Burchell, California

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Former settlement
Burchell is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°15′44″N 120°17′14″W / 37.26222°N 120.28722°W / 37.26222; -120.28722Coordinates: 37°15′44″N 120°17′14″W / 37.26222°N 120.28722°W / 37.26222; -120.28722
Country United States
State California
County Merced County
Elevation[1] 236 ft (72 m)

Burchell is a former settlement in Merced County, California.[1] It was located on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad 2.5 miles (4 km)southeast of Planada,[2] at an elevation of 236 feet (72 m).[1] It still appeared on USGS maps as of 1918.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Burchell, California
  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. 752. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.