Daulton, California

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Daulton
Daulton is located in California
Daulton
Daulton
Location in California
Daulton is located in the United States
Daulton
Daulton
Daulton (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°07′09″N 119°58′56″W / 37.11917°N 119.98222°W / 37.11917; -119.98222Coordinates: 37°07′09″N 119°58′56″W / 37.11917°N 119.98222°W / 37.11917; -119.98222
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyMadera County
Elevation404 ft (123 m)

Daulton is an unincorporated community in Madera County, California.[1] It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 8 miles (13 km) south-southwest of Raymond,[2] at an elevation of 404 feet (123 m).[1]

A post office operated at Daulton from 1899 to 1908.[2] The name honors Henry C. Daulton, chairman of the commission that established Madera County, who gave the railroad right of way on his land.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Daulton, 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. 764. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.