Hershey, California

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Coordinates: 38°55′32″N 121°59′48″W / 38.92556°N 121.99667°W / 38.92556; -121.99667

Unincorporated community
Hershey is located in California
Hershey is located in the US
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°55′32″N 121°59′48″W / 38.92556°N 121.99667°W / 38.92556; -121.99667
Country United States
State California
County Yolo County
Colusa County
Elevation[1] 141 ft (43 m)

Hershey is an unincorporated community in Colusa and Yolo counties in the U.S. state of California. It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 3.25 miles (5.2 km) north-northwest of Dunnigan,[2] at an elevation of 141 feet (43 m). It is named after Yolo County's first assemblyman, David N. Hershey.[2]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hershey, 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. 498. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 

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