Carneros, California

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Former settlement
Carneros is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°13′43″N 122°18′34″W / 38.22861°N 122.30944°W / 38.22861; -122.30944Coordinates: 38°13′43″N 122°18′34″W / 38.22861°N 122.30944°W / 38.22861; -122.30944
Country United States
State California
CountyNapa County
Elevation2 m (7 ft)

Carneros is a former settlement in Napa County, California.[1] It lay at an elevation of 7 feet (2 m).[1] Carneros was located on the Southern Pacific Railroad, 4.5 miles (7.2 km) northwest of Napa Junction.[2]

Carneros was named for the Rancho Rincon de los Carneros.[2] A post office functioned at Carneros from 1867 to 1868.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Carneros, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 613. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.