Nacimiento, California

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Unincorporated community
Nacimiento is located in California
Nacimiento is located in the US
Location in California
Coordinates: 35°48′33″N 120°44′30″W / 35.80917°N 120.74167°W / 35.80917; -120.74167Coordinates: 35°48′33″N 120°44′30″W / 35.80917°N 120.74167°W / 35.80917; -120.74167
Country United States
State California
County Monterey County
Elevation[1] 636 ft (194 m)

Nacimiento is an unincorporated community in Monterey County, California.[1] It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 5 miles (8 km) southeast of Bradley,[2] at an elevation of 636 feet (194 m).[1]

The name, applied by the railroad in 1905, is from the Nacimiento River.[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, Nacimiento has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[3]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Nacimiento, 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. 928. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Nacimiento, California