Waldo Junction, California

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Coordinates: 39°06′40″N 121°18′33″W / 39.11111°N 121.30917°W / 39.11111; -121.30917

Waldo Junction
Unincorporated community
Waldo Junction is located in California
Waldo Junction
Waldo Junction
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°06′40″N 121°18′33″W / 39.11111°N 121.30917°W / 39.11111; -121.30917
Country United States
State California
County Yuba County
Elevation [1] 256 ft (78 m)

Waldo Junction (formerly Waldo and Cabbage Patch)[2] is an unincorporated community in Yuba County, California. It is located on Dry Creek 9.5 miles (15.3 km) northeast of Wheatland,[2] at an elevation of 256 feet (78 m).

A post office operated here from 1898 to 1915.[2] Originally called Cabbage Patch in 1852, the name changed to Waldo upon the opening of the post office.[2] The name honors William Waldo, an early settler.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Waldo Junction, California
  2. ^ a b c d e Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 573. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.