visible during daylight hours.

A landmark south of town is the Houghton-Kearney Elementary School, 8905 W. Kearney Blvd., operated by a K-12 district named Central Unified School District. The facility is located at 36°43′39″N 119°57′01″W / 36.72750°N 119.95028°W / 36.72750; -119.95028.

A post office operated at Rolinda from 1895 to 1902.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rolinda, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1098. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.