Fruto, California

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Coordinates: 39°35′24″N 122°27′00″W / 39.59000°N 122.45000°W / 39.59000; -122.45000

Fruto
Fruto is located in California
Fruto
Fruto
Location in California
Fruto is located in the United States
Fruto
Fruto
Fruto (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°35′24″N 122°27′00″W / 39.59000°N 122.45000°W / 39.59000; -122.45000
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyGlenn County
Elevation610 ft (186 m)
West Side and Mendocino Railroad 1917 with Fruto as the western terminus

Fruto is an unincorporated community in Glenn County, California.[1] It is located 14 miles (23 km) west-northwest of Willows,[2] at an elevation of 610 feet (186 m).[1] It is located along State Route 162.

The Southern Pacific Railroad once had a depot, machine shed, small yard, and turntable at Fruto. The branch from Willows ran 17 miles, mainly along State Route 162. The branch was removed in 1951, except for a six-mile portion outside Willows which is owned by the California Northern Railroad and serves a fiberglass plant. A post office operated at Fruto from 1888 to 1953.[2]

Climate[edit]

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Fruto has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csa" on climate maps.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fruto, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 239. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Fruto, California