Lerona, California

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Coordinates: 37°07′46″N 119°25′52″W / 37.12944°N 119.43111°W / 37.12944; -119.43111

Lerona is located in California
Location in California
Lerona is located in the United States
Lerona (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°07′46″N 119°25′52″W / 37.12944°N 119.43111°W / 37.12944; -119.43111
CountryUnited States
CountyFresno County
Elevation2,789 ft (850 m)

Lerona is an unincorporated community in Fresno County, California.[1] It is located 6.5 miles (10 km) west-northwest of Shaver Lake Heights,[2] at an elevation of 2789 feet (850 m).[1]

Lerona was a flag stop and station on the San Joaquin & Eastern railroad line. The origin of the name is unknown.[3]

The Lerona School District was founded in 1923.[4]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lerona, California
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1061. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
  3. ^ "Local Lore provided names of SJ&E Railroad Stations". June 12, 1960. p. 6-B.
  4. ^ "New School District is formed at Auberry". Fresno Bee. March 19, 1923.