Mark West, California

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Mark West, California
Mark West, California is located in California
Mark West, California
Mark West, California
Location within the state of California
Coordinates: 38°30′33.98″N 122°46′55.99″W / 38.5094389°N 122.7822194°W / 38.5094389; -122.7822194Coordinates: 38°30′33.98″N 122°46′55.99″W / 38.5094389°N 122.7822194°W / 38.5094389; -122.7822194
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountySonoma
Elevation420 ft (128 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
95492
Area code(s)707
GNIS feature ID228117

Mark West is an unincorporated community immediately north of Santa Rosa, California in Sonoma County, California, United States. Mark West is located along Mark West Springs Road adjacent to U.S. Highway 101. The community of Mark West is named for Scottish American pioneer William Marcus West.[2]

After the San Francisco and North Pacific Railroad was extended to Cloverdale in the 1870s, its trains stopped in Mark West.[3]

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mark West
  2. ^ Mark West Area Chamber of Commerce: Mark West history
  3. ^ Draper, Prudence and Lloyd (2004). Images of America: Cotati. Arcadia Publishing. ISBN 0-7385-2873-0.