Fallon, California

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Fallon
Fallon is located in California
Fallon
Fallon
Location in California
Fallon is located in the United States
Fallon
Fallon
Fallon (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°16′29″N 122°54′21″W / 38.27472°N 122.90583°W / 38.27472; -122.90583Coordinates: 38°16′29″N 122°54′21″W / 38.27472°N 122.90583°W / 38.27472; -122.90583
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyMarin County
Elevation75 ft (23 m)
Area code(s)707

Fallon is an unincorporated community in Marin County, California.[1] It is located 2 miles (3.2 km) north of Tomales,[2] at an elevation of 75 feet (23 m).[1]

The first post office at Fallon opened in 1898.[2] The name honors Luke and James Fallon, early local settlers.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fallon, 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. 631. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.