Luzon, California

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Luzon is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°00′52″N 122°15′05″W / 38.01444°N 122.25139°W / 38.01444; -122.25139Coordinates: 38°00′52″N 122°15′05″W / 38.01444°N 122.25139°W / 38.01444; -122.25139[1]
CountryUnited States
CountyContra Costa County
Elevation95 ft (29 m)
GNIS ID[1][2]1659027
FIPS code[1][2]06-44550

Luzon,[1] formerly known as Lutzon, is an unincorporated community in Contra Costa County, California, United States.[1] It is located on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad 6.25 miles (10 km) west of Martinez,[3] at an elevation of 95 feet (29 m).[1] The place was named after Luzon island in the Philippines.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Luzon (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)CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  3. ^ 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. 658. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.