Bryson, California

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Bryson Walker
Bryson Walker is located in California
Bryson Walker
Bryson Walker
Location in California
Bryson Walker is located in the United States
Bryson Walker
Bryson Walker
Bryson Walker (the United States)
Coordinates: 35°48′24″N 121°05′26″W / 35.80667°N 121.09056°W / 35.80667; -121.09056Coordinates: 35°48′24″N 121°05′26″W / 35.80667°N 121.09056°W / 35.80667; -121.09056
CountryUnited States
CountyMonterey County
Elevation968 ft (295 m)
GNIS feature ID252862

Bryson (originally, Sapaque)[2] is an unincorporated community in Monterey County, California.[1] It is located 12 miles (19 km) south-southeast of Jolon,[2] at an elevation of 968 feet (295 m).[1]

The Bryson post office operated from 1887 to 1937, moving in 1889, 1898, 1899, 1905, and 1906.[2] The place, originally called Sapaque, was renamed in honor of an early settler and store owner.[2]


At the county level, Bryson is represented on the Monterey County Board of Supervisors by Supervisor Dave Potter.[3]

In the California State Legislature, Bryson is in the 17th Senate District, represented by Democrat Bill Monning, and in the 30th Assembly District, represented by Democrat Robert Rivas.[4]

In the United States House of Representatives, Bryson is in California's 20th congressional district, represented by Democrat Jimmy Panetta[5]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bryson, California
  2. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 875. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
  3. ^ "Monterey County Supervisorial District 5 Map (North District 5)" (PDF). County of Monterey. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 July 2012. Retrieved 21 September 2012.
  4. ^ "Statewide Database". UC Regents. Archived from the original on February 1, 2015. Retrieved February 11, 2015.
  5. ^ "California's 20th Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved September 24, 2014.