Seminary, Oakland, California

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Coordinates: 37°46′3.58″N 122°11′46.04″W / 37.7676611°N 122.1961222°W / 37.7676611; -122.1961222

Seminary is a neighborhood in the East Oakland section of Oakland, California. It is located just north of the Elmhurst neighborhood. Seminary's ZIP code is 94621. It is best known for its close proximity to Mills College.


Entrance to Mills College, Seminary Avenue

Seminary is named after Mills College. The main street running through the neighborhood, today's Seminary Avenue, was the main route from the bayshore to the college, which was known at the time as "The Young Ladies' Seminary".