Eastport, California

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Eastport
Unincorporated community
Eastport is located in California
Eastport
Eastport
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°50′23″N 122°10′50″W / 37.83972°N 122.18056°W / 37.83972; -122.18056Coordinates: 37°50′23″N 122°10′50″W / 37.83972°N 122.18056°W / 37.83972; -122.18056[1]
Country United States
State California
County Contra Costa County
Elevation[1] 840 ft (256 m)
GNIS ID[1][2] 1658467
FIPS code[1][2] 06-21005

Eastport is a small unincorporated community in the Berkeley Hills, in southern Contra Costa County, California.[1]

Geography[edit]

Eastport is located 2.5 miles (4.0 km) south of Orinda,[3] at an elevation of 840 feet (256 m).[1] It lies along Pinehurst Road between Oakland and Canyon, which is the closest settlement.

Eastport's ZIP Code is 94516. The community is inside area code 510.

History[edit]

Eastport is located at what was the eastern portal of the Sacramento Northern Railroad Berkeley Hills Tunnel (abandoned 1957), hence the name.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Eastport (Contra Costa County, California)". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved May 10, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "FIPS55 Data: California". FIPS55 Data. United States Geological Survey. February 23, 2006. Archived from the original on June 18, 2006. Retrieved May 10, 2014.  External link in |work= (help)
  3. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 628. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.