Mount Boardman

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Mount Boardman
Mount Boardman is located in California
Mount Boardman
Mount Boardman
Location of Mount Boardman in California
Highest point
Elevation 3,621 ft (1,104 m)  NAVD 88[1]
Prominence 98 ft (30 m) [1]
Listing California county high points 49th
Coordinates 37°28′53″N 121°28′17″W / 37.4813222°N 121.47133°W / 37.4813222; -121.47133Coordinates: 37°28′53″N 121°28′17″W / 37.4813222°N 121.47133°W / 37.4813222; -121.47133[2]
Location Santa Clara, Alameda, San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties, California, U.S.
Parent range Diablo Range
Topo map USGS Mount Boardman

Mount Boardman is located in the Diablo Range in California. The summit is near a point where Santa Clara, Alameda, Stanislaus, and San Joaquin counties meet.[1] It was named for W. F. Boardman, the Alameda County surveyor between 1865 and 1869.[3]

There is a higher peak to the north which is unofficially called Boardman North and has an elevation of 3,629 feet (1,106 m).[4] This north peak, unnamed on topographic maps, is located on the Alameda – San Joaquin county line, and is the highest point in San Joaquin County.[4] Some snow falls on both peaks during the winter.[5]


  1. ^ a b c "Mount Boardman, California". 
  2. ^ "Mount Boardman". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  3. ^ Gudde, Erwin G. (1949). California Place Names. Berkeley: Univ. of California Press. p. 35. 
  4. ^ a b "Boardman North, California". 
  5. ^ "Subsection M262Ac - Diablo Range". U.S. Forest Service. Archived from the original on 2005-03-15. Retrieved 2014-02-22. 

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