Spreckels Junction, California

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Spreckels Junction
Unincorporated community
Spreckels Junction is located in California
Spreckels Junction
Spreckels Junction
Location in California
Coordinates: 36°39′30″N 121°37′51″W / 36.65833°N 121.63083°W / 36.65833; -121.63083Coordinates: 36°39′30″N 121°37′51″W / 36.65833°N 121.63083°W / 36.65833; -121.63083
Country United States
State California
County Monterey County
Elevation[1] 62 ft (19 m)

Spreckels Junction (also recorded as Spreckles) is an unincorporated community in Monterey County, California.[1] It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad southeast of Salinas,[2] at an elevation of 62 feet (19 m).[1] A branch rail line from Spreckels joins the main line at Spreckels Junction, whence the name.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Spreckels Junction, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 962. ISBN 9781884995149.