Narbo, California

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Former settlement
Narbo is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°13′02″N 119°42′05″W / 37.21722°N 119.70139°W / 37.21722; -119.70139Coordinates: 37°13′02″N 119°42′05″W / 37.21722°N 119.70139°W / 37.21722; -119.70139
CountryUnited States
CountyMadera County
Elevation1,995 ft (608 m)

Narbo is a former settlement in Madera County, California.[1] It was located on Quartz Mountain about 4.25 miles (7 km) north of O'Neals,[2] at an elevation of 1995 feet (608 m).[1]

Narbo was a mining community financed by French investors.[2] The name Narbo comes from Narbonne, the name of one of the investors.[2] Narbo is the Latin name for the town Narbonne, France. A post office operated at Narbo from 1884 to 1887.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Narbo, California
  2. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 817. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.