Afton, Glenn County, California

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Coordinates: 39°25′12″N 121°57′59″W / 39.42000°N 121.96639°W / 39.42000; -121.96639

Afton
Afton is located in California
Afton
Afton
Location in California
Afton is located in the United States
Afton
Afton
Afton (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°25′12″N 121°57′59″W / 39.42000°N 121.96639°W / 39.42000; -121.96639
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyGlenn County
Elevation72 ft (22 m)

Afton is an unincorporated community in Glenn County, California.[1] It is located 3.25 miles (5 km) south-southeast of Butte City,[2] at an elevation of 72 feet (22 m).[1] A general store was operated for many years at Afton but closed down in recent years. Afton is primarily an agricultural community. The area is known for flooding during winters with high rainfall.

A post office operated at Afton from 1887 to 1910 and from 1915 to 1923.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Afton, Glenn County, 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. 183. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.