Lynn, Oakland, California

Coordinates: 37°48′04″N 122°13′59″W / 37.8011°N 122.2331°W / 37.8011; -122.2331
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Lynn is a former settlement in Alameda County, California. It was located northeast of Brooklyn.[1] In 1870, Lynn and Brooklyn incorporated as Brooklyn[1] In 1872, voters approved the annexation by Oakland.[1] Lynn hosted a large shoe and boot factory, the "Lynn Boot and Shoe Manufacturing Company" which incorporated in 1869 and was named after Lynn, Massachusetts which also had a large footwear industry.[1]


  1. ^ 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. 674. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.

37°48′04″N 122°13′59″W / 37.8011°N 122.2331°W / 37.8011; -122.2331