Forbes, California

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Former settlement
Forbes is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°00′05″N 122°32′16″W / 38.00139°N 122.53778°W / 38.00139; -122.53778Coordinates: 38°00′05″N 122°32′16″W / 38.00139°N 122.53778°W / 38.00139; -122.53778
CountryUnited States
CountyMarin County
Elevation33 ft (10 m)

Forbes is a former settlement in Marin County, California.[1] It was located on the Northwestern Pacific Railroad 7.5 miles (12 km) south-southeast of downtown Novato,[2] at an elevation of 33 feet (10 m).[1] Forbes still appeared on maps as of 1914.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Forbes, California
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 633. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.