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

Hershey is located in California
Location in California
Hershey is located in the United States
Hershey (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°55′32″N 121°59′48″W / 38.92556°N 121.99667°W / 38.92556; -121.99667
CountryUnited States
CountyYolo County
Colusa County
Elevation141 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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