Fish Rock, California

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Fish Rock
Fish Rock is located in California
Fish Rock
Fish Rock
Location in California
Fish Rock is located in the United States
Fish Rock
Fish Rock
Fish Rock (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°48′18″N 123°35′07″W / 38.80500°N 123.58528°W / 38.80500; -123.58528Coordinates: 38°48′18″N 123°35′07″W / 38.80500°N 123.58528°W / 38.80500; -123.58528
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyMendocino County
Elevation171 ft (52 m)

Fish Rock (formerly, Fishrock and Conways Landing)[2] is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California.[1] It is located 4 miles (6.4 km) northwest of Gualala,[2] at an elevation of 171 feet (52 m).[1]

The Conways Landing post office opened in 1870, changed its name to Fish Rock in 1871, closed in 1873, re-opened in 1885, moved in 1908, and closed for good in 1910.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fish Rock, 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. 60. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.