Verona, California

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Coordinates: 37°37′37″N 121°52′53″W / 37.62694°N 121.88139°W / 37.62694; -121.88139

Verona
Unincorporated community
Verona is located in California
Verona
Verona
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°37′37″N 121°52′53″W / 37.62694°N 121.88139°W / 37.62694; -121.88139
Country United States
State California
County Alameda County
Elevation[1] 315 ft (96 m)

Verona is an unincorporated community in Alameda County, California. It is located on the Western Pacific and the Southern Pacific Railroads 2.25 miles (3.6 km) north of Sunol,[2] at an elevation of 315 feet (96 m).

The name is from the estate of Phoebe Hearst La Hacienda del Pozo de Verona which was located nearby and the station at Verona was the nearest to the estate.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Verona, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 719. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.