Lillis, California

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Coordinates: 36°26′18″N 119°43′03″W / 36.43833°N 119.71750°W / 36.43833; -119.71750

Former settlement
Lillis is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 36°26′18″N 119°43′03″W / 36.43833°N 119.71750°W / 36.43833; -119.71750
CountryUnited States
CountyFresno County
Elevation253 ft (77 m)

Lillis (formerly, Sans Tache)[2] is a former settlement in Fresno County, California.[1] It was located on the railroad 2 miles (3.2 km) west of Laton,[2] at an elevation of 253 feet (77 m).[1] Lillis still appeared on maps as of 1927.[1]

The name honors Simon C. Lillis, ranch superintendent.[2] A post office operated at Lillis from 1890, to 1900 when the service transferred to Laton.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lillis, California
  2. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1060. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.