Goecken, California

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Goecken is a former settlement in Alameda County, California. It is located north of Greenville.[1] The name is in honor of Herman Bernard Goecken, local rancher.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 638. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 

Coordinates: 37°43′30″N 121°41′31″W / 37.725°N 121.692°W / 37.725; -121.692