Genevra, California

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Coordinates: 39°04′12″N 122°05′30″W / 39.07000°N 122.09167°W / 39.07000; -122.09167

Genevra
Unincorporated community
Genevra is located in California
Genevra
Genevra
Genevra is located in the US
Genevra
Genevra
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°04′12″N 122°05′30″W / 39.07000°N 122.09167°W / 39.07000; -122.09167
Country United States
State California
County Colusa County
Elevation[1] 98 ft (30 m)

Genevra (formerly, Berlin and Genevra Station) is an unincorporated community in Colusa County, California. It lies at an elevation of 98 feet (30 m). The place was named Berlin in the 1870s by officials of the Southern Pacific Railroad on whose tracks it was established.[2] The post office was established in 1876, and renamed from Berlin to Genevra during World War I; the post office closed in 1934.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Genevra, 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. 490. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.