Wunpost, California

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Wunpost
Unincorporated community
Wunpost is located in California
Wunpost
Wunpost
Location in California
Coordinates: 35°55′52″N 120°51′48″W / 35.93111°N 120.86333°W / 35.93111; -120.86333Coordinates: 35°55′52″N 120°51′48″W / 35.93111°N 120.86333°W / 35.93111; -120.86333
Country United States
State California
County Monterey County
Elevation[1] 495 ft (151 m)

Wunpost is an unincorporated community in Monterey County, California.[1] It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 5.5 miles (8.9 km) northwest of Bradley,[2] at an elevation of 495 feet (151 m).[1]

Local tradition has it that the town name honors a Chinese worker killed there during the construction of the railroad.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Wunpost, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 977. ISBN 9781884995149.