Jewell, California

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Unincorporated community
Jewell is located in California
Location in California
Jewell is located in the US
Jewell (the US)
Coordinates: 38°02′12″N 122°44′45″W / 38.03667°N 122.74583°W / 38.03667; -122.74583Coordinates: 38°02′12″N 122°44′45″W / 38.03667°N 122.74583°W / 38.03667; -122.74583
Country United States
State California
County Marin County
Elevation[1] 79 ft (24 m)

Jewell (formerly, Jewells) is an unincorporated community in Marin County, California.[1] It is located 11 miles (18 km) west-southwest of Novato,[2] at an elevation of 79 feet (24 m).[1]

The name honors Omar Jewell, who ranched nearby in the 1860s.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Jewell, 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. 647. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.