Magnet, California

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Magnet
Former settlement
Magnet is located in California
Magnet
Magnet
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°09′08″N 119°39′42″W / 37.15222°N 119.66167°W / 37.15222; -119.66167Coordinates: 37°09′08″N 119°39′42″W / 37.15222°N 119.66167°W / 37.15222; -119.66167
Country United States
State California
County Madera County
Elevation[1] 1,404 ft (428 m)

Magnet is a former settlement in Madera County, California.[1] It was located 4 miles (6.4 km) northeast of O'Neals,[2] at an elevation of 1404 feet (428 m).[1]

A post office operated at Magnet from 1900 to 1907.[2] The name came from the Magnet mine.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Magnet, 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. 811. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.