Stewartville, California

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Coordinates: 37°56′47″N 121°50′55″W / 37.94639°N 121.84861°W / 37.94639; -121.84861

Stewartville
Unincorporated community
Stewartville is located in California
Stewartville
Stewartville
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°56′47″N 121°50′55″W / 37.94639°N 121.84861°W / 37.94639; -121.84861
Country United States
State California
County Contra Costa County
Elevation[1] 558 ft (170 m)

Stewartville was an unincorporated place in eastern Contra Costa County, California that is now a ghost town. It was located 6 miles (10 km) northeast of Mount Diablo,[2] at an elevation of 558 feet (170 m). It was a mining town for the nearby coal mines.[3]

A post office operated at Stewartville from 1882 to 1902.[2] The place was named for William Stewart, coal mine owner.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Stewartville, 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. 707. ISBN 9781884995149. 
  3. ^ GhostTowns.com, retrieved September 17, 2007