Hodson, California

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Coordinates: 37°59′48″N 120°41′08″W / 37.99667°N 120.68556°W / 37.99667; -120.68556

Hodson
Former settlement
Hodson is located in California
Hodson
Hodson
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°59′48″N 120°41′08″W / 37.99667°N 120.68556°W / 37.99667; -120.68556
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyCalaveras County
Elevation971 ft (296 m)

Hodson is a former settlement in Calaveras County, California. It lay at an elevation of 971 feet (296 m), 2.5 miles (4.0 km) west-northwest of Copperopolis.[2] A post office operated at Hodson from 1898 to 1906, and again from 1915 to 1917.[2]

The town was named in honor of J.J. Hodson, a copper mining financier.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hodson, 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. 783. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.

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