Murray, California

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Murray
Unincorporated community
Murray is located in California
Murray
Murray
Location in California
Murray is located in the US
Murray
Murray
Murray (the US)
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.