Murray, California

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For the former town in Lassen County, see Murray, Lassen County, California.
Murray
Unincorporated community
Murray is located in California
Murray
Murray
Murray is located in the US
Murray
Murray
Location in California
Coordinates: 36°05′39″N 120°00′12″W / 36.09417°N 120.00333°W / 36.09417; -120.00333Coordinates: 36°05′39″N 120°00′12″W / 36.09417°N 120.00333°W / 36.09417; -120.00333
Country United States
State California
County Kings County
Elevation[1] 256 ft (78 m)

Murray is an unincorporated community in Kings County, California.[1] It is located 9 miles (14 km) northeast of Avenal,[2] at an elevation of 256 feet (78 m).[1]

A post office operated at Murray from 1920 to 1929 and from 1938 to 1944.[2] The name honors David Murray, a leading figure in the local olive industry.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Murray, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1080. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.