Swingle, California

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Coordinates: 38°33′30″N 121°40′32″W / 38.55833°N 121.67556°W / 38.55833; -121.67556

Swingle
Unincorporated community
Swingle is located in California
Swingle
Swingle
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°33′30″N 121°40′32″W / 38.55833°N 121.67556°W / 38.55833; -121.67556
Country United States
State California
County Yolo County
Elevation[1] 33 ft (10 m)

Swingle is an unincorporated community in Yolo County, California. It is located on the Union Pacific Railroad 4 miles (6.4 km) east of Davis[2] at an elevation of 33 feet (10 m). In the late 19th century, Swingle contained cattle pens and was a shipment point on the Southern Pacific Railroad for cattle to market.[3] A 1913 book described Swingle, along with Webster, as along the main automobile route from Davis to Broderick.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Swingle, California
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 565. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ Crofutt, George A. (1878). Crofutt's New Overland Tourist and Pacific Coast Guide. The Overland Publishing Company. p. 200. 
  4. ^ Drury, Wells; Aubrey Drury (1913). California tourist guide and handbook: authentic description of routes of travel and points of interest in California. Western guidebook company. p. 189. Retrieved 2009-06-16.