Lone Star, Fresno County, California

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Coordinates: 36°42′02″N 119°40′52″W / 36.70056°N 119.68111°W / 36.70056; -119.68111

Lone Star
Unincorporated community
Lone Star is located in California
Lone Star
Lone Star
Location in California
Lone Star is located in the US
Lone Star
Lone Star
Lone Star (the US)
Coordinates: 36°42′02″N 119°40′52″W / 36.70056°N 119.68111°W / 36.70056; -119.68111
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyFresno County
Elevation[1]318 ft (97 m)

Lone Star (formerly, Lonestar) is an unincorporated community in Fresno County, California.[1] It is located on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad 3.25 miles (5 km) east-northeast of Malaga,[2] at an elevation of 318 feet (97 m).[1]

The Lonestar post office operated from 1891 to 1895 and from 1900 to 1910.[2] The place was named by the first settlers after their former home state, Texas (the Lone Star State).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lone Star, Fresno County, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1065. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.