Nairn, California

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Former settlement
Nairn is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°22′28″N 120°30′12″W / 37.37444°N 120.50333°W / 37.37444; -120.50333Coordinates: 37°22′28″N 120°30′12″W / 37.37444°N 120.50333°W / 37.37444; -120.50333
CountryUnited States
CountyMerced County
Elevation187 ft (57 m)

Nairn is a former settlement in Merced County, California.[1] It was located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 6 miles (9.7 km) east-northeast of Atwater,[2] at an elevation of 187 feet (57 m).[1] Nairn still appeared on USGS maps as of 1917.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Nairn, California
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 808. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.