Las Juntas, California

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Las Juntas
Unincorporated community
Las Juntas is located in California
Las Juntas
Las Juntas
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°55′55″N 122°03′16″W / 37.93194°N 122.05444°W / 37.93194; -122.05444Coordinates: 37°55′55″N 122°03′16″W / 37.93194°N 122.05444°W / 37.93194; -122.05444[1]
Country United States
State California
County Contra Costa County
Elevation[1] 82 ft (25 m)
GNIS ID[1][2] 1658944
FIPS code[1][2] 06-40578

Las Juntas[1] (from Spanish, meaning: "Together/Closeness" or "The Close Women"),[3] formerly known as Oakleigh,[4] is an unincorporated community in Contra Costa County, California, United States.[1] It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 2 miles (3.2 km) north of downtown Walnut Creek,[4] at an elevation of 82 feet (25 m).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Las Juntas (Contra Costa County, California)". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved May 11, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "FIPS55 Data: California". FIPS55 Data. United States Geological Survey. February 23, 2006. Archived from the original on June 18, 2006. Retrieved May 11, 2014.  External link in |work= (help)
  3. ^ Real Academia Española, "Junta" entry, July 20, 2010
  4. ^ 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. 652. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.