Tarpey, California

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Coordinates: 36°47′16″N 119°42′03″W / 36.78778°N 119.70083°W / 36.78778; -119.70083

Tarpey
Unincorporated community
Tarpey is located in California
Tarpey
Tarpey
Location in California
Coordinates: 36°47′16″N 119°42′03″W / 36.78778°N 119.70083°W / 36.78778; -119.70083
Country United States
State California
County Fresno County
Elevation[1] 344 ft (105 m)

Tarpey is an unincorporated community in Fresno County, California.[1] It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 2.25 miles (3.6 km) south of Clovis,[2] at an elevation of 344 feet (105 m).[1]

A post office operated at Tarpey from 1892 to 1914 and from 1958 to 1961.[2] The name honors Arthur B. Tarpey.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tarpey, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1114. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.