Fort Romie, California

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Fort Romie
Unincorporated community
Fort Romie is located in California
Fort Romie
Fort Romie
Location in California
Coordinates: 36°24′01″N 121°20′47″W / 36.40028°N 121.34639°W / 36.40028; -121.34639Coordinates: 36°24′01″N 121°20′47″W / 36.40028°N 121.34639°W / 36.40028; -121.34639
Country United States
State California
County Monterey County
Elevation[1] 187 ft (57 m)

Fort Romie (also, Romie)[2] is an unincorporated community in Monterey County, California.[1] It is located 2 miles (3.2 km) south-southwest of Soledad off County Route G17,[2] at an elevation of 187 feet (57 m).[1]

A post office operated at Romie from 1898 to 1900.[2] The name honors Charles Romie, a landowner who sold the land to the Salvation Army to establish an agricultural community at the site in 1898.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fort Romie, California
  2. ^ 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. 898. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.