Bale, California

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unincorporated community
Bale is located in California
Bale is located in the US
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°33′15″N 122°30′38″W / 38.55417°N 122.51056°W / 38.55417; -122.51056Coordinates: 38°33′15″N 122°30′38″W / 38.55417°N 122.51056°W / 38.55417; -122.51056
Country  United States
State  California
County Napa County
Elevation[1] 282 ft (86 m)

Bale is an unincorporated community in Napa County, California.[1] It lies at an elevation of 282 feet (86 m).[1] Bale is located on the Carne Humana land grant, along the Southern Pacific Railroad, 4.25 miles (6.8 km) east-southeast of Calistoga.[2]

The place is named for Edward Turner Bale who received the Carne Humana land grant in 1841.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bale, 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. 598. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.