Sans, California

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Former settlement
Sans is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 35°58′24″N 121°20′22″W / 35.97333°N 121.33944°W / 35.97333; -121.33944Coordinates: 35°58′24″N 121°20′22″W / 35.97333°N 121.33944°W / 35.97333; -121.33944
Country United States
State California
County Monterey County
Elevation[1] 1,316 ft (401 m)

Sans is a former settlement in Monterey County, California.[1] It was located 9 miles (14 km) northeast of Cape San Martin,[2] at an elevation of 1316 feet (401 m).[1] Sans still appeared on USGS maps as of 1921.[1]

Sans was located near the Nacimiento River and hosted the Nacimiento School.[2]


At the county level, the area that was once Sans is represented on the Monterey County Board of Supervisors by Supervisor Dave Potter .[3] In the California State Assembly, it is represented by Bill Monning as part of the 27th Assembly district.[4] In the State Senate, the area is represented by Sam Blakeslee as part of the 15th State Senate district.[5] In the U.S. House of Representatives, the area is part of California's 17th congressional district, represented by Sam Farr.[6]


  1. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sans, 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. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ "Monterey County Supervisorial District 5 Map (North District 5)". County of Monterey. Retrieved 21 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "Bill Monning - Biography". Bill Monning, California State Assemblyman, 27th District. Retrieved 12 October 2012. 
  5. ^ "District Map". Sam Blakeslee, California State Senator, 15th District. Retrieved 12 October 2012. 
  6. ^ "The 17th District: About the 17th District of California". Sam Farr, United States Congressman, California's 17th District. Retrieved 12 October 2012.