Saint Vincent, California

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Saint Vincent
Unincorporated community
Saint Vincent is located in California
Saint Vincent
Saint Vincent
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°01′47″N 122°32′04″W / 38.02972°N 122.53444°W / 38.02972; -122.53444Coordinates: 38°01′47″N 122°32′04″W / 38.02972°N 122.53444°W / 38.02972; -122.53444
Country United States
State California
County Marin County
Elevation[1] 39 ft (12 m)

Saint Vincent (formerly, Saint Vincent Station) is an unincorporated community in Marin County, California.[1] It is located on the Northwestern Pacific Railroad 1 mile (1.6 km) north-northeast of Gallinas,[2] at an elevation of 39 feet (12 m).[1]

A post office operated at Saint Vincent from 1896 to 1922.[2] The place was named after the Saint Vincent School for Boys built there in 1855 by the Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Saint Vincent, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 635. ISBN 9781884995149.