Cortena, California

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Coordinates: 39°13′09″N 122°11′10″W / 39.21917°N 122.18611°W / 39.21917; -122.18611

Cortena
Unincorporated community
Cortena is located in California
Cortena
Cortena
Location in California
Cortena is located in the US
Cortena
Cortena
Cortena (the US)
Coordinates: 39°13′09″N 122°11′10″W / 39.21917°N 122.18611°W / 39.21917; -122.18611
Country United States
State California
County Colusa County
Elevation[1] 79 ft (24 m)

Cortena (formerly, Colusa Junction) is an unincorporated community in Colusa County, California. It lies at the junction of the Southern Pacific Railroad and the Colusa and Lake Railroad, at an elevation of 79 feet (24 m).[2] Colusa Junction had a post office from 1886 to 1914.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cortena, 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. 470. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.