Ingomar, California

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Ingomar
Unincorporated community
Ingomar is located in California
Ingomar
Ingomar
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°10′49″N 120°58′06″W / 37.18028°N 120.96833°W / 37.18028; -120.96833Coordinates: 37°10′49″N 120°58′06″W / 37.18028°N 120.96833°W / 37.18028; -120.96833
Country United States
State California
County Merced County
Elevation[1] 92 ft (28 m)

Ingomar is an unincorporated community in Merced County, California.[1] It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 10.5 miles (17 km) northwest of Los Banos,[2] at an elevation of 92 feet (28 m).[1]

A post office operated at Ingomar from 1890 to 1921.[2] The name was probably from the 1842 German play Ingomar, the Barbarian by Baron Eligius Franz Joseph von Münch-Bellinghausen, a popular work in the dramatic canon in the late 19th century.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ingomar, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 786. ISBN 9781884995149.