Mendenhall Springs, California

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Coordinates: 37°35′18″N 121°38′52″W / 37.58833°N 121.64778°W / 37.58833; -121.64778

Mendenhall Springs
Unincorporated community
Mendenhall Springs is located in California
Mendenhall Springs
Mendenhall Springs
Mendenhall Springs is located in the US
Mendenhall Springs
Mendenhall Springs
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°35′18″N 121°38′52″W / 37.58833°N 121.64778°W / 37.58833; -121.64778
Country United States
State California
County Alameda County
Elevation[1] 1,818 ft (554 m)

Mendenhall Springs is an unincorporated community in Alameda County, California. It is located 9 miles (14 km) southeast of Livermore,[2] at an elevation of 1818 feet (554 m).

William M. Mendenhall established a health spa here in the 1870s, which by 1909 had accommodations for 75 people, from springs that had been diverted through tunnels originally bored for gold prospecting.[2]


This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Mendenhall Springs has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mendenhall Springs, California
  2. ^ 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. 662. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Mendenhall Springs, California

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