Femmon, California

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Femmon is a former settlement in Madera County, California.[1] It was located 3 miles (4.8 km) north of Ahwahnee.[1]

A post office operated at Femmon for a time in 1912, before being moved to Nipinnawasee.[1] The name honored Frank Femmon, who created a prize-winning apple cultivar.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 809. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.