Miller, California

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For the place in Madera County formerly with this name, see Kismet, California.
Miller
Former settlement
Miller is located in California
Miller
Miller
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°01′42″N 122°31′23″W / 38.02833°N 122.52306°W / 38.02833; -122.52306Coordinates: 38°01′42″N 122°31′23″W / 38.02833°N 122.52306°W / 38.02833; -122.52306
Country United States
State California
County Marin County
Elevation[1] 23 ft (7 m)

Miller is a former settlement in Marin County, California.[1] It was located on the Northwestern Pacific Railroad 6 miles (9.7 km) south-southeast of downtown Novato,[2] at an elevation of 23 feet (7 m).[1] Miller still appeared on maps as of 1914.[1]

The name honors James Miller, who settled on part of Rancho San Pedro, Santa Margarita y Las Gallinas in 1845.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Miller, 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. 663. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.