Zinfandel, California

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This article is about the unincorporated area in Napa County, California. For the variety of grape, see Zinfandel. For bells used by Japanese officials, see Station bell.
Zinfandel
Unincorporated community
Zinfandel is located in California
Zinfandel
Zinfandel
Location within the state of California
Coordinates: 38°28′58″N 122°26′32″W / 38.48278°N 122.44222°W / 38.48278; -122.44222Coordinates: 38°28′58″N 122°26′32″W / 38.48278°N 122.44222°W / 38.48278; -122.44222
Country  United States
State  California
County Napa
Elevation[1] 197 ft (60 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 94567
Area code(s) 707
GNIS feature ID 1660226[1]

Zinfandel (formerly, Bell Station and Pine Station) is a small unincorporated community in Napa County, California just south of the city of St. Helena in the North Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area.[1] It is part of the Wine Country. It is located at the intersection of the St. Helena Highway (State Route 29) and Zinfandel Lane and comprises about 14 square blocks, most of which are rural and residential in character. The ZIP Code is 94567. The community is inside area code 707.

The town was named after a grape and a variety of wine produced from that grape.

History[edit]

The place was first called Pine Station, and later as Bell Station, before bearing its present name.[2]

Government[edit]

In the California State Legislature, Zinfandel is in the 3rd Senate District, represented by Democrat Lois Wolk, and in the 4th Assembly District, represented by Democrat Bill Dodd.[3]

In the United States House of Representatives, Zinfandel is in California's 5th congressional district, represented by Democrat Mike Thompson.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Zinfandel, California". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 725. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ "Statewide Database". UC Regents. Retrieved December 6, 2014. 
  4. ^ "California's 5th Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 3, 2013. 

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