Hildreth, California

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Hildreth is located in California
Location in California
Hildreth is located in the United States
Hildreth (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°06′32″N 119°37′59″W / 37.10889°N 119.63306°W / 37.10889; -119.63306Coordinates: 37°06′32″N 119°37′59″W / 37.10889°N 119.63306°W / 37.10889; -119.63306
CountryUnited States
CountyMadera County
Elevation1,247 ft (380 m)

Hildreth is an unincorporated community in Madera County, California.[1] It is located 3.5 miles (5.6 km) east-southeast of O'Neals,[2] at an elevation of 1247 feet (380 m).[1]

In the late 1870s, Tom Hildreth opened a store at the site, thereby beginning the town named for him.[2] A post office operated at Hildreth from 1886 to 1896.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hildreth, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 782. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.