Maine Prairie, California

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Community and station in 1916

Maine Prairie is an unincorporated community located in Solano County, California east of Elmira, California on the Maine Prairie Slough at latitude 38.308 and longitude -121.759. The elevation is 7 feet (2.1 m). Maine Prairie appears on the Dozier U.S. Geological Survey Map.

During the American Civil War, it was a township large enough to support a California Militia Company (the Maine Prairie Rifles) from Sept. 19, 1863 to June 23, 1868. The township appears on an 1890 map of Solano County.[1]

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  1. ^ Vincent Verga and Ray Jones (2010). California: Mapping the Golden State Through History. Morris Book Publishing. p. 55. ISBN 978-0-7627-4530-2.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)

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Coordinates: 38°18′29″N 121°45′32″W / 38.30806°N 121.75889°W / 38.30806; -121.75889