Temperance, California

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Temperance is a former settlement in Fresno County, California.[1] It was located 6.5 miles (10.5 km) northeast of Fresno.[1]

A post office operated at Temperance from 1881 to 1886.[1] The place was named for the Women's Christian Temperance Union.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1038. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.