Fountain Springs, California

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Fountain Springs
Former settlement
Coordinates: 35°53′28″N 118°54′56″W / 35.891111°N 118.915556°W / 35.891111; -118.915556Coordinates: 35°53′28″N 118°54′56″W / 35.891111°N 118.915556°W / 35.891111; -118.915556
CountryUnited States
CountyTulare County
Reference no.648[1]

Fountain Springs was a settlement established in Tulare County before 1855, at the junction of the Stockton - Los Angeles Road and the road to the Kern River gold mines. From 1858 to 1861, Fountain Springs was a station on the Butterfield Overland Mail route, 14 miles southeast of Tule River Station and 12 miles north of Mountain House.[2] The site of the settlement was 1 1/2 miles northwest of the California Historical Landmark NO. 648 on the southwest corner of County Roads J22 and M 109 (old Springville Stage Route), in Tulare County, California.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Fountain Springs". Office of Historic Preservation, California State Parks. Retrieved 2012-10-18.
  2. ^ List of Stations from New York Times, October 14 1858, Itinerary of the Route